Phl to host meet on protecting dugong
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Continuing its efforts to protect the sea cow from the threat of extinction, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ( DENR) will host a two- day conference with representatives from 21 countries next week. The dugong, hunted for meat and oil, is one of the largest of the worldÕs marine herbivores, feeding mainly on seagrass along coastal areas. It is considered vulnerable to extinction under the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Punongbayan, M. (2013, February 17). Phl to host meet on protecting dugong. The Philippine Star, p. B-12.
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