Boracay rehabilitation: restoring paradise
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The Philippines is a country abundant in natural resources, boasting of famous tourist spots known the world over. But as tourism grew, so did the demands and stress on the tourist spots, many of which couldn't handle the weight of the pressure, leading it into ruin instead of prosperity. One such place is the famous Boracay Island. Boracay’s popularity attracted not only tourists but bad business practices, as well. The island’s natural beauty suffered, forcing the government and President Rodrigo Duterte to intervene.
Navarrosa, L., Ureta, K. G., & Yap, L. (2019, February 11). Boracay rehabilitation: restoring paradise. Manila Standard, p. F8.
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Ecotourism; Environmental protection; Environmental restoration; National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG); Department of Tourism (DOT); Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); Department of Health (DOH); Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Duterte, Rodrigo; Rigor, Sherwin
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