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    • Agusan marsh vital bird sanctuary in Asia 

      Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, September 23, 2005, on page S3/8)
      A scientific expedition to the Agusan marsh in Northeastern Mindanao is scheduled late this year to highlight the need to preserve the area's biodiversity, a scientist said. Dr. Jurgenne Primavera, a senior scientist of ...
    • Carbon from Indonesia fires exceeds US emissions: green groups 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, October 23, 2015, on page S3/4)
      Fires raging across huge areas of Indonesia are spewing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every day than the US economy, according to estimates from global environment watchdogs. For nearly two months, thousands ...
    • 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 ...
    • Green architecture helps mitigate effects of climate change 

      (Manila Bulletin, January 22, 2015, on page B-8)
      Climate change is taking its toll on our country. Rainy seasons have become unpredictable, bringing severe flooding and other dire conditions that scientists predict will become more frequent as the planet continues to ...
    • Heavy Traffic 

      Reyes, Richard A. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, July 12, 2018, on page A12)
      A barge in Binondo, Manila, on Tuesday, cuts a path through thick patches of water hyacinths that cover the Pasig River during the rainy season.
    • Lake Sebu fish kill claims P3.9m worth of tilapia 

      (Manila Standard, June 29, 2016, on page A7)
      Around P3.9 million worth of tilapia were destroyed in another major fish kill in lakes Seloton and Sebu in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato. Justina Navarrete, chief of the South Cotabato Office of the Provincial Agriculturist ...
    • Legendary Paoay Lake comes alive 

      Arzadon, Cristina (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 13, 2013, on page A19)
      Unknown to many, the serene Paoay Lake, known for its legendary past, had been blighted by wastes coming from fish cages resulting in high E. coli bacteria contamination for years. The 387-hectare lake in Paoay, Ilocos ...
    • Microalgae paste: A potential feed for hatcheries 

      Yap, Julio P. Jr. (Panay News, July 14, 2016, on page 8)
      As an alternative, a potential feed for hatcheries during the La Niña phenomenon is microalgae paste, which is concentrated microalgae cells used as feed for larval fish, shrimp, and other aquaculture species. According ...
    • State of calamity over Sebu fish kill 

      (Manila Standard, February 1, 2017, on page C2)
      The municipal government of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is planning to declare a state of calamity due to another major fish kill that has seen P6.5 million worth of tilapia destroyed. Zaldy Artacho, Lake Sebu municipal ...
    • Stop using plastic — DENR 

      Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, June 5, 2018, on page A3)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urged Filipinos to stop using single-use plastic items that usually end up polluting the oceans and waterways. “It is high time we refrain from using disposable ...