Aquatic News Index (ANI) contains aquatic science-related newspaper articles appearing in various Philippine newspapers available at the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEADEC/AQD) Library. Indexing begins in 1974 to the present. ANI is maintained by SEAFDEC/AQD Library staff.

Entries are grouped according to the newspaper source. To ensure the accuracy and consistency of the index entries, subject descriptors were assigned using the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Thesaurus, while the geographic names were assigned using the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN).

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  • 'Quinta' losses: Damage to WV agri, fishery reaches P132M 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, November 5, 2020, on page 11-14)
    Typhoon “Quinta” left P132.63 million worth of damage to rice, high-value commercial crops (HVCC) and the fishery sector in the provinces of Western Visayas. Department of Agriculture (DA) regional executive director Remelyn ...
  • South China Sea code of conduct could be signed by next year 

    Cortez, Gillian M. (BusinessWorld, November 5, 2020, on page S1/10)
    National Security Adviser Hermogenes C. Esperon, Jr. on Wednesday said discussions on the South China Sea Code of Conduct is continuing and could be finalized by next year. In a virtual briefing on Wednesday, Mr. Esperon ...
  • ‘Quinta’, ‘Rolly’ leave P5-B agri damage 

    Gomez, Eireene Jairee; Lagare, Jordeene B. (The Manila Times, November 5, 2020, on page A5)
    Agricultural damage and losses caused by Typhoon “Quinta” (international name: “Molave”) and Super Typhoon “Rolly” (“Goni”) reached P4.56 billion, data from the Department of Agriculture (DA) showed. Total volume of ...
  • South China Sea as zone of peace 

    Carpio, Antonio T. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 5, 2020, on page A8)
    The Philippines and China have already signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) and the terms of reference (TOR) to jointly cooperate in exploiting the oil and gas in the West Philippines Sea. The missing element is ...
  • Yolanda's unlikely heroes 

    Gabieta, Joey (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 15, 2020, on page A8)
    Before this Leyte provincial capital and regional center of Eastern Visayas was battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) seven years ago, many residents had been treating their mangrove forests as ...

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