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By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman
A CLUSTER of more than 7,000 islands, the Philippines is one of the world’s most biodiverse countries. But it is also at the forefront of abuse and misuse, threats like trafficking, mining, and illegal fishing. The people in the affected communities also fall prey to these hazards because they are misinformed, left without a choice, and sometimes, indifferent.