Value of Pacific fishing watchdog questioned

Dec 06, 2014 - 3:53 PM

Despite reports indicating bigeye tuna stocks were down to 16 of their historic high conservation measures appear to have been blocked by distant water nations

YELLOW FIN TUNA. Lined up at the General Santos fish port. File photo by Edwin Espejo

PH tuna fishing sustainable – expert

Sep 06, 2014 - 11:35 AM

According to the science manager of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention the Philippines – compared to other countries – has been compliant with tuna conservations measures

Showdown on future of tuna in Australia meeting

Dec 01, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Pacific island nations demand tighter controls on a catch now worth US 7 0 billion a year

Caught in the perfect storm

Jan 23, 2013 - 4:27 PM

General Santos City lost hundreds of its fishermen to Typhoon Pablo Could they have been saved?

Families of fishermen lost at sea during typhoon Pablo (Bopha) prepare to release white balloons in honor of the victims, aboard a ship in waters off General Santos City, January 19, 2013. Photo by Francis Canlas.