LOOK: Fish now thrive in Baseco Lagoon

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (center, in black jacket) delights at the sight of a number of fish including tilapia and bangus (inset) that now thrive in BASECO lagoon which he said is a testament to the success of the Manila Bay cleanup. The environment chief visited BASECO on December 22 for the mangrove planting activity as part of the rehabilitation of the bay. Others in photo are (L to R, front row): Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Danilo D. Lim, DENR Undersecretary Benny D. Antiporda, and DENR-National Capital Region Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Al O. Orolfo Photo: DENR