PHL bats for Apec action plan to protect marine resources (Business Mirror (Philippines))

THE Philippines urged member-countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) to come up with an action plan to address the threat of unsustainable fishing practices and environmental degradation. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said there is a need for Apec member-countries to strengthen their cooperation to protect marine resources. Food is basic need. As one community,…