The World’s Oceans, In Danger From Overfishing, Marine Degradation & Loss Of Habitat – World Bank

About 85 percent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited or depleted, including most of the stocks of the top 10 species, World Bank president Robert Zoellick told the World Oceans Summit in Singapore.

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Sustainable Livelihood For The Poor, Key To Alleviate Poverty In The Philippines

Under the current administration of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) redesigned its poverty alleviation program and grouped particular target beneficiaries from previous beneficiary lists.

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Displaced People In Baghdad Earn Their Living Through Scavenging

Around half million residents live in a vast slum named Naser City, one among the dozens squatter settlements that sprung up around Baghdad since the American invasion of 2003.

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Mariculture Parks Provide Opportunities To Small Scale Fishermen

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) established the first marine culture (mariculture) park in 2000 located in the Island Garden of Samal, east of Davao City, which covers 200 hectares.

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