Lockdown allowed illegal fishing to spike in Philippines, satellite data suggest

Satellite data indicate a spike in the number of commercial fishing vessels operating in waters within 15 kilometers (9 miles) of the Philippine coast — a zone that’s off-limits for commercial fishing.

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Last updated on 09 June 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources