Shut in­def­i­nitely

The Phnom Penh Post - - LIFESTYLE -

men­tal degra­da­tion caused by beach tourism over­load.

Philip­pines Pres­i­dent Ro­drigo Duterte an­nounced in April a six-month clo­sure of the pop­u­lar Bo­ra­cay beach re­sort, call­ing the des­ti­na­tion a “cesspool”.

And In­done­sia de­clared a “garbage emer­gency” last year along a stretch of the re­sort is­land of Bali, af­ter coastal pol­lu­tion was high­lighted in a vi­ral video that showed a diver swim­ming through wa­ters full of trash.

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