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  • Largest Dive Expo In PH Opens In Manila

    The Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Show 2018, dubbed as the largest dive exposition in the Philippines, opened at the SM Megamall Megatrade Hall on Friday.

    The DRT Show is held in seven cities every year and is considered as the "most important event" in the Philippine diving industry, which is making its mark as an ideal dive destination in Asia.

    "This is in line with the Department of Tourism's (DOT) vision to develop and promote the Philippines as a premier diving and business hub in Asia," DOT Undersecretary Arturo Boncato Jr. said during his keynote speech.

    In an interview, he to ...

  • Science Needed To Save Worlds Coral Reefs

    Science Needed To Save Worlds Coral Reefs

    Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and environmental advocates have found a common ground in calling for science-based solutions to the problem besetting the world's coral reefs.

    Cimatu has earlier called on international governments to invest more in scientific research for the conservation and protection of coral reefs.

    He said science is crucial in shaping plans, policies and programs.

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) chief said support to scientists and investment is imperative to generate more relevant researches that will determine the extent of the da ...

  • Groups Call For The Conservation Of Over 200 Shark Species In The Philippines

    Groups Call For The Conservation Of Over 200 Shark Species In The Philippines

    After the victorious inclusion and uplisting of several shark species in the Appendices of the 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species last 23-28 October 2017 in Manila, shark conservation continues to gain momentum in the Philippines.

    On November 13-14, 2017, Save Sharks Network Philippines (SSNP) launched Pating, Saan ka Pararating?, the 2020 Conservation Roadmap for Sharks and Rays in the Philippines (2020 Roadmap) in Pasay City, Metro Manila. Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, Save Philippine Seas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia leads the current campaign ...

  • 7 Things I Realized After I Joined A Coastal Cleanup

    7 Things I Realized After I Joined A Coastal Cleanup

    I joined Greenpeaces recent coastal cleanup because while on vacation in Siquijor last June, I would spend a few hours every day picking up trash on the beach.

    "Habagat po kasi," one soft-spoken member of the hotel?s staff said, trying to explain it wasnt their beach or Siquijor that was dirty.

    And its true: The beach was very clean.

    Its just, something was always washing ashore: empty plastic bags of junk food, a broken piece of slipper, too many lighters, more empty bags of junk food, and the worst of them all, an empty container of gasoline.

    So when the opportunity to participat ...

  • President Duterte Declares September As Maritime And Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month

    President Duterte Declares September As Maritime And Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month

    To raise awareness on issues related to national maritime and archipelagic concerns, President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed a Presidential Proclamation declaring September as the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month (MANA MO).

    The Constitution demands the protection of the nations marine wealth in its archipelagic waters, territorial sea, and exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens, says the Presidential Proclamation.

    As part of the month-long MANA MO celebration, the House of Representatives and Oceana are staging a week ...

  • Thresher Sharks Included In Intl Eco Trade Pact

    The inclusion of thresher sharks in the Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) was lauded by stakeholders from Cebu who called for tougher measures to protect these marine creatures.

    Representatives of Greenpeace Philippines, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7) made the announcement in a press conference at the Capitol Social Hall at 10 am Wednesday.

    Thresher sharks had drawn tourists to flock in Daanbantayan town northern Cebu.

    Greenpeace Philippines officer Vince Cinc ...