DENR wants to declare Boracay island as critical habitat
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If President Rodrigo Duterte wants to declare Boracay Island as a land reform area, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has another thing in mind. For him, Boracay Island is better off as a critical habitat area for endemic and threatened species. Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) director Mundita Lim said the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to issue an Administrative Order (AO) that seeks to declare certain forest lands and coastal marine areas within Boracay island as a critical habitat for endemic and threatened species and marine turtles.
Miraflor, M. B. (2018, April 15). DENR wants to declare Boracay island as critical habitat. Manila Bulletin, p. B-3.
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Conservation; Habitat; Endemic species; Threatened species; Sea turtles; Environmental protection; Animal welfare; Governments; Exploitation; Species; Ecology; Environmental restoration; Evaluation; Mineral exploration; Logging; Planning; Environment management; Private sector; Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Cimatu, Roy; Lim, Mundita; Duterte, Rodrigo
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