Moalboal News

  • Saving The Lowly Sardines

    They may not be the most popular, but sardines are the most abundant of all fish species, and they have been part of the human diet for a long time. Because of their abundance, they are a very important family of epipelagic fish among the most commonly caught fish in the Philippines.

    Rich or poor, people eat sardines. A good source of protein, sardines are delicious, easy to cook and very affordable. In fact, they may be the most undervalued fish.

    In the Philippines a kilo of fresh sardine costs P80 to P180. Smoked sardines cost around P5 to P10 a piece, depending on the size. In cans, w ...

  • Fisheries Reform One Coastal Town At A Time

    International non-governmental organization (NGO) RARE is making its mark in promoting sustainable fishing through local fisheries management in the Philippines.

    Through social marketing, local fisheries reform is taking place in RARE's project sites, one coastal town at a time.

    With this, the protection and conservation of the country's important fishing grounds, including the Tañon Strait, the country's largest protected seascape, is getting the much-needed boost.

    Pitching the call for stronger protection measures for the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS), RARE and Oceana led ...

  • Snorkeling With Sea Turtles In Moalboal Cebu Philippines

    Snorkeling with Sea turtles in Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines.

  • Snorkeling In Panagsama Pescador Island Cebu-2017

    Snorkeling in Panagsama Beach, Cebu.

    First Destination is in Pescador Island where you will see different kinds of fish.

    Next is near the shore of the Panagsama you will see lots of mini sardines.

    There is a high chance that you will find a turtles just also near the shore just like I did.


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  • Environmental Defenders Score Big SC Ruling For Tanon Strait Cetaceans

    Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) Chair and CEO Atty. Rose Liza E. Osorio, together with fellow environmental lawyers, Atty. Gloria Estenzo-Ramos (Oceana vice president) and Atty. Benjamin Cabrido, Jr., recently earned a critical Supreme Court (SC) ruling on behalf of the dolphins and other resident cetaceans of Tañon Strait, thus protecting them and their natural habitat from further "oil exploration, development, and exploitation of petroleum resources" by Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (JAPEX).

    On April 21, 2015, the high court made a decision on the case labeled Res ...

  • Ombudsman Throws Support For Tanon Strait Law Enforcers

    The Ombudsman has expressed support for the government and marine conservationists' intention to heighten its prosecution and investigation of violators of the fishery laws in Tañon Strait, and assured them that any malicious complaint against law enforcers will be dismissed outright.

    Lawyer Paul Elmer Clemente, the Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas, guaranteed that they will dismiss directly malicious lawsuits called strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) that are intended to intimidate law enforcers governing the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS).

    "On our part, we ...