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Bill aims to protect sharks and rays
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has filed a bill seeking to prohibit all trade in sharks and rays, both of which are being threatened by unchecked overfishing, including bycatching. Senate Bill 1245 proposes to forbid “the ...
- December 28, 2016
Red tide alert still up in 2 W. Samar bays
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources yesterday warned that the waters of Cambatutay Bay and Irong-Irong Bay in Western Samar are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit. ...
- July 18, 2016
BPSU pushes fish research
Balanga City —The Bataan Peninsula State University will establish a fish processing and marine products research and development center on its Orani Campus in Barangay Bayan. The center will house the equipment, materials, ...
- September 29, 2016
Fisheries reform law needed—Pamalakaya
The fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) on Friday said that Senator Francis Pangilinan was out of touch with reality for stating that the fisheries sector could be an ...
- September 18, 2016
Sino poachers kill coral reefs
Chinese poachers are using the propellers of their boats to destroy coral reefs at the disputed islands Spratlys and Pag-asa, marine biologist John McManus said, but no comment has been made by the foreign affairs department. ...
- September 24, 2016
Everyone needs the oceans to be protected
Ensuring that these ecosystems stay healthy is getting harder, as the oceans absorb excess carbon dioxide and overfishing escalates, aided by advances in deep-water fishing technology. Carbon dioxide turns the water more ...
- September 18, 2016
Japan offers PH help in sea row
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his victory as he urged the incoming president to push for multilateral talks in settling the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- June 4, 2016
West Philippine Sea in the public mind: beyond sound bites
As the Philippines heads into a new political dispensation, much of the country is watching with bated breath how the newly minted President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will sooner or later deal with the issue of China's aggressive ...
- June 21, 2016
Legal forum a win-option for PH in sea dispute
International legal forum is the only option for the Philippines in pursuing its claim over the disputed West Philippine Sea, according to a senior magistrate of the Supreme Court. Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio ...
- June 24, 2016
China asserts control of Spratlys
Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, reports said Wednesday, as tensions mount in the region. Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of ...
- June 23, 2016