Mangroves act as buffers during inclement weather
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 6 has embarked on mangrove tree growing as part of the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP). NGP targets to plant 1.5 billion trees across 1.5- million hectares of land area in the country. In Western Visayas, mangrove forests are scattered across 83 coastal municipalities.
Mangroves act as buffers during inclement weather. (2014, May 26). Panay News, p. 6.
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