Palawan coastal towns commit to stop overfishing
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Fishermen in 11 coastal towns in the Calamian Islands in Palawan have unanimously expressed support for the declaration of monthly closed periods for rabbitfish fishing to protect the growing populations of the species. This comes soon after the launch of the community-level Fisheries Improvement Plans (FIPs), which were formulated with the assistance of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the funding provided by the government of Italy.
Simeon, L. B. (2016, April 17). Palawan coastal towns commit to stop overfishing. The Philippine Star, p. B-2.
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Overfishing; Coastal zone; Fishing; Financing; Fishers; Habitat; Livelihoods; Dried products; Cured products; Costs; Sexual maturity; Spawning; Marketing; Season regulations; Artisanal fishing; Stability; Sanctuaries; Mangroves; Coastal zone management; Sustainability; Economics; Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (BFARMC); Fernández, José Luis
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