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Fishpen operators blamed for massive fish kill in Taal Lake
A local fisherfolk group blamed fishpen operators in Taal Lake for the massive fish kill in the Lake, which affected P5-million worth of tilapia. The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said ...
- November 13, 2018
Fishermen's group to gov't: Reform fishing laws, address registration woes
A fishermen’s group blamed the dwindling catch in municipal waters to the provisions of the amended Fisheries Code under the Republic Act 10654, including the registration and licensing schemes. The Pambansang Lakas ng ...
- January 8, 2018
BFAR told to regulate fishpens, not ban total harvest of tawilis
A local fisherfolk group urged the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to regulate fishpen structures instead of imposing fishing ban on Sardinella tawilis following reports that the only freshwater sardine ...
- January 28, 2019
DENR urged to revoke ECCs issued to three Manila Bay reclamation projects
Three Manila Bay reclamation projects already issued with environment compliance certificates (ECCs) are located at the southern part of the bay which was already declared by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ...
- February 13, 2019
Fishers group: Thriving reefs one reason to save Manila Bay
A local fisherfolk group cited the recent discovery of thriving coral reefs as another reason to protect Manila Bay from massive reclamation projects. “It is crystal clear that Manila Bay is alive and well; it is still the ...
- May 3, 2019
DSWD eyes ₱4.6-B intervention plan for El Niño-affected farmers, fisher folks
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has proposed a P4.6-billion intervention plan to assist some 274,000 fisherfolk-families being affected adversely by the El Niño. The proposed interventions to be ...
- May 13, 2019