The Bajo de Masinloc, or Scarborough Shoal, as it is widely known, has been a contested region for the past decade with the Chinese government claiming ownership despite an international court ruling favoring the Philippines. Those caught in the middle of this geopolitical storm: Philippine fishermen striving to provide food to feed their community. What can be done to protect these fishermen and the national resources of the Philippines from the increasing presence of bigger and more powerful Chinese fleets in the West Philippine Sea?


The Fishermen Snared in the Scarborough Shoal Dispute

2023 US 14 min
Festival Year: 2024
Types: Documentary, Short, Watch Now
Topic: Freshwater & Oceans, Global Perspectives, Sustainable Living