Santa Fe News
Kinatarkan Island, Sta. Fe - Northern part of Cebu City, Philippines hit by Yolanda Typhoon survey for long term projects to be built here to help the community especially the water for drinking.
The Talisay City government has tapped a non-government organization to evaluate the condition of its two marine protected areas, namely, the Lagundi Reef in barangay Poblacion and Pungaton Reef in barangay Pooc.
This after the city council approved Tuesday Proposed Resolution No. 2011-25-6 which requests Mayor Socrates Fernandez to authorize the Knight-Stewards of the Sea, Inc. (Seaknights) "to investigate and evaluate the condition of the two reefs."
The Seaknights is a faith-based organization which focuses on the sustainable use of the country's marine resources.
The group is comp ...
Twelve fishermen were arrested by the members of the "Bantay Dagat" in Santa Fe after they were caught fishing using fine mesh nets in violation of the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998.
Edwin Canoy, leader of the group, together with Ricardo Bondoc, Kido Empar, Raymund Sinambong, Romnick Empar, Mario Rosos, Arnel Sinambong, Rubilito Escaran, Rogelio Sinambong, Leo Pritor, Noynoy Ilustrisimo and a minor, all residents of Barangay Bitngil, Medellin, are temporarily detained at the Santa Fe Police Station following their arrest Sunday evening in the seawaters of Barangay Pooc, Santa Fe.
A local fisherman was questioned yesterday morning by the Talisay City's Fisherman Sea and Ecological Care (FISECA) in the seawaters of barangay Pooc for alleged dynamite fishing.
But FISECA admitted it lacked proof to accuse Bernardo Cañeda, who resides in barangay Tulay, Minglanilla town, as one of those who allegedly employed dynamites to catch fish.
Instead, it seized his pump boat, air compressor, four fishing nets, plastic hose, fins, and other fishing materials.
FISECA's move was in compliance with Mayor Socrates Fernandez's directive which seeks to curtail all destructive fis ...
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Fish condominiums copied from high-rise residences mushrooming all over Metro Cebu could reverse the damage on marine resources in the Visayan Sea caused by super typhoon Yolanda and illegal fishing by serving as an alternative shelter for fishes in the area.
Lawyer Antonio Oposa, a Ramon Magsaysay awardee and Visayan Sea Squadron chairman, introduced the fish condominiums to Bantayan fisher folk on Monday during the 6th Visayan Sea Summit held in Sta. Fe town in Bantayan Island off the northernmost tip of Cebu mainland.
Most fishermen in northern Cebu and the Visayan sea reported fewer ...