Expert pushes for scientific approach in preserving Esplanade mangroves
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A Mangrove expert is pushing for a scientific approach in preserving the mangroves along certain sections of the Iloilo River Esplanade project. Prof. Rex Sadaba of the University of the Philippines-Visayas said the species and characteristics of mangroves should be considered before planting. “The scientific study should be the basis of management,” Sadaba said.
Conserva, L. H. (2018, April 4). Expert pushes for a scientific approach in preserving Esplanade mangroves. The Daily Guardian, pp. 1, 14.
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Mangroves; Ecosystems; Carbon sinks; Mangrove conservation; Management; Salinity; Ecological balance; Habitat; Breeding sites; Carbon sinks; Barriers; Storm surge barriers; Conferences; Environmental protection; Mangrove restoration; Private sector; Avicennia; University of the Philippines Visayas; Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); Sadaba, Rex; Fruto, Al
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