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DENR to rehabilitate Manila Bay using same strategy as Boracay
Buoyed by the success of the Boracay Rehabilitation, The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is preparing to Embark on a highly ambitious and more complicated endeavor restoring manila bay to its pristine ...
- December 20, 2018
About the Boracay closure
The famous island, one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation, has just closed for environmental issues that president Duterte highlighted a while ago. The coliform level in one of its barangays has reached an ...
- April 30, 2018
Gov't may limit tourists, infrastructures in Boracay
Interior Undersecretary Epimaco III on Friday said the government may limit the number of tourists and infrastructure on Boracay island to prevent another shutdown. Densing said the rehabilitation of the island is on course ...
- July 14, 2018
Goals for Boracay: Staying within its ‘carrying capacity’ and no more shortcuts for permits
It's a long six months for Task Force Boracay, but Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Eduardo Año said that their sleeves are rolled up and they are ready for the grueling and somewhat thankless job. In a press ...
- April 28, 2018
‘Not the next Boracay’: Guimaras vows to curb waste problems
With its booming tourism industry, the provincial government of Guimaras said it will do its best to avoid becoming “the next Boracay” as more foreign investors are expected to expand in the island. In his State of the ...
- December 20, 2018
DENR signs MOA, firm turns over surf rake beach cleaner
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- April 9, 2019
'Coastal cleanup is just the beginning'
The Iloilo City government’s “One Time Big Time” coastal cleanup on March 30, 2019 is only the beginning of a longer journey towards the restoration of the coastal waters in Iloilo City, according to Mayor Jose Espinosa ...
- April 1, 2019
PNoy's help sought on oil spill compensation
The mayor of Nueva Valencia Guimaras appealed to President Benigno Aquino III to help hasten the case filed against those responsible for the massive oil spill in the island eight years ago. In a letter dated June 20, 2014, ...
- August 12, 2014
DOT-6 supports underwater clean up in Boracay
The Department of Tourism supports the underwater clean up of the white beach area of Boracay Island organized by the Philippine Travel Factory. The project aims to promote awareness in the protection of the Island’s ...
- March 18, 2019
For good or for show?: City Hall mulls Boracay-like rehab of coastal barangays
Inspired by the national government’s initiative in Boracay Island in Aklan and Manila Bay rehabilitation program, the city government will soon be launching its own coastal cleanup in 26 coastal barangays in the metro ...
- March 6, 2019