Oceana Vice President Gloria Estenzo Ramos says the 'dolphin law' is a "prelude to bigger things" and will help protect Benham Rise
Making the declaration will legally protect Benham Bank, the shallowest part of Philippine Rise, from 'human activity,' environmental groups tell Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu
Shark attacks are extremely rare
Marine scientist Dr. Daniel Pauly says that their report has shown that the catch of fisheries across the globe is not only much higher than what is being reported by FAO – it has also been declining in the past two decades.
The Philippines is home to 30 types of whales and dolphins. Gregg Yan travels to Bais to look for one of the rarest species of all – the pygmy sperm whale.
The fishport employs around 1000 families engaged in the fish trade
Environment groups say lawmakers who voted against the appointment of Gina Lopez have betrayed the people and should be exposed
By protecting fisheries humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day forever
Inspirational marine explorer and conservation advocate Alexandra Cousteau tells the youth that the future of conservation is in their hands
Alexandra Cousteau granddaughter of renowned deep sea explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau shares stories from under the sea
The Philippines newest under water territory could help ensure the country s food security if we can protect it for the future
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Collectively among the decades of experience studying the ocean that we have aboard the ship no one has ever seen reefs like this says Margot Stiles of Oceana Philippines
Floods in the towns of Tumauini San Pablo and Cabagan and in the city of Ilagan are subsiding in the aftermath of Typhoon Lando Koppu
Sustainable fishing can help feed the more than 9 billion people expected to populate the Earth in 2050