Going beyod the hour: celebrating successful ecological initiatives in the Philippines
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Climate change is drastically changing the condition of the world’s oceans. With rising temperatures brought about by the greenhouse effect, the world’s oceans are becoming more acidic, thus making them more inhospitable to a variety of fish species and other animal life. This poses a grave threat to the livelihood of the world’s fisherfolk who are already reeling from the adverse effects of overfishing in the past few decades. With 85 percent of the fishers in the Philippines being small-scale fishermen, the more they stand to become greatly affected by climate change.
Fabonan, E. III (2017, March 25). Going beyod the hour: celebrating successful ecological initiatives in the Philippines. Philippine Star, p. 19.
Climatic changes; Fossil fuels; Ecological balance; Environmental protection; Environmental impact; Developing countries; Oceans; Greenhouse effect; Livelihoods; Fishers; Overfishing; Fishing communities; Stewardship; Sustainable fishing; Sanctuaries; Illegal fishing; Man-induced effects; Environmental restoration; Women in Resource Development Inc. (DIWATA); Rare International; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Clemente, Evelyn; Roy, Sanjit; Lasco, Gideon
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