Mindoreños patrol for watershed protection
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Twenty-four community members from the municipalities of Naujan and Victoria in Oriental Mindoro attended the first training under the Bantay Gubat (forest warden) program conducted by the Haribon Foundation and funded by the United States Agency for International Aid (USAID). Talino Balakilan of Barangay Banuton committed to educate his community about proper waste segregation and how wastes affect the rivers. “I look forward to making my family eco-friendly,” Satorenas said, referring to changing the mindset of her family members who practice forest extraction.
Mindoreños patrol for watershed protection. (2017, August 10). Manila Times, p. B6.
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Watersheds; Environmental protection; Training; Forests; Deforestation; Climatic changes; Rivers; Saline water; Earthquakes; Flash floods; Wastes; Haribon Foundation; United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United States Agency for International Aid (USAID); Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO); Tipas, Jimar; Gillado, Novelyn; Mabunga, Luis
- The Manila Times