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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  • 'They're everywhere:' microplastics in oceans, air, and human bodies 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, July 4, 2022, on page B4)
    From ocean depths to mountain peaks, humans have littered the planet with tiny shards of plastic. We have even absorbed these microplastics into our bodies—with uncertain implications. Images of plastic pollution have ...
  • Apo Reef Park bags int'l award 

    Santos, Jel (Manila Bulletin, July 8, 2022, on page 5)
    An international council of marine conservation experts awarded the prestigious Blue Park Award for exceptional marine wildlife conservation to the Apo Reef Natural Park (ARNP) in Occidental Mindoro. The award was given ...
  • China, PH urged to 'properly handle' SCS territorial disputes 

    (Manila Standard, July 2, 2022, on page A3)
    China and the Philippines can improve international relations by properly handling ongoing disputes in the South China Sea, Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan said. Wang, who was attending the inauguration ceremony of ...
  • 1 dead, 101 rescued as vessel catches fire off Bohol 

    (SunStar Philippines, June 27, 2022, on page 1)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Visayas said that one person died in the fire that hit a passenger vessel in the waters off Bohol Sunday, June 26, 2022. The victim was identified as Adolfo Rañola, 53, of Barangay Poblacion, ...
  • 'Red tide' warning raised 

    (Daily Tribune, July 4, 2022, on page B16)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned the public not to consume shellfish collected from five areas found to be positive for toxic red tide - the coastal waters of Milagros in Masbate; coastal waters ...

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