Let’s talk about blue carbon solutions
News / Oct 08, 2018
The EAS region hosts the world's largest coastal carbon stocks which play a vital role on the global carbon cycle. Mangroves, seagrass meadows, and tidal marshes are tagged as blue carbon ecosystems. These ecosystems can remove 10 times more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and can hold 3 to 5 times more carbon for long periods of time than a tropical rainforest.
Watch: ASEAN in Focus – Interview with PEMSEA’s Renato Cardinal and DENR’s Jeslina Gorospe
News / Sep 28, 2018
Only a few booths left at the 2018 EAS Congress Exhibition
News / Sep 10, 2018
With only 80 days to go before the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2018, a few booths remain up for grabs at the 2018 EAS Congress Environmental Exhibition to be held at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines from 27-29 November 2018.
World’s fish by the numbers
News / Aug 23, 2018
There are plenty of fish in the sea – but not for long, if we continue to fish unsustainably.
It’s the youth’s time of the year!
News / Aug 12, 2018
Youth around the globe are celebrating the upcoming International Youth Day on 12 August.
Call for Applications: Accessing and working with state of the art satellite data for marine applications
News / Aug 09, 2018
We are pleased to announce that applications are now accepted for a Training Course on Accessing and working with state-of-the-art satellite data for marine applications, to be held at the University of the Philippines Visayas from 25-26 November 2018.
The Philippines Renews Vows to Sustainable Coastal Development
News / Jul 27, 2018
The Philippines remains fully committed to sustainable coastal development as it continues to support regional effort towards the sustainable use of coastal and marine ecosystems, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
The Last Straw Katipunan: encouraging sustainability in Loyola Heights
News / Jul 04, 2018
Sip PH, together with PEMSEA, CORA, Clean Seas Pilipinas, and The Sustainable Planet, support a campaign known as “The Last Straw Katipunan”, which focuses on establishments on the busy Katipunan Avenue.
PEMSEA participates in the 6th Global Environment Facility Assembly
News / Jun 29, 2018
PEMSEA has a strong relationship with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which together with UNDP has provided generous support for PEMSEA since its beginning and shares a common vision of a sustainable future for the East Asian seas.