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    • Reclamation plan worries Navotas fisherfolk 

      Subingsubing, Krixia (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2017, on page 1)
      Around 100 members of Navotas City’s fishing community took to the water on Tuesday in protest against a 650-hectare reclamation project on Manila Bay, which they said would displace around 20,000 people. Setting off on ...
    • Bantay Dagat nets 'palupad' fishers 

      Nepomoceno, Jezza (Panay News, October 11, 2017, on page 1-14)
      Sixteen fishermen, including their boat captain, from Brgy. Bara, Roxas City have been arrested over the weekend for using trawl, an active gear, within the municipal waters of Concepcion town. Engaging in trawl fishing, ...
    • Anilao photo tilt to draw more than 200 divers from all over 

      Jambora, Anne A. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 7, 2017, on page D6)
      One of the biggest underwater macro photography competitions in the world, the Anilao Underwater Shootout is again happening in Mabini, Batangas, better known as Anilao. This was announced in the first Dive Philippines ...
    • Dead sea turtle 

      Abrematea, Nestor L. (Manila Bulletin, November 22, 2017, on page 7)
      Mapanas, Northern Samar Municipal Tourism Officer-designated Adriano Orio with the dead giant sea turtle that washed ashore and other wastes at Barangay Del Norte this town last Monday. The dead sea turtle, which weighs ...
    • China agrees to work on Code of Conduct 

      Mendez, Christina (The Philippine Star, November 12, 2017, on page 1-6)
      China has agreed to work on the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea for the peaceful resolution of disputes in the contested waters. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque last night said this was the outcome of the bilateral ...
    • 3-month fishing ban: ‘Closed season’ in Visayan Sea starts Nov. 15 - BFAR 

      PN; Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (Panay News, November 1, 2017, on page 1-14)
      The yearly threemonth closed fishing season in the Visayan Sea, one of the country’s major fishing grounds suffering from overfishing, starts this Nov. 15. Sardines, herrings and mackerels make up one-third of the fish ...
    • China: Islands 'reasonably' expanded 

      Bencito, John Paolo; Fabunan, Sara Susanne (Manila Standard, December 26, 2017, on page A1-A2)
      China admitted expanding its islands in the disputed South China Sea, with continued construction in the challenged islands covering about 290,000 square meters or 29 hectares this year alone, state paper People’s Daily ...
    • It's o-fish-al: Tokyo's Tsukiji market to move on Oct. 11 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, December 21, 2017, on page S1/8)
      Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market will move to a new site on October 11, the capital’s governor said Wednesday, ending years of delays marked by scandals and emotional divisions among fishmongers. Yuriko Koike’s decision ...
    • Kerry: US avoiding maritime conflict 

      Araneta, Sandy (Manila Standard, July 28, 2016, on page A1-A2)
      US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Washington wants to avoid confrontation in the South China Sea, after meeting with Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay to discuss the Philippines’ victory over China before ...
    • NSC meets today amid sea dispute 

      Bencito, John Paolo (Manila Standard, July 27, 2016, on page A1-A2)
      President Rodrigo Duterte will convene the 35-member National Security Council today to discuss the pressing issues facing the country before a delegation led by former President Fidel Ramos faces Beijing for talks over ...
    • China hits us for sail-by near disputed islands in South China Sea 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 2, 2018, on page 10)
      China on Friday scolded the United States for sending naval vessels close to disputed islands in the South China Sea where Beijing has built military installations. The United States and its allies periodically send planes ...
    • 'Coliform high in Panglao, El Nido beaches' 

      Ramirez, Robertzon (The Philippine Star, December 1, 2018, on page 3)
      “Very high” levels of coliform have been found at popular resorts in Panglao in Bohol and in El Nido in Palawan, according to an inter-agency body tasked to monitor tourist attractions and ensure their compliance with ...
    • China does not own the West Philippine Sea: Homage to Justice Antonio Carpio 

      (The Philippine Star, December 1, 2018, on page 10)
      Justice Carpio gathered a vast array of ancient maps – including ancient Chinese maps – and even official documents of China, and convinced those wise men in the Hague to decide in our favor. The Spratlys are central to ...
    • Reviving our rivers 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 2, 2018, on page 11)
      Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu’s recent directive for a national river cleanup hardly merited mention in the roiling national conversation, but, done properly, the program could have far-reaching impact across generations ...
    • Palawan tightens watch against sea sponge trade 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, October 5, 2017, on page B-9)
      Environment authorities in Palawan are tightly monitoring the illegal collection and trading of multicellular parazoanorganisms, more commonly known as natural sea sponges, which are important sources of nutrients in the ...
    • 'Zero arrests': No illegal fishing in Estancia, Iloilo? 

      Sologastoa, Glenda (Panay News, October 24, 2017, on page 1-14)
      The municipality of Estancia in northern Iloilo is known for its rich fishing grounds that attract poachers even from neighboring provinces and islands. But since January this year, no one has been arrested for illegal ...
    • Zero anti-illegal fishing ops in Estancia baffles IPPO 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, October 23, 2017, on page 2-4)
      The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) said it is baffled by zero anti-illegal fishing operations by the Estancia municipal police. Based on IPPO records, Estancia, a coastal town, did not contribute to the 28 operations ...
    • Protecting whale sharks 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, October 26, 2017, on page B-8)
      The Philippines and Israel are working together to protect whale sharks, the largest known fish species. The governments of the two countries, along with Sri Lanka, will submit a proposal for inclusion of the whale shark ...
    • Taklong Island is best Marine Protected Area in PH 

      PIO Guimaras (The Daily Guardian, October 25, 2017, on page B7)
      Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) of Nueva Valencia, Guimaras won the “Para el MAR” 2017 plum as the most outstanding National Integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the ...
    • PH, countries called to protect marine ecosystem for shark species 

      Domingo, Leander C. (The Manila Times, October 26, 2017, on page B5)
      Marine conservation groups have urged the Philippine government to pass a comprehensive law to protect and conserve all shark species in the country even as it called the world’s nations to ensure protection of whale sharks ...