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Topics: Tourism, Palawan, Philippines Pages: 2 (1007 words) Published: October 23, 2014

Palawan
Jojie Delmiguez Prof. BrionesHR3C I. BACKGROUND STUDY OF PALAWAN

The province of Palawan is one of the most attractive regions of the country. Beautiful landscapes on this 425 km long and 40 km width Island are like a paradise on earth for nature lovers. For 'nature lovers' and 'adventurers, the coasts on the west side of the island with their rock formations and the underwater river, are real attractions. Palawan Island distinguishes itself too by its tropical forests. For an adventure in the tropical jungle you should visit Palawan. The rainforest on the island is well known because of its huge trees. Many are rare. You can only find them on this island!. You'll meet some of the typical tropical animals, who live in this still original tropical rain forest. Almost 25 percent of all the animal species in the Philippines live only on Palawan. Among these rare animals are the Cobra king and many butterflies, some of them as big as your hand. The History of Palawan is, The Americans bought the Philippines from the Spaniards for 20 million dollars, they made changes in Paragua. They consolidated the islands and called it Palawan. They promoted education, medical assistance, agriculture and tribal minorities’ rights. Today, Palawan still has a considerable amount of well-preserved beauty. There are two UNESCO World Heritage sites are found there in Palawan, the one is Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park, South Sulu Sea and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. These are the reasons why Palawan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. Today, Palawan are faced with problems related to the use of their natural resources. Over time, resources have become scarcer while the number of resource-dependent people and sectors increased. Conflicts have grown among these stakeholders who want to have a...
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