poaching in the philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on poaching in the philippines

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Vietnamese poachers arrested in Palawan

Sep 27, 2019 - 1:06 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard in Palawan says during the chase, the poachers 'were seen throwing their freshly caught fish and sharks off the boat'

10 Vietnamese poachers arrested off Palawan

Aug 10, 2017 - 3:17 PM

UPDATED Dead sharks are found when the Philippine Navy boarded a foreign fishing vessel sailing off Palawan

POACHERS. The Philippine Navy boards a foreign fishing vessel spotted off the coast of Palawan. Photo by PAO WESCOM

Haul of endangered birds seized in Bicol

May 22, 2014 - 3:18 PM

The suspects and their illegal bounty are intercepted on a bus allegedly bound for Manila port from where the animals would be sent off to different parts of the country and the world

PH HORNBILL. The Philippine hornbill is endemic in the Philippines and can be found in forests in Leyte, Samar, Dinagat and Siargao among others

Whale shark found dead in Cavite

Sep 05, 2013 - 5:26 PM

Its cause of death is still under investigation

WASHED UP. A whale shark, an uncommon sight in Cavite waters, is found dead on the shore of Manila Bay in Tanza, Cavite. All photos by Arcel Cometa

Chinese fishers charged with bribery, poaching

Apr 11, 2013 - 5:32 PM

Chinese fishermen caught poaching in Philippine waters were typically deported quickly to appease China says a lawyer

NOT AGAIN. The Chinese vessel that ran aground the Tubbataha on Tuesday, April 9. Photo from the Facebook account of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park