Australian Embassy supports marine conservation in Mindoro
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The Australian Embassy, through its Direct Aid Program (DAP), has funded community group Kaunsayan Formation for Community Development (KAFCODE) to establish 200 artificial reef modules to help rehabilitate the marine ecosystems of Barangays Wawa and Balitr ehich are under threat from unsustainable fishing practices, habitat degradation and unregulated coastal development. Australian Ambassador Rod Smith commended KAFCODE for its effort to protect and preserve local environments to ensure their long-term sustainability.
Australian Embassy supports marine conservation in Mindoro. (2010, June 9). The Manila Times, p. C4.
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