REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY FORUM

 

(September 27,2017,Lake Sebu,South Cotabato) Happening Now.Department of Environment and Natural Resources through Ecosystem Research and Development Bureau ERDB with Mining and Degraded Area Rehabilitation Research Center conducts Regional Technology Forum on Invasive Alien Species: Its threats to Environment and Natural Resources,Food and National Security.Chief, ERDB - ZFERD Carmelita I. Villamor (right photo,standing) presents an overview of IAS's negative impacts such as the "Buyo-Buyo" with scientific name, Piper Aducum L. and other floras and faunas that may threat the economic and physiological aspects of Lake Sebu.(KBBenpolok/RPAO/DENRXII)

 

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WORKSHOP ON FLAGSHIP CAMPAIGN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SARANGANI BAY PROTECTED SEASCAPE

October 24, 2017 - The recently conducted Training Workshop on Flagship Campaign Development for the Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape was attended by Information Officers, representatives of the MENRO covered by the SBPS, staff from BFAR and staff from the PENRO.

Among the highlights of the activity were the identification of behavioural change that needs campaign for the conservation and protection of the Sarangani Bay. Also, the participants were able to choose three vulnerable flagship species found within the protected seascape. These are the green sea turtle, Thalassodendrom ciliatum (seagrass) and priority is the dugong, listed as one of the endangered species. Just this October, 3 dugongs were found dead along the shore of the SBPS. Activities for the 22nd Anniversary of the SBPS since it was declared in 1996 as a protected area were also planned out. (MMAdam)

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