Cleanup initiatives for Pasig River and Manila Bay
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While coastal cleanups are considered band-aid solutions in reviving bodies of water, these are still deemed as prerequisites in raising awareness on the importance of restoring our rivers and bays.That is why private firms and government agencies have launched various cleanup drives for major bodies of water, especially in the country’s capital. One such example is Pasig River, which used to be an important transportation route and water source in Metro Manila.
Blancaflor, M. (2019, February 11). Cleanup initiatives for Pasig River and Manila Bay. Manila Standard, p. F2.
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Coastal zone management; Rivers; Bays; River restoration; Environmental protection; Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS); Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA); Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA); Gen. Gregorio Del Pilar Elementary School (GDPES); American Association of the Philippines (AAP); International Coastal Cleanup-Philippines (ICC-PH); Philippine National Red Cross; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Cooperative Development Authorizty–Manila Extension Office (CDA-MEO); Maynilad Water Services Inc.; Rodriguez, Eulogio
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