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Navotas fisherfolk hold fluvial protest vs reclamation, demolition

A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.

Read also: Broad alliance urges Manila Mayor Lim: Restore, not reclaim, Manila Bay By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Since last year, various groups from all over the Philippines who are resisting government plans to implement public-private reclamation projects have come together in a summit to discuss the impact of reclamation projects on their communities…

By MARYA SALAMAT
“Further reclamation of Manila Bay will greatly endanger the fragile marine ecosystem which contributes to food production and mitigates the disastrous effects of calamities and floods in nearby areas.” – People’s Network for the Integrity of Coastal Habitats and Ecosystems

Read also: Fishers, experts call for 10-year moratorium on reclamation

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Urban poor communities in Bacoor and Dasmariñas in Cavite are stepping up protests against demolition plans of the local and national governments. On November 29, the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) in Cavite put up protest camps in Kadiwa Market in Dasmariñas and in Talaba 6 in…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) recently protested against reports that President Benigno Aquino III’s public-private partnership (PPP) schemes have included the privatization of 38,000 hectares of foreshore lands for reclamation projects in Manila Bay, Davao Gulf and 50 other coastal areas…