MEDAN. Mangrove forest has a variety of useful functions such as a place of canoeing, fishing, and watching variety of birds, protects the coastline from abrasion and dampen big waves.
In regard to these functions, preserving mangrove forest is a must. In addition, a significant damage on mangrove forest along the coastline could give a contribution on greenhouse gas emission.
Therefore to preserve mangrove forest at Belawan Sicanang Village, Medan Belawan District, Medan, PT. Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) collaborated with RZ to plant 10.000 of mangrove seed along the shoreline of Belawan Sicanang.
“This action is a part of our contribution in preserving mangrove forest and preventing the damage to ecosystems of flora and fauna in the coastline,” Sabarudin, Regional Head Distribution III of PT. Perusahaan Gas Negara (persero) Tbk, said, Monday (5/10). ***