‘Stop coastal reclamations’
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Fishermen and farmers from different regions on Sunday called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to stop all coastal reclamations and conversion projects that are damaging the environment and threatening the livelihood of the fisherfolk.The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya said millions of fisherfolk nationwide are under the growing threat of effacement due to widespread water-based conversion and reclamation projects funded by private firms with guaranteed support from the state.
Araneta, S. ( 2016, October 10). ‘Stop coastal reclamations’. Manila Standard, p. A3.
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Lake reclamation; Fishers; Environmental protection; Livelihoods; Fishing communities; Fishing grounds; Commercial fishing; Land reclamation; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas; Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA); Molera, Ronnie; Hicap, Fernando
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