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World Oceans Day 2018: Ocean Plastics and Youth Action

News / June 8, 2018

Plastics were first conceived as an alternative material to scarce natural resources, such as ivory from wild elephants. Only a century later, this amazing breakthrough solution has become a tremendous problem, and nowhere is it as damaging as in our oceans.

PEMSEA supports the international celebration of World Oceans Day

News / June 8, 2018

On June 8, international celebrations will mark World Oceans Day, an annual commemoration to honor, protect, conserve and sustain the world’s oceans.

Looking back on 25 years of PEMSEA this World Environment Day

News / June 8, 2018

June 5th is World Environment Day and PEMSEA (11 country partners, 22 non-country partners and secretariat) is proud to have been working for 25 years towards a shared vision of a healthy coastal and marine environment in the Seas of East Asia!

Iloilo City to host the East Asian Seas Congress this November

News / June 8, 2018

Iloilo City has been chosen as the venue of the upcoming 2018 East Asian Seas Congress to be held on November 27 to 30 at the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC).

PEMSEA supports Clean Seas Pilipinas launch

News / June 8, 2018

PEMSEA recently joined UNDP, DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau, CORA and the National Park Development Committee during the launch of Clean Seas Pilipinas, a year-long campaign to reduce ocean plastics and raise awareness about marine pollution in the Philippines.

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018: Youth in Action

News / June 8, 2018

Themed  “Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity”, today’s International Day for Biological Diversity highlights progress made...

Fifth East Asian Seas Youth Forum: A Call for Young Ocean Leaders

News / June 8, 2018

Calling all youth! We need all hands on deck to collectively achieve the global ocean targets, and youth have a critical part to play.

PEMSEA marks 25th year with launch of 2018 East Asian Seas Congress

News / June 8, 2018

From its humble beginnings as a marine pollution demonstration project in 1993 to its current status as a leading international organization...

DENR, PEMSEA Jumpstart Preparations for 2018 East Asian Seas Congress

News / June 8, 2018

Preparations for the East Asian Seas Congress 2018 is now in full swing with the collaboration of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)...