BFAR 2-month fishing ban hit
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The municipal chapter of the group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas in Lemery, Batangas on Sunday lamented a two-month fishing ban in Balayan Bay, saying it would affect thousands of fisherfolk from seven municipalities situated along the bay. The ban will take effect on November 19. The two-month closed season in Balayan Bay is imposed every year since 2014 to rehabilitate depleting marine resources due to overfishing.
Araneta, S. (2016, November 14). BFAR 2-month fishing ban hit. Manila Standard, p. A6.
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Season regulations; Fishers; Fishing; Fishery regulations; Fishery economics; Livelihoods; Marine resources; Overfishing; Fishing fleet; Fishing gear; Commercial fishing; Nature conservation; Fishing grounds; Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Region II; Mortel, Rico; Hicap, Fernando
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