Giant clams up for adoption
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Be a foster parent to an endangered clam and help the environment. For P200 to P400, you can adopt a baby giant clam at a marine center here, but you can’t take it home. The adopted clam gets named by the parent and released in a special section of the country’s largest giant clam ocean nursery off Silaqui Island in Pangasinan province. The marine laboratory of the University of the Philippines’ Marine Science Institute (UPMSI) here conceptualized the adoption program to draw support for giant clam conservation.
Cardinoza, G. (2018, April 23). Giant clams up for adoption. Philippine Daily Inquirer, pp. A1, A3.
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Cardinoza, Gabriel (Philippine Daily Inquirer,
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