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Troubled waters: Residents say dredging project used to mine black sand

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba Sr. adamantly denied that the contractors are mining black sand in the town of Aparri

Troubled Waters: Fisherfolk suffer poor catch as gov’t dredging project begins

A project meant to help restore a major river in Aparri has wreaked havoc on the livelihood of local fisherfolk

Fisherfolk union warns against joint energy exploration with China

Pamalakaya said the proposed venture will only “institutionalize and further the Chinese plunder” of the country's marine and energy resources

Greens, fisherfolk call for review of gov’t reclamation projects

In a letter, the group requested the Environment department “to bring utmost attention to reclamation issues”

Fisherfolk hold protest action against lifting of open-pit mining ban

The protesters said the government’s decision to allow open-pit mining operations will severely affect rivers, seas, and marine biodiversity

Who is ‘Ka Dodoy,’ the Filipino recipient of this year’s Ramon...

Since he was young, Ka Dodoy knew the realities of diminishing fish harvests in once rich fishing grounds

‘Sea Sunday,’ fishermen, and the West Philippine Sea

Pope Francis earlier said that “without the people of the sea, many parts of the world would starve”

Photos: Hunting for food in the land of the giants

Veteran photojournalist Gil Nartea visited the town of Angono to look for giants, or “higantes,” but what he found were men with guns

Filipino seafarers, fishermen face rough sailing amid pandemic

In recent years, Filipino fishermen complain that they were being harassed by Chinese boats and armed men at sea

Manila prelate calls for support for agriculture, fisherfolk

The government's call for people in the cities to go back to the provinces will only fail if the agriculture sector will not get adequate support.

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