Press Releases

Thursday, January 15, 2015

First Ever Tanon Strait Summit To Be Held in Cebu

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

Monday, November 10, 2014

Protection of PHL seas needed to sustain fisheries, NGOs say

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

Oceana Philippines supports closed fishing season in Visayan Sea

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.