Firm in hot water over mangrove destruction
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued a cease and desist order against Psalm Property Venture and Development Corporation (PPVDC) for destroying a number of mangroves by backfilling limestone materials inside a timberland area in Sitio Tulay, Cotcot, Liloan town in Cebu province. The order was signed by Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer in Cebu City, Raul Pasoc, last July 31 addressed to Avelino Albines that was received on the same day by a certain Nenecris Cataga. Nearly 200 mangrove trees and shrubs were damaged as a result of the construction of a road network that has an estimated area of 1,500 square meters or five meters in width and 300 meters in length.
Firm in hot water over mangrove destruction. (2015, August 3). Manila Times, p. A7.
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Mangrove restoration; Mangroves; Environmental legislation; Climatic changes; Mitigation; Mangrove conservation; Environmental protection; Environmental restoration; Limestone; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Psalm Property Venture and Developement Corporation (PPVDC); Community Environment and Natural Resources Office; Cataga, Nenecris; Montejo, Isabelo; Pasoc, Raul; Albines, Avelino
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