Maritime Group awarded for enforcing fisheries, wildlife laws
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The Philippine National Police Maritime Group (MG) is among the eight organizations in Asia that won the first Asian Environmental Enforcement Award held in Bangkok, Thailand last May 20 for conducting more than 1,500 operations against those who violate fisheries and wildlife laws. PNP spokesman Senior Supt. Bartolome Tobias said the United Nations Environmental Programme awarded the PNP-MG for its achievements that led to the seizure of endangered aquatic species, 3,000 arrests and collection of lines worth more than $300,000.
Africa, R. (2015, May 25). Maritime Group awarded for enforcing fisheries, wildlife laws. Malaya Business Insight, p. B6.
Fisheries; Environmental legislation; Rare species; Fishery regulations; Marine parks; Illegal fishing; Pollution; Sea turtles; Eggs; Environmental protection; Marine environment; Philippine National Police Maritime Group (MG); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Marine Protected Area Guards; Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency for International Development; Tobias, Bartolome; Ablang, Jonathan V.; Salibo, Osmundo D.
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