Experts push solutions for PH corals
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Marine biologists and experts in a recent forum put forward science-based solutions to address issues on protecting the country’s corals. Wilfredo Roehl Licuanan, in his talk entitled “Current Status of PH Coral Reefs and Prospects for the Near Future,” recommended to “fix the reef first before transplant.” “Reefs do not form overnight. They take thousands of years to develop,” Licuanan said, adding that a coral reef crisis cannot be resolved by coral gardening as it is expensive and is not practical. Coral gardening is the cultivation of corals for commercial purposes or coral reef restoration.
Experts push solutions for PH corals. (2017, August 31). The Manila Times, p. B5.
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Coral; Coral reefs; Coral reef conservation; Resource conservation; Coral farming; Man-induced effects; Biodiversity; Coral reef restoration; Ecotourism; coral; Algal blooms; Storm surges; Oceanography; Marine resources; coral; Department of Science and Technology. Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development. Marine Resources Research Division (MRRD); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Licuanan, Wilfredo Roehl; Acedera, Mari-Ann; Cabaitan, Patrick; Villanoy, Cesar; Nacorda, Hildie Maria
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