10 months Coral cover found in Manila Bay MB
By Ellalyn de Vera Ruiz Experts and researchers of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have discovered live coral cover in the Manila Bay, buoying hopes that the heavily-polluted body of water could still be restored to its pristine condition. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE) DENR’s research arm Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) has conducted an inventory of the coral ecosystems within Manila Bay, and found out that many of them are thriving despite environmental and human pressures. ERDB supervising science research specialist Jose Isidro Michael Padin said a majority of the coral cover was found in Corregidor and ... more