Nogas Island corals get restoration support
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In an effort to help restore the damaged coral reefs in Nogas Island, Anini-y town, the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division and 301st and 82nd Infantry Brigades based in Miag-ao, Iloilo partnered with the municipal government y headed by Mayor Reynaldo Pollicar. The partnership was made possible with the assistance of the of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the University of San Carlos (USC) through the “FILIPINNOVATION” program on National Coral Restoration Program. This program aims to promote science-based coral reef management; establish technology pilot demo sites for coral restoration and propagation; and establish innovative scaled up model for coral reef enhancement using electric mineral growth (EMG) technology.
Nogas Island corals get restoration support.2013, February 21). The Daily Guardian, p. B6.
Coral reef restoration; Coral reefs; Ecotourism; Coral reef conservation; Environmental protection; Department of Science and Technology (DOST); 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army; 82nd Infantry Battalion; University of San Carlos; 301st Infantry Battalion; Pagdilao, Cesario; de los Santos, Vicente; Pollicar, Reynaldo
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