Marine protected areas in Palawan to rebuild fish stocks
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A total of 1,013,340 hectares covering both the coastal and offshore waters of Cagayancillo, plus another 80,000 hectares in Aborlan Palawan were recently declared as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). This is part of a two-country initiative by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Foundation Segre to rebuild the fish stocks of the Coral Triangle by changing the way people view protected areas. The project aims to expand the network of critical marine areas that are protected, effectively-managed and sustainably financed in the Coral Triangle.
Marine protected areas in Palawan to rebuild fish stocks. (2016, October 27). Manila Bulletin, p. B-8.
Marine parks; Stocks; Ecotourism; Financing; Environmental protection; Fishery products; Fishers; Biodiversity; Nature conservation; Coastal zone; Environment management; Sustainable fishing; Marine resources; Coral reef restoration; Coral reef conservation; World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF); Fondation Segré; Environment Legal Assistance Center; Western Philippines University; Abados, Nison; Palma, Joel
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