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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  • Sailing for conservation 

    Amour-Levar, Christine; Galeon, Dom (Manila Bulletin, January 20, 2019, on page 1-E3)
    They say the best journeys run deep and reconnect us with what it means to be human. Our sailing expedition to one of the most remote and astounding corners of the Philippine archipelago, Palawan, turned out to be exactly ...
  • Fishermen's group seeks support for aquaculture 

    Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, October 15, 2020, on page B5)
    The country‘s aquaculture industry will help fill an anticipated gap in supply once the government implements a three-month-long closed fishing season for roundscad (galunggong) starting on November 1. Lawyer Asis Perez, ...
  • Chinese submersible to explore resources in South China Sea 

    Associated Press (AP) (Manila Bulletin, November 23, 2017, on page B-12)
    China is preparing to launch a new manned submersible to explore resources in the South China Sea. The official Xinhua News Agency said the Shanhai Yongshi, or "deep sea warrior," has passed all performance and safety ...
  • Sea level rising at fasted pace in 2,800 years: study 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, February 26, 2016, on page S3/4)
    The world’s oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say. Sea levels rose globally by about 5.5 ...
  • Phl sovereignty not negotiable - Palace 

    Romero, Alexis; Lee-Brago, Pia; Simeon, Louise Maureen; Punay, Edu; Felipe, Cecille Suerte (The Philippine Star, June 18, 2019, on page 1-4)
    The Philippines is no slave to China, Malacañang said yesterday, as it faces mounting criticism over President Duterte’s silence on the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat after it was hit by a Chinese vessel near Recto ...

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