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    • 1,000 ha of fish pens first to go on April 1 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 20, 2017, on page A18)
      Thirty corporate and individually-owned fish pens, occupying a total area of 1,000 hectares in Laguna Lake, would be the first to be demolished as the government opens up the lake, according to a list issued by the Laguna ...
    • 1.5-km Laguna Lake H'way segment opens 

      Unite, Betheena Kae (Manila Bulletin, March 13, 2018, on page 5)
      DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, along with Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno, and Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, led the opening of the highway project ...
    • 12 fishermen killed in lake clashes 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, July 11, 2018, on page 4)
      At least 12 fishermen have died and a dozen more are missing after deadly clashes on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Congolese official said Monday. "The 12 bodies of our ...
    • 1st Lakes and Rivers Summit in Mindanao held 

      (BusinessWorld, February 4, 2019, on page S4/4)
      The Mindanao State University — General Santos City (MSU-GSC) Campus, in collaboration with the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and ...
    • Agency delays plan for keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes 

      Associated Press (AP) (Manila Bulletin, March 2, 2017, on page B-8)
      The Trump administration has delayed indefinitely a plan for strengthening defenses on a crucial Chicago-area waterway to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could cause severe harm ...
    • Algae bloom in Laguna Lakes resurges 

      (The Philippine Star, June 19, 2015, on page 21)
      The high count of algae in the lake, where Maynilad draws water for treatment in its Putatan plant, is causing water distributed in the cities of Las Piñas, Parañaque and Muntinlupa to have a peculiar taste and smell. ...
    • Algal bloom highlights need for wastewater treatment 

      Ronda, Rainier Allan (The Philippine Star, June 25, 2015, on page B-6)
      The spreading algal bloom in coastal and lake areas of the country is raising the need for effective wastewater treatment systems with communities leading a concerted effort to make sure that each household is discharging ...
    • The bay, the river, the lake: abandoned and dying 

      Ilarde, Eddie (The Manila Times, August 3, 2018, on page A1-A8)
      Manila Bae was once the “most beautiful and safely- situated bay in the world.” The Manila South Harbor in its fringes, which spans six provinces (Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Metro Manila, and Cavite), was considered the ...
    • BFAR hit for fish kill in Surigao 

      Alcober, Neil (The Manila Times, December 17, 2015, on page A7)
      Fisherfolk belonging to Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) slammed the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for failing to address the cause of the fish kill in Lake Mainit in ...
    • Bureau tasked to ensure fish supply ample 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, August 8, 2016, on page A1-A2)
      Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Sunday ordered the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to ensure the steady supply of fish in Metro Manila. He gave the order following President Rodrigo Duterte's order to ...
    • Cleaning the lake 

      (Malaya, December 20, 2018, on page B4)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is at the head of Government efforts to clean important tourist attractions such as Boracay, Bohol, and Palawan. While they are at it, it would be better if concerned ...
    • Cleanup drive on as massive fish kill hits Lake Sebu 

      (BusinessWorld, February 15, 2017, on page S1/12)
      Lake Sebu town has been placed under a state of calamity due to the recent massive fish kill that cost P124.5 million damage to fishery, mainly tilapia farms. In a statement released by the South Cotabato provincial ...
    • Court stops demolition of Laguna lake fishpens: LLDA says ruling from Court of Appeals a setback in President Duterte’s environmental campaign 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 11, 2017, on page A13)
      A recent Court of Appeals (CA) ruling allowed fishpen owners to continue operating in Laguna de Bay, prompting a state agency to call the decision a “setback” in President Duterte’s campaign to clean and clear the country’s ...
    • DA plans to restock lakes, rivers with fingerlings 

      Lim, Janina (BusinessWorld, April 25, 2017, on page S1/4)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched a program to stock fingerlings of indigenous and non-invasive fish species in major river basins and lakes over the next five years. The Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) ...
    • Demolition of Laguna fishpens lauded 

      Terrazola, Vanne Elaine (Manila Bulletin, March 9, 2017, on page B-9)
      A fisherfolk group and an environment group based in Laguna lauded the demolition of large fishpens in the Laguna de Bay. The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA-Pilipinas) and the Save Laguna ...
    • DENR sets dialogue with fishpen owners 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, December 4, 2016, on page B-6)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to dialogue with fishpen operators in Laguna Lake ahead of the planned moratorium on the issuance and renewal of permits early next year. “The thrust is to ...
    • DENR-8 pushes awareness on value of wetlands 

      Cayubit, Restituto A. (Manila Bulletin, February 4, 2018, on page 13)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources regional office 8 (DENR-8) has joined the global effort to raise the awareness about the value of wetlands for the community and the environment by celebrating World ...
    • Dismantle fish pens,fishers demand 

      (Manila Standard, February 14, 2017, on page A3)
      The militant fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), together with environmental alliance Save Laguna lake Movement,on Monday staged a picket in the offices of the Laguna Lake ...
    • DOST urges gov’t collaboration to save Laguna Lake 

      (BusinessWorld, June 7, 2017, on page 4/S3)
      The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) recommended possible courses of action that government agencies can collaborate on to help improve the conditions of Laguna ...
    • Endangered Lake 

      (The Philippine Star, May 13, 2018, on page 12)
      It’s been nearly a year to the day Roy Cimatu took over as secretary of environment and natural resources. Among his promises upon assuming the post was a thorough cleanup of water resources, particularly the country’s ...