Calamianes Island Group - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Calamianes Island Group


Combatting illegal fishing in Palawan's Calamianes

Oct 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Left unaddressed, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing would continue to wreak havoc in the Calamianes, whose coastal and marine ecosystems are among the most diverse and extensive in the Philippines

FIGHT VS ILLEGAL FISHING. The island communities in the Calamianes are dependent on fishing as their main source of livelihood, supplemented with small-scale agriculture and forest-based occupations. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro/Rappler

Plastic trash threatens dugong survival in Palawan

Sep 28, 2019 - 10:11 PM

Dugong mascot seeks to rally the support of locals in the fight to save the marine mammal

C3 Philippines’ Rey Ramilo introduces the dugong mascot before the community members who partake in the International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro/Rappler