It is endowed with vast coastal and ocean resources that include critical habitats such as mangroves, coral reefs, sea grass beds. Alluring seascapes, and rare marine flora and fauna, all which provide both economic and ecological benefits.
The Month of the Ocean (MOO) is celebrated annually in the Philippines during the month of May by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 57 issued in 1999.
This promotes sustainable development of coastal and marine resources and ensure that the marine environment is protected from all forms of degradation
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