PH plan to introduce predator turtle in Laguna Lake assailed

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  By Handog Malaya Vera-Yamamoto, Gerry Albert Corpuz and Himala dela Cuesta  


MANILA, Philippines-Laguna Lake-based groups Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), Save Laguna Lake Movement (SLLM) and Anakpawis partly list-Laguna Lake chapter today rejected the plan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to introduce a predator breed of turtle in Laguna Lake to eliminate the presence of knife fish in the 90,000 hectare lake.

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