World-wide studies have shown the devastating effect of plastic pollution on marine wildlife populations. A 1997 study summarized by the Clean Water Action details how plastic pollution affects 267 species world-wide, 43% of which are marine mammal species, which include dolphins and whales.
Break free from plastics and save the world’s oceans and marine life. That’s the message we bring yearly as Earth Island Institute joins a united action of advocates on July 3 International Plastic Bag Free Day. REDUCE the production. REFUSE the use. This movement has as priority target single-use plastic bags. But the entire campaign … Read more
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Last March 16, 2017 we had a successful EcoTalk with Dr. Louella Dolar, one of the country’s marine mammal expert. She talked about marine mammal biodiversity in Southeast Asia and the threats they face, including climate change.
Contrary to what Dumanjug mayor Nelson Garcia said during the recently held Tañon Strait forum, whale sharks and dolphins are not pests but in fact, they are the fisherfolk community’s best friends. They help ensure that local fishermen continue to have a bountiful catch by making Tañon Strait and the marine ecosystem healthy, enabling more fish and species of marine wildlife to thrive.