philippine fishing industry - updates

Rappler's latest stories on philippine fishing industry


[ANALYSIS] Your fish is your future

Jun 05, 2019 - 8:01 PM

Ensuring the health of Philippine fisheries – and the country's economy – will not just require robust law enforcement and improved science

Will PH meet EU deadline for tougher law vs illegal fishing?

Dec 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM

President Benigno Aquino III is expected to sign amendments to the Philippine Fisheries Code within December but commercial fishers are reportedly up in arms over stiffer penalties under the law

FISHING SECTOR AT RISK. Yellow fin tuna are lined up at the General Santos fish port. File photo by Edwin Espejo

EU says PH faces import ban over illegal fishing

Jun 10, 2014 - 7:25 PM

The EU will only lift its yellow card on trade if the country is able to curb illegal fishing in 6 months

FISHERIES SECTOR. Can the Philippines fulfill EU standards on illegal fishing measures in 6 months? Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Want to feed the world? Save oceans first

Mar 10, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Sustainable fishing can help feed the more than 9 billion people expected to populate the Earth in 2050

DEPLETED RESOURCES. Overfishing is endangering the abundance of oceans and ultimately food security for humans. Photo courtesy of Oceana

A maritime nation coming to its senses?

May 19, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Are we finally recognizing the importance of our territorial waters?