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Illegal nest picking

Unfortunately this is common practice in south eastern Asia. People make a living from risking their lives everyday and harming the environment, at the same time. Bird nests are a gastronomic prelibacy and can cost up to 3000$ x kg (red nests apparently up to 10,000$!) The name El Nido comes from these nests, the limestone cliffs in the Bacuit Arcipelago are a great place for the swallows to live in.

TAGS: Asia, Environment, Limestone, Philippines

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 1:15 p.m.
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