28 Feb '15, 2pm

Video: Oceana in the Philippines Begins Efforts to Restore Local Fisheries

Video: Oceana in the Philippines Begins Efforts to Restore Local Fisheries

Therefore, Oceana has taken their efforts into the Philippines. Oceana in the Philippines began their efforts in November, kicking off its launch with a fisheries-focused conference, “The Road to Sustainable Fisheries Governance .” The conference featured varying perspectives on the state of Filipino fisheries, and was attended by stakeholders from government, fisheries, the justice system, academia, NGOs & POs and the business community. Currently, Oceana in the Philippines is busy advocating for a summit next month that will discuss protections for the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape, which is one of the biggest protected areas in the Philippines, a conservation priority area for reef fishes and cetaceans and one of the 10 richest fishing grounds — but is sadly overfished.

Full article: http://oceana.org/blog/video-oceana-philippines-begins-ef...

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