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Letter to BFAR on CNFIDP

Feature story | February 4, 2016 at 14:27

Greenpeace together with its network and various fishing communities has been campaigning to protect and preserve our oceans in order to change how we managed our oceans by engaging governments, industry players, and other ocean stakeholders.

War on poverty and illegal fishing must continue

Page | April 11, 2017 at 10:42

We, the members of the Pangingisda Natin Gawing Tama (PaNaGaT) network, strongly urge President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to address persistent poverty in fishing communities in the country.

New report: Unabated illegal and unregulated fishing threaten sustainable seafood in Ph

Press release | March 16, 2018 at 14:30

Manila – Unabated illegal and unregulated fishing continue to pose a threat to food security in the Philippines, according to a new report from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) - Fisheries Protection and Law Enforcement Group...

Greenpeace, PaNaGaT network back DA’s proposed actions vs LGU officials on illegal...

Press release | January 7, 2017 at 12:00

Manila, 07 January 2017 - In reaction to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) urgent call to ‘shame’ and suspend local government officials who will fail to stop illegal fishing in their respective areas, Vince Cinches, Oceans Campaigner of...

Greenpeace tells IOTC: Strong measures needed to stop transshipment

Press release | May 25, 2017 at 17:25

Jogjakarta, 25 May 2017— As the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meets this week for its 21st Annual Session in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Greenpeace calls for action on a practice that allows entire tuna fishing fleets to hide a long list of...

Fisherfolk count gains one year after Amended Fisheries Code

Press release | February 29, 2016 at 17:09

Manila – A year after Republic Act (RA) 10654, which amended the Fisheries Code of 1998, was passed, fisherfolk associations, civil society organizations and environmental NGOs are underlining the gains of the amended law in a press conference...

Opposition of commercial fishers to the amended fisheries law could bring the country...

Press release | July 24, 2015 at 15:21

Manila— A protest called Fishing Holiday orchestrated by some traders and commercial fishing operations in Manila Bay on Thursday morning showed that the main actors responsible for emptying our seas don’t want illegal fishing to end. The...

Greenpeace urges consumers and investors around the globe to avoid Thai Union Group...

Press release | October 7, 2015 at 19:07

Manila— Greenpeace recently launched a global campaign demanding that the world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), take urgent and far-reaching steps to eliminate labor abuse and destructive, wasteful fishing practices from its...

Greenpeace ranks Philippine tuna canneries based on sustainable and equitable...

Press release | October 2, 2015 at 15:28

Quezon City – After months of research and monitoring, Greenpeace Philippines today released a tuna ranking of nine local canneries based on international sustainable and equitable fisheries guidelines. It found that almost all the local...

All aboard - The Seafood Week, Oceans Conservation and the 2016 Elections

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 21, 2016

These past few days, the public saw the country’s premier hotels and restaurants inviting their patrons to join them in saving the oceans by scrutinizing the seafood that are served and consumed.  The decision of the hospitality...

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