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Manila Bay Looks Even More Beautiful As Pollution Reduces Due To Quarantine

MANILA BAY – The country’s major center of economic activity, Manila Bay looks even more beautiful as pollution reduces due to ECQ.

Last year, Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte ordered the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay. the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led the cleanup drive.

The government and private sectors also help cleaning up garbage wastes. The before and after photos surprised the online community.

ECQ Extension
Photo lifted from Auto Industriya

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, lesser cars and people roaming the city streets. Metro Manila has been on “enhanced community quarantine” for almost 2 months now.

While the coronavirus forced people to stay in their homes, nature bounces back. In a previous article, photos of the rare sight of Sierra Madre amid ECQ went viral on social media.

Manila Bay

Now, the recent photos of Manila Bay caught the attention of the netizens. Based on a report from GMA News, the photos were taken bt Danny Pata.

It can be seen in the photos that the country’s major center of economic activity looks even more picturesque as pollution reduces due to the ECQ. The photos just show that COVID-19 had a huge impact on the environment. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is expected to decide on the fate of ECQ on Monday, May 11.

Here are the photos:

Manila-Bay
Photo Source: Danny Pata/GMA News
Manila-Bay-2
Photo Source: Danny Pata/GMA News
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Photo Source: Danny Pata/GMA News

The recent photos of Manila Bay elicited mixed reactions from the netizens. Here are some of their comments on the post:

@Jayson Zafra Esplaguera: “how bout a yearly lockdown”

@Lone Lee: “Kuya This is the positive effect of COVID-19.”

@Ken Neth: “NCR are the center of all pollutions and toxication for nature.”

@Jose Winston Leal: “Maybe Covid-19 is Natures way of bringing back the healthy environment, reduced man made pollution”

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