Boracay wetlands being threatened
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) wants to preserve the wetlands in the country’s premier beach destination, Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. DENR Director for Western Visayas Jim Sampulna said the wetlands behind the shopping area D’Mall have been damaged. Sampulna said he has discussed with the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), an attached agency of DENR, the proposed preservation project.
Yap, T., & Aguirre, J. N. (2017, February 24). Boracay wetlands being threatened. Manila Bulletin, p. 13.
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Wetlands; Environmental restoration; Environmental protection; Ecotourism; Water pollution; Man-induced effects; Land reclamation; Environmental legislation; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Environmental Management Bureau (EMB); Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA); Department of Tourism (DOT); Sampulna, Jim; Aborka, Merlene
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