Why mangroves matter
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Mangroves support the natural food chain by forming a link between land and sea. They serve as the sanctuary of both aquatic and terrestrial wildlife while acting as frontline guardians of coastal communities against storm surges. Mangroves help a great deal in the propagation of fish and other fishery products because the mangrove ecosystem is a part of their habitat. With this in mind, Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has put up under the umbrella of the foundation’s environmental program called Shore it Up, its Mangrove Propagation/ Protection and Information Centers in Alaminos, Pangasinan and Del Carmen, Siargao, Surigao del Norte. These facilities serve as centers for the protection and propagation of mangrove trees in coastal estuaries.
Why mangroves matter. (2017, July 14). The Philippine Star, p. H6.
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