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when: 14.Feb.2015 - 14.Feb.2015  
Event title Love Affair with Nature
Where: Puerto Princesa mangrove areas - Puerto Princesa
Category: Conservation
Event description:
love_affair.jpgFebruary 14th. Puerto Princesa City’s expression of love for Mother Nature is celebrated the extraordinary way. The yearly celebration features a mangrove planting festivity in the coastal zones to restore degraded mangrove areas. The event heightens awareness on the ecological role of mangroves and other coastal ecosystems in the vital web of life. Environmental quiz bees, film showing, band concert and beach games liven up the event.
Venue Puerto Princesa mangrove areas
Homepage: No Homepage available  
City Puerto Princesa
Location description:

Palawan contains 43% of the total mangrove forests of the Philippines and Puerto Princesa is a city in the country where the total area of mangrove forests do not decline, but are increasing.

Mangroves play an important role in coastal ecosystems. They form important nurseries for many fish and shrimp species, but also for spiny lobster larvae. Besides, they produce good quality wood, basic ingredients for medicines, fruits and seafood products like oysters and several shells. 










































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