Residents pay for Philippines' Coron Bay pollution

Area in Palawan in country's west declared unfit for public use amid fears of serious long-term environmental damage.

    Experts in the Philippines are warning about serious long-term damage to the environment in Coron Bay in Palawan in the country's west.

    Large parts of Coron Bay are no longer fit for public use, and the government wants local residents to move as water pollution has become a major problem.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Coron.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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