5,000 mangroves planted in Anilao
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A total of 5,000 mangroves seedlings composed of potted bakawan (Rhizopora apiculata) and bungalon (Avicennia officinalis) were planted in Barangay San Carlos, Anilao, Iloilo, recently. The tree-planting activity was in support of the celebration of Earth Day 2017 and of the Iloilo Provincial Government Action for Re-greening and Transformation for Climate Change Adaptation (ART-CCA) program of the province of Iloilo. Under the ART-CCA program, every barangay in the province of Iloilo has target no. of seedlings to plant every year.
5,000 mangroves planted in Anilao. (2017, May 28). Panay News, p. B2.
Mangroves; Environmental restoration; Mangrove conservation; Environmental protection; Governments; Rhizophora apiculata; Avicennia officinalis; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP); Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); Sampulna, Jim
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