Effective community-based conservation and seasonal closure bears fruit

January 30, 2024
Social work
Marine life

Pola, Oriental Mindoro--The combined effect of MPA and Enforcement Network, community-based coastal resource management efforts, and province-wide annual seasonal closure continues to bear fruit with the recent “fish-picking” phenomenon at Barangay Puting Cacao in Pola, Oriental Mindoro that was experienced by residents of this coastal barangay after the 7th cycle of the province’s annual seasonal closure from Nov 15 to Jan 15.