Boracay: A model of Clean Water
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It is an amazing story worthy to be told again and again. Boracay is one of the world's most beautiful islands, until it was rocked with the controversy of being tagged a "cesspool" by no less than the country's president. The fundamental problem was water pollution along with a string of other environmental issues.
Milla, F. E. Jr. (2019, April 22). Boracay: A model of Clean Water. Daily Guardian, p. 17.
Water pollution; Environmental legislation; Environmental restoration; Environmental protection; Governments; Water quality; Faecal coliforms; Ecotourism; Livelihoods; Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF); Environmental Management Bureau (EMB); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Cimatu, Roy; Duterte, Rodrigo; Milla, Francisco E. Jr.
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