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  • Building a region of ocean defenders

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - July 26, 2013 at 21:10

    It is easy to recognise our deep connection with the oceans, which have sustained and fed our communities for centuries, and undoubtedly many of us share a feeling of longing and awe when we gaze at the beauty of our seas.

    But it's also tragic that w...

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  • In pursuit of illegal fishers

    Blogpost by Cristina Nitafan - July 22, 2013 at 17:22

    It’s a starry night out here on-board the MY Esperanza as we sail to our next destination - Manila. The waves are calm, just perfect as we drift through the night. The air is humid; maybe in a while the rain will visit us, just like the last few days ... Read more >

  • The plight of fisherfolk in Donsol

    Blogpost by Cristina Nitafan - July 17, 2013 at 19:35

    “What small fishermen like us catch in one month, the pangulong will catch in one night.” These words keep on reverberating in my mind after watching the video of Jaime Rabulan, a Donsol resident who fish for a living.


    “Pangulong” is a l... Read more >

  • Reunited with the City of Gentle People

    Blogpost by Cristina Nitafan - July 15, 2013 at 17:21

    I first set foot in Dumaguete in the year 2000 to take my college application exam. But little did my parents know I just really wanted to go out of town. Upon arrival, I was amazed at how clean the port was—one could still see fishes swimming under t... Read more >

  • Revisiting Apo

    Blogpost by Daniel Ocampo - July 11, 2013 at 17:43

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    I first came to Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental in the 1990s to accompany several international delegates participating in a study tour on Coastal Resource Management.  Our objective was to show a model marine reserve wherein the community...

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