Philippines and Papua New Guinea fish exports may be banned in Europe

Illegal fishing practices in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea may cost the economies of these two impoverished countries dearly. The European Union is reportedly threatening to ban fish imports from the two countries unless they curb illegal fishing practices. The warning, which was welcomed by environmental groups, puts the two countries on the EU’s […]

Poaching of Cotabato black coral: Are Filipinos entitled to their outrage?

What’s all the fuss about the destruction of the coral reef off Cotabato for a couple odd container vans of black coral? It sounds a bit hypocritical of Filipinos to be huffing and puffing about yet another wasteland created under their watch when they’ve overseen decades of wanton destruction and squandering of resources that had […]