The DENR XII office of the Protected Area Superintendent in partnership with the Conservation and Development Division initiated the Training Workshop on Dugong Conservation and Monitoring of the Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape (SBPS) at Greenleaf Hotel in General Santos City from December 8-10.

Dr. Lemnuel Aragones, director of the University of the Philippines Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology and Head of the Marine Mammal Resource and Stranding Laboratory speaks with some 35 participants from LGUs covered by the SBPS and partner enforcement agencies.

The activity focuses on addressing the issues on dugong strandings in SBPS. SWOT Analysis and Mapping of Potential Threats in Sarangani Bay are among the tools used to analyze the situation.

From 2016 to 2017, the Sarangani Protected Area Management Board recorded nine (9) dugong strandings in SBPS. (MMAdam) Photos: CA Dandan



The DENR XII in partnership with Mahintana Foundation engages with national government agencies, local government units, civil society organizations, non-government organizations, cooperatives, academe and private sectors on Thursday, January 10 in General Santos City to discuss the current situations and initiatives in Buayan-Malungon River Basin. 

The summit also seeks to gather commitments and pledges facilitating the delivery of goods and services and develop a 10-year road map which will serve as the operational plan for the implementation of the Climate Responsive Integrated River Basin Master Plan for the Buayan-Malungon River Basin. (MMMaulana/MMAdam)

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