BFAR-7: Damage caused by Ursula in fishery sector reaches P14.98M

Futch Anthony Inso 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has initially recorded P14.98 million worth of damage in the fishery sector due to Typhoon Ursula. BFAR-7 Public Information Officer Alma Saavedra…

Restoring vibrant oceans

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/27/2016

Each 21st day of November is observed globally as World Fisheries Day. There were many activities to highlight the significance of fisheries as important source of animal protein in our diet, and livelihoods of fishers and coastal…

Talks about fisherfolk relocation, no-build policy pushed

Morexette Erram 11/08/2016

EXACTLY three years after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) is calling for a dialogue to find a solution to the problem of the Yolanda-affected fisherfolk’s…

DENR-7 exec call for talks with Bantayan officials, Yolanda-affected fisherfolks facing relocation

Morexette Erram 11/08/2016

Officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) is calling for a dialogue with the Bantayan town officials and Yolanda-affected fisherfolks to solve the issue of their relocation from their previous homes…

Cousteau visits PH, calls for conservation of Tañon Strait

PR 09/24/2016

OCEANA senior advisor Alexandra Cousteau visited the Philippines from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11 and met with Cebu local officials, civil society, business leaders and media to help promote Oceana’s campaigns against the twin bane of uncontrolled…

Transparency in ocean governance

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/18/2016

Last week, the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) — Artisanal Fisherfolk Sectoral Council spearheaded a consultation in Cebu City on the theme, “Effective Management of Tañon Strait as a Common Fishing Ground of a Cluster of Municipalities/Cities of…

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