NEWS AND CURRENT EVENTS

From 22 April to 6 May 2019, the National Coast Watch Council, through its Secretariat coordinated the joint scientific expedition of the DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), UP-Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) and DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Kalayaan Island Group called PROTECT-WPS. PROTECT-WPS stands for Predicting Responses between Ocean Transport and Ecological Connectivity continue reading : PROTECT WPS: AN ALL FILIPINO SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO THE KIG IN THE WPS

Subic – The National Coast Watch Council, through its Secretariat supported the Chairman’s Cup Regatta (CCR) held from April 25 – 30, 2019. Aside from sailing competitions, the event also honored the leaders of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority who have played a significant role in making Subic Bay as one of the premier yacht continue reading : NCWC SUPPORTS INAUGURAL CHAIRMAN’S CUP REGATTA 2019

Zamboanga City — The National Coast Watch Council, through its Secretariat, participated in the first regular meeting of the Philippine Committee (PhilCom) against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing on 22 March 2019, Friday, at the Garden Orchid Hotel, Zamboanga City to discuss matters relevant to fisheries management. The meeting was attended by the forty continue reading : NCWC PARTICIPATES IN THE FIRST REGULAR MEETING OF PHILCOM AGAINST IUUF