Thursday, January 15, 2015
It has taken 17 years, and with the concerted efforts of government agencies and civil society, the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) management board and stakeholders will finally meet for the first time in a landmark summit and general assembly to
Friday, December 19, 2014
Oceana Philippines is supporting the appeal of NGOs for the Philippine government to finalize reforms in fisheries laws that would allow the country to meet the deadline for compliance with European Union requirements against illegal and unregulated fishi
Monday, November 10, 2014
Legal reforms and community action have led to modest gains in saving marine habitats from destruction, but much more needs to be done to ensure the viability of fisheries in the future, according to civil society leaders.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
For the third straight year, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has declared the Visayan Sea closed to commercial fishing for sardines, mackerel, and herring for three months to allow fish stocks to recover during the spawning season.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
A maximum penalty of PhP10 million for serious violations has been proposed and the government is fielding hundreds of law enforcers to stop the decline in Philippine fisheries, according to a senior government official
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Internationally acclaimed fisheries scientist, Dr. Daniel Pauly stresses urgent need for resource rehabilitation amidst evidence that 75% of fishing grounds in the Philippines are depleted