Talking of Sustainable Seas. Director Robert Jara of PEMSEA (Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia) points on the map of Burias Island and west coast of mainland Bicol adjacent to the Burias Pass which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol pushes to have a framework for sustainable development. Jara talked in the three-day forum about coastal strategy action planning for the Burias Pass which was attended by the Phil. Navy, Phil. Coast Guard, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and focal persons from local governments of Albay, Masbate and Sorsogon.

Photo Release: September 25, 2013