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Shell diggers threaten mangrove area
Source: Inquirer News

 

A three-hectare mangrove area in barangay Buagsong, Cordova town is facing a new threat – fishermen digging dead white bubble shells locally known as “kyu-os,” which they would sell to shellcraft exporters. Fishermen, mostly from another barangay, had devastated the mangrove area as they search and dig, and sift through the sand looking for “kyu-os,” said Eugenio Ventura, barangay councilor of Buagsong yesterday.  READ MORE ».