By DEX ASERDANO
Tags: Laguna Lake
Photo by DEXTER ASERDANO
‘Aquino and his heir apparent, Mar Roxas, want to reorient the Laguna de Bay from a rich and abundant fishing lake to a world-class commercial hub for money-making ventures of the rich, all at the expense of fishers’ lives.’
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) claimed that eating tilapia lowers a child’s intelligence level. Fisherfolk organization Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) recently took umbrage over a study made by the LLDA in 2010, which claimed that children living around the 94,000 hectare Laguna Lake have…
Community groups working with the fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) and the Save Laguna Lake Movement (SLLM) have reacted in the negative to reports that the Aquino government has accepted a $ 10-million loan from World Bank in connection with Laguna Lake rehabilitation project.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“We cannot rehabilitate the lake without the participation of the people sourcing their livelihood and living along lake shore.” – Save the Laguna Lake Movement.
A Lazy Day at the Lake