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    • 1.5 tons of 'endangered' giant clams seized in Sagay 

      Singuay, Mae (Panay News, April 13, 2019, on page 2-10)
      Around 127 pieces of “endangered” giant clams weighing about 1.5 tons were confiscated from three fisherfolk in Barangay Molocaboc, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Nabbed for violation of the act preventing the illegal, ...
    • 10 Chinese ships spotted in Panatag 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, September 7, 2016, on page 1-8)
      Chinese ships spotted around Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off the coast of Zambales last week have remained in the area based on an aerial monitoring over the shoal, according to an official. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ...
    • 10 held for selling giant pearls 

      Galupo, Rey; Ong, Ghio (The Philippine Star, March 15, 2017, on page 16)
      National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents arrested 10 persons for illegally possessing and selling giant pearls in Ermita, Manila Monday afternoon. In a press conference yesterday, the NBI’s Environmental Crimes Division ...
    • 12 rare baby crocodiles freed in Isabela lake 

      Visaya, Villamor Jr. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 20, 2014, on page A15)
      Seven-year-old Josh Geronimo held a baby Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) here on Saturday and exclaimed, “Oh, it smells good.” Geronimo, a Canadian citizen, said the crocodile did not emit any foul odor or ...
    • 2 endangered turtles rescued, freed in Panay 

      Yap, Tara (Manila Bulletin, August 14, 2017, on page 10)
      Two endangered green sea turtles in Panay Island were recently rescued and released back to their natural habitat, both pawikans (as the locals call it) were found in northern Panay. A female green sea Turtle was accidentally ...
    • 2018 int'l gab on coastal mgt in Guimaras 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Iloilo; PN (Panay News, December 27, 2017, on page 3)
      Gov. Samuel Gumarin accepted the PNLG flag recently at Sanya Visun Yacht Hotel in Hainan province, China as a symbol of acceptance for the hosting of the 2018 PNLG. Guimaras has an integrated coastal management program for ...
    • 215 'pawikan' hatchlings released in Subic 

      Reyes, Jonas (Manila Bulletin, December 21, 2017, on page B8)
      About 215 sea turtle hatchlings were released last week at the All Hands Beach Resort here in a bid to ensure the conservation of the marine turtle species inside this premier Freeport despite already being in the list of ...
    • 4,000 rare turtles rescued from captivity in Palawan 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, July 16, 2015, on page A7)
      Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts said Wednesday. More than ...
    • 4,200 turtles seized in warehouse 

      Anda, Redempto; Antonio, Rafael (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 21, 2015, on page A12)
      Authorities in Palawan confiscated on Thursday a shipment of 4,200 critically endangered forest turtles that are believed to be destined for the Chinese black market with an estimated value of around P18 million. The ...
    • 5-year ludong fish ban pushed 

      Ebreo, Ben Moses (Manila Standard, March 21, 2017, on page C1)
      The imminent extinction of the rare “ludong” fish species, also known as the lobed river mullet, depends on the proactive moves of local government units hosting the fish’s habitats and their support of the fishery sector ...
    • 6 rehabbed sea turtles released 

      Nepomuceno, Jezza (Panay News, December 10, 2010, on page 1-12)
      The Marine Sanctuary, Rescue and Rehabilitation Center island province has released six sea turtles to the sea near the coastal Brgy. Lawi, Jordan town. Released were two of each species green turtle, hawkbill and olive ...
    • 9 Endangered animals taken from Zoo in Rizal province 

      Enano, Jhesset O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 15, 2018, on page A10)
      Nine endangered animals have disappeared from the country’s biggest zoo whose management took to Facebook on Tuesday to ask for help in finding them. Taken from Avilon Zoo, located in Rodriguez, Rizal, were three mature ...
    • 9 Sino fishermen plead 'not guilty' to charges 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, May 22, 2014, on page A3)
      Nine Chines fishermen arrested by Philippine authorities in disputed South China Sea waters pleaded not guilty to all charges against them on Wednesday, the prosecutor said. The nine were taken in handcuffs to a court on ...
    • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Davao welcomes more than 100 new 'pawikan' hatchlings 

      (The Philippine Star, December 21, 2015, on page A-29)
      A total of 109 hawksbill sea turtle (pawikan) hatchlings were recently released at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Davao City, further ensuring the survival of the critically endangered species and strengthening ...
    • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park welcomes over 100 new pawikan hatchlings 

      (Malaya, January 8, 2016, on page A10)
      The 109 pawikans came from a nest of 152 eggs and were released last December 2, witnessed by former Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and barangay officials, Ateneo de Davao ...
    • Aboitiz Group helps save the Pawikan 

      (Malaya, March 1, 2019, on page A7)
      Aboitiz Group Through Aboitiz Foundation and AboitizPower business unit Davao Light and Power Company renewed its commitment to intensify conversation efforts for the marine turtle or pawikan particularly the critically ...
    • Baby dugong appeals for help 

      Lena, Pearl G. (Manila Bulletin, May 25, 2004, on page B-13)
      Far beyond its weaning stage, the survival of a female baby dugong that was fished out from the seashore of Igang, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras is now at the public's mercy. Information gathered at the Office of the Protected ...
    • Baby Sea Turtles freed back into sea on Pawikan Festival 

      Regala, Franco G. (Manila Bulletin, November 30, 2017, on page B-7)
      Senator Cynthia Villar, together with Bataan Governor Abet Garcia, on Saturday, led a huge crowd in freeing more than a hundred marine turtle hatchlings into the sea during the annual celebration of the Pawikan Festival ...
    • Baby sea turtles released off San Jose shores 

      (Panay News, September 30, 2017, on page 2-14)
      Sixty-five green sea turtle (Cheloniamydas) hatchlings and three juvenile hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricate) were recently released on the shores of Barangay Madrangca of this capital town. Being in a province with ...
    • Back to the sea for trapped turtles 

      Calawag, Flord (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 16, 2015, on page A10)
      Rain suddenly poured at the break of dawn as 20 students and two instructors boarded the four-layered bamboo raft in Barangay Malabor, Tibiao, Antique province. They were about to experience “lambaklad” fishing in the ...