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Stretching at Manila Bay, where the famous sun set paints a dramatic view everyday, lies Freedom Island. Also known as the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Eco-tourism Area, it is the last remaining mangrove frontier in Metro Manila that serves as a sanctuary for marine life and an avian refuge for more than 80 species of local and migratory birds. By virtue of its multifarious biodiversity and fragile ecosystem, it was declared as a critical habitat in 2007. But, ironically, it is presently bombarded with threats of relentless garbage disposal and the impending reclamation project of the Philippine government…

 

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