Philippine fisheries code - updates

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Nograles: Despite 'verbal deal' with China, PH must still enforce laws

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, echoing Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, says the supposed deal is not yet enforceable since it lacks the necessary terms and conditions

WATCH: How sharks are killed at Pasay market

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Of the country s approximately 200 shark and ray species only two are protected by Philippine laws

CRUEL KILLING. Video shows the cruel killing of a grey carpetshark at a live market in Pasay, Manila

Haul of dead sea turtles seized in Palawan town

Jul 07, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Authorities say the cargo of critically endangered Hawksbill turtles was bound for Balabac an island town in the southernmost part of Palawan known as a backdoor for wildlife trafficking

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Authorities identify the illegal haul as critically endangered Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata). Photo from Frederic Cayao's Facebook page

Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:15 AM

The ocean sunfish is considered a vulnerable or threatened species

OCEAN SUNFISH. The dead ocean sunfish caught by the three fishermen from Negros Occidental at the Tañon Strait on March 1. Photo by Edgardo Rostata

Breakwater made of 'dead corals' mine – Palawan governor

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:08 AM

The governor however says the breakwater in San Vicente town is made of carefully piled limestone and not dead corals

Image courtesy PNNI

900th whale shark found in the Philippines

Nov 23, 2015 - 12:44 AM

The discovery of the 900th whale shark in the Philippines shows there is progress in the conservation efforts; however there is still work to be done to ensure the species survival

5 things to know about the amended PH fisheries code

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:17 PM

The country s fisheries code now has more teeth and the necessary mechanisms to curb illegal unreported and unregulated fishing

Photos from Shutterstock

Talks begin on how to implement 'revolutionary' fisheries law

Apr 13, 2015 - 6:45 PM

A committee composed largely of commercial fishers tackles the implementation of a law that imposes much higher penalties for illegal and unregulated fishing

OCEAN'S BOUNTY. A Filipino fisherman arranges dried fish at a fishing village in Parañaque City. Photo by EPA

A fisherman's prayer

Nov 23, 2014 - 7:56 PM

Fisherfolk are the poorest of the Fililipino poor with a poverty incidence rate of 39 2 They’ve lived along the water always at risk of danger

LIVELIHOOD. Ka Jun stands at the dock, where fisher folks' boats stationed. Photo from Oxfam

Heavier illegal fishing penalties 'oppresive' – fishers' group

Nov 23, 2014 - 7:29 PM

A higher illegal fishing penalty proposed by lawmakers goes up to P1 million and fishing companies are not happy

FISHERIES DAY. Estelito Marijuan, 58, arranges dried fish at a fishing village during the celebration of World Fisheries day in Parañaque City on Friday, November 21. World Fisheries day is celebrated every year to highlight the importance of maintaining the world's fisheries. Photo by EPA

Small fishers hit 'rushed' revision of fisheries law

Sep 17, 2014 - 2:35 PM

Small scale fisherfolk ask why they were not consulted on revisions to the 16 year old Fisheries Code which the government is seeking to avoid EU sanctions