‘Waste of time’: Algae cleanup in Boracay offers brief relief, scientist says
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The daily removal of unwelcome green algae carpeting Boracay’s shores won’t do it, according to a marine biology expert at the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV). “It is a waste of time. If the cause of water pollution is not solved, the algae will keep on returning,” said Dr. Resurreccion Sadaba, a professor at the Division of Biological Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences, UPV.
Cordero, I. P. (2018, April 29). ‘Waste of time’: DENR algae cleanup in Boracay offers brief relief - scientist. Panay News, pp. 1, 14.
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Water pollution; Algae; Waste water; Oil spills; Marine ecology; Environmental restoration; Waste water; Wastewater treatment; Mangroves; Mangrove restoration; Oil spills; Governments; Phosphates; Nitrates; Algal blooms; Coliforms; Evaluation; Tourism; Proliferation; University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Boracay Foundation, Inc.; Sadaba, Resurreccion
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