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Philippines, neighbors come together for benefit of Coral Triangle
Source: Inquirer Global Nation

 

Against the backdrop of territorial disputes roiling the region, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, East Timor and the island states of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on Thursday presented before the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other institutional donors marine and coastal projects designed to protect the Coral Triangle, a triangular area of the tropical marine waters recognized as the global center of marine biodiversity. Representatives of the six countries stressed at Thursday’s meeting that the health of the Coral Triangle was vital to their economies.  READ MORE ».