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FISH on the Net is a collection of 10 informational Flash animations or "infomations" carrying fisheries management and related themes. We will release one "infomation" every quarter beginning April 2006. Feel free to download and share these "infomations" with others (require Flash Player - if you can see the animations on this page, Flash Player is already installed in your computer system).


EQUITY (Release date: 22 July 2008) -- The equitable distribution of resources is a vital ingredient for sustainable fisheries.
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   Related information:
        Philippine Fisheries in Crisis: A Framework for Management

SANCTUARY (Release date: 15 April 2008) -- A wise turtle reveals her safe haven in the sea.
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   Related information:
        The Values of Philippine Coastal Resources: Why Protection and Management are Critical
        Coral Reef Monitoring for Management
        Coral Reef Resource Management in the Philippines -- with focus on marine protected areas as a management tool
        Creating and Managing Marine Protected Areas in the Philippines
        Experience with Coastal and Marine Protected Area Planning and Management in the Philippines
       
Incentives for marine protected area management in the Philippines
        Introduction to the Establishment of a Community-Based Marine Sanctuary
        Marine Protected Area Establishment and Management Training Manual

PRICELESS (Release date: 18 January 2008) -- Inspired by the MasterCard Priceless Series, this movie hopes to drive home a message that, despite ever ominous signs, is still largely ignored: no amount of money will equal the priceless ecosystem services we stand to lose from our abuse of the environment.
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   Related information:
        The Values of Philippine Coastal Resources: Why Protection and Management are Critical
        Go Easy on the Sea
        Philippine Fisheries in Crisis: A Framework for Management

FISHED OUT
(Release date: 22 October 2007) -- Entire populations of fish species are being overfished to the brink of extinction, making fish for food more expensive and less and less available.
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   Related information:
        Go Easy on the Sea
        Philippine Fisheries in Crisis: A Framework for Management

SAMUEL SUTIL (Disobedient Samuel)
(Release date: 23 July2007) -- Meet the quintessential unrepentant illegal fisher.
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   Related information:
    Mending Nets: A Handbook on the Prosecution of Fishery
    and Coastal Law Violators


Fish FACTory
(Release date: 24 April 2007) -- A “fish factory” owner struggles – in vain – to cope with rising demand for fish by increasing his "factory’s" production capacity. He soon learns an incontrovertible fact: as a biological resource, fish has biological limits that cannot be overcome by even the most powerful machine. But his realization comes too late: he has pushed the resource beyond its limits. He has killed his business.
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   Related information:
        Go Easy on the Sea
        Philippine Fisheries in Crisis: A Framework for Management


FISH/OFF
(Release date: 30 January 2007) -- Fashioned after "Face/Off", the John Woo thriller starring Nicholas Cage and John Travolta, this movie is a satiric take on the lengths that Man would go to hunt down the last fish on Earth: "In order to catch it, he must become it."
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   Related information:
        Go Easy on the Sea


SHELL SHOCK
(Release date: 24 October 2006) -- Shell buyers beware! Seashells are not mere ornaments. Very often, they are endangered species that perform vital functions in the marine ecosystem, fished live and deliberately for the curio trade to the brink of extinction. 
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   Related information:
        FAO No. 158 Series of 1986: Prohibition on the gathering, collecting,
        selling, transporting or possessing for sale of mollusks belonging to
        the genus Triton or Charonia and Cassis

        The Philippine shell industry with focus on Mactan Island,
        Cebu, Philippines

       External site: DA-BFAR: Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species
 


DREAM SEAS
(Release date: 25 July 2006) -- In sleep, a fisherman gets a glimpse of two futures, each the exact opposite of the other. He wakes up and takes a small step toward living the dream, by averting the nightmare.
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NUCLEUS (Release date: 26 April 2006) -- Thanks to its geologic origin, the Philippines holds perhaps the highest concentration of limited-range marine shore endemics in the world. This rich gene pool is irreplaceable. Experts say losing it would be the marine-scale equivalent of mass extinctions in endangered Brazilian rainforests.
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