DENR urged to utilize 2020 budget to protect West Philippine Sea biodiversity

“We demand the DENR to formulate a detailed, one-year plan on how the marine resources in the West Philippine Sea would be protected against illegal fishing activities and reclamation by China. With such a big budget that they have proposed, it is more than enough to enforce their environmental protective measures to our exclusive economic zone that is facing severe environmental degradation brought about by Chinese aggressive incursion,” Fernando Hicap, PAMALAKAYA National Chairperson said in a statement.

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