New 18-hectare MPA launched in Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro

Posted: June 25, 2015

Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro - A new 18-hectare marine protected area (MPA) was launched on June 24, 2015 at barangay Maasin in the municipality of Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro by the provincial, municipal and barangay local governments together with Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI).


The MPA is located in between the island barangays of Maasin and Balatasan and is composed of fringing reefs. The milestone was celebrated by the community and was likewise joined by the youth and schoolchildren.

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