Dynamite Island Explodes Myth About Illegal Fishing
Paul M. Icamina
Source: Malaya Business Insight
March 9, 2012
"CAUBIAN GAMAY, Lapu-Lapu City - Underwater explosions used to destroy the country's only double barrier reef.
Today, seaweed farming is exploding the myth that dynamite fishing is here to stay.
Gilberto Alcoser, 34, was 13 years old when he started the deadly occupation of dynamite fishing. For seven years, he and his father would set out at sunrise to throw dynamites into the sea and catch fish, along the way blowing up coral reefs and seagrass beds that nurture the very marine life that sustains their livelihood."
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