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Thousands rally in Bicol to “defend the oceans” against illegal fishing

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 10:00

Donsol, Sorsogon Province —Today, more than a thousand people marched in Bicol province in a rally meant to “defend the oceans” from illegal and destructive fishing.

Ocean Defender Briefers

Page | July 20, 2013 at 2:30

Southeast Asia’s marine ecosystems are among the world’s richest—and the most threatened. The region is home to the Coral Triangle, one of the most important global centers of marine biodiversity. These waters are home to at least 500 known...

Greenpeace, BFAR vow to end illegal fishing, “the scourge of Philippine seas”

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 1:16

Pio Duran, Albay — Greenpeace and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) today vowed to end illegal fishing, which they said was the “scourge of the Philippine seas.”

The plight of fisherfolk in Donsol

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | July 17, 2013

“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.   ...

Reunited with the City of Gentle People

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | July 15, 2013

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...

Dolphins in Tañon Strait

Image gallery | July 14, 2013

M/Y Esperanza Open Boat Day in Dumaguete

Image gallery | July 13, 2013

Arrival of M/Y Esperanza in Dumaguete

Image gallery | July 12, 2013

Climate change to devastate Philippine Seas; Greenpeace proposes Roadmap to Recovery

Press release | July 12, 2013 at 13:15

Dumaguete City — Climate change will severely devastate the Philippines’ rich marine ecosystems, Greenpeace and scientists from Silliman University-Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences (SU-IEMS) and Coastal Conservation and Education...

Save our Seas

Image gallery | July 11, 2013

Revisiting Apo

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | July 11, 2013

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...

Hope amid devastation in Apo Island

Image gallery | July 10, 2013

Hope amid devastation in one of the world’s best marine sanctuaries

Feature story | July 10, 2013 at 17:18

Divers from Silliman University, Coastal Conservation and Education foundation, and Greenpeace today surveyed the massive coral damage in Apo Island. The documentation of the reef check in Apo Island is part of the activities around the visit of...

Ocean Defender Tour starts in one of the country’s oldest marine sanctuaries

Press release | July 9, 2013 at 14:08

Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental – The largest ship in the Greenpeace fleet, Esperanza, arrived today in Apo Island, home to one of the country’s oldest community-managed marine reserves, to mark the start of its three week journey from the...

Hope on the waterfront

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | July 8, 2013

It’s strange how just the sight of the M/Y Esperanza’s green hull seemed to vanquish part, if not all of that stress from those months of making arrangements for its arrival. Perhaps there really is something about arriving ships...

Paddles Up! for cleaner seas

Image gallery | June 29, 2013

Greenpeace, Philippine Dragon Boat Federation paddle up to help save the seas

Press release | June 29, 2013 at 14:41

Manila— Greenpeace and Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) have teamed up for a charity event at Manila Bay which aims to popularize rowing and also help promote awareness about the need to help save the Philippine seas. The event, dubbed...

Esperanza's Southeast Asia Ocean Defender Tour 2013

Video | June 8, 2013 at 16:38

The Esperanza's back in Southeast Asia to defend it from destructive and excessive fishing. Help her defend our oceans from the most pressing threats it faces today. Your voice is the most powerful force of change, sign up at www.defendouroceans.org

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