Seaweed for income, and vs climate change
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Manila, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started identifying possible sites for seaweed farming, an alternative source of income for coastal communities that can help counter the effects of climate change. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said the department, with the help of other government agencies and concerned parties, is now looking to boost local production of seaweed.
Villanueva, R. (2016, December 15). Seaweed for income, and vs climate change. The Philippine Star, p. B-6.
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Seaweeds; Seaweed culture; Aquaculture economics; Climatic changes; Development projects; University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute; National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI); Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA); Department of Agriculture (DA); Biodiversity Management Bureau; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Lopez, Gina
- The Philippine Star