Moratorium on reclamation pressed
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Progressive leaders and members of fisherfolk, urban poor, environment, and church groups called for a moratorium on reclamation projects that could threaten coastal and marine landscapes around the country. They issued the call during a two-day conference titled “2nd People’s Summit on the Impacts of Reclamation” held on March 26-27 in Manila. The advocacy groups said at least 11.24 million people may significantly be impacted by reclamation projects covering 39,414 hectares that threaten coastal and marine landscapes around the country.
De Vera-Ruiz, E. (2019, March 28). Moratorium on reclamation pressed. Manila Bulletin, pp. 1, 9.
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