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    • N. Mindanao town to develop whale shark viewing tours 

      Francisco, Mark (BusinessWorld, January 6, 2016, on page S1/3)
      The local government of Talisayan town in Misamis Oriental province is planning to organize whale shark sightseeing tours in an emerging dive spot off its coast. Talisayan Mayor Rommel C. Maslog said they are starting with ...
    • Naic eyed for relocation of Manila Bay squatters 

      Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, January 22, 2019, on page A8)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Naic town in Cavite could be a potential site for the relocation of informal settler families living near Manila Bay in Parañaque City. Benny Antiporda, DENR ...
    • Name-calling mars sea dispute 

      Solmerin, Florante S. (Manila Standard, April 22, 2015, on page A3)
      The quarrel between the Philippines and China over the disputed territories in the South China Sea turned into a war of words on Tuesday, with the Philippines calling China “a big-time squatter” as a result of its reclamation ...
    • NAMRIA, a hydrographic survey and Benham Rise 

      Gaviola, Gilbert S. (Manila Bulletin, April 29, 2018, on page 17)
      One of NAMRIA’s core functions is the delineation of the maritime boundaries of the Philippines. The agency was responsible for the establishment of the Philippine archipelagic baselines which were enacted into law in 2009. ...
    • Nancy: Suspend all Boracay permits but… 

      Golez, Prince (Panay News, July 26, 2018, on page 13-15)
      While she agreed with an order to suspend all environmental compliance certificates (ECCs) and other permits of business establishments in this famed island resort, Sen. Nancy Binay called for a hassle-free reapplication ...
    • Nat'l Abalone Breeding Program to address in shortage in world market 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 14, 2007, on page 2-6)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address ...
    • Nat'l fisheries output down slightly in 2017 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, February 11, 2018, on page B1)
      Total fisheries production went down by 1.04 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year's level, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported. PSA noted output reductions in commercial by 6.89 percent and municipal ...
    • National abalone breeding program to address shortage in world market 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Manila Bulletin, July 19, 2007, on page 14)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address the ...
    • National Museum exhibit dives deep into the Philippine Rise 

      Delos Reyes, Antonio (Malaya, January 18, 2019, on page B8)
      Images of the Philippine Rise Marine Resource Reserve, including the pristine Benham Bank, are the newest addition to the collection of the National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit called “The Journey Towards the ...
    • National Museum tasked to preserve 'Lolong' 

      Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, March 3, 2013, on page 1-15)
      The National Museum is now directly coordinating with the Bunawan municipal government in Agusan del Sur concerning the remains of crocodile "Lolong," which will be subjected to taxidermy, according to the Protected Areas ...
    • Natural resources not collateral for Phl loans, says Beijing 

      Diaz, Jess; Mateo, Janvic (The Philippine Star, March 11, 2018, on page 1-2)
      The Chinese government has denied a report that it would require the Philippines to use its natural resources as collateral for the loans that it will provide to the Duterte administration. During the press briefing, Geng ...
    • Nature reserve in Las Piñas- Parañaque area 

      (Manila Standard, November 4, 2017, on page C1)
      Thinking of a place to bring your family on weekends? Try bringing them to the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Eco-Tourism Area (LPPCHEA), an urban sanctuary where visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of the ...
    • Nature's newsmakers 

      Garlitos, Rayund M. (Manila Bulletin, February 5, 2017, on page 14)
      In a country blessed with natural resources and prone to weather disturbances, such issues that would have mattered little in terms of entertainment would actually have an immense impact on the lives of so many people. The ...
    • Naval exercise in the South China Sea 

      (Malaya, October 11, 2018, on page B3)
      The United States has scheduled naval military exercises in the South China Sea in November, particularly in the disputed areas of the West Philippine Sea, and has invited the navies of its allied nations to participate. ...
    • Navoteño fisherfolk get new 'sakag' 

      David, Jun (Manila Standard, November 22, 2018, on page B4)
      Navoteño fisherfolks got an early Christmas gift from the Navotas City Government. Some 253 registered fisherfolks received 20 meters of 28- and 30-millimetre fine mesh nets which is commonly used in “sakag,” a sweeping ...
    • Navy beefing up Batanes forces: move comes amid frequent poaching in fish-rich area 

      Tuyay, Francisco (Manila Standard, June 26, 2015, on page A7)
      The Philippine Navy has deployed more troops in Batanes Island and peripheral waters in a move to ward off foreign poachers in the fish-rich area, Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jesus Millan said on Thursday. The number of personnel ...
    • Navy deploys warship to patrol Benham 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, March 25, 2017, on page 6)
      The Philippine Navy has deployed one of its three warships to Benham Rise. The BRP Ramon Alcaraz has started patrolling the 13-million-hectare undersea region and biodiversity hotspot east of Luzon, officials said yesterday. ...
    • Navy flagship runs aground near shoal 

      Laude, Jaime; Macairan, Evelyn (The Philippine Star, September 1, 2018, on page 1-7)
      The flagship of the Philippine Navy ran aground Wednesday night while on a patrol mission in the vicinity of Hasa Hasa (Half Moon) Shoal in the waters off Palawan in the West Philippine Sea. The BRP Gregorio del Pilar, a ...
    • Navy rescues 14 sea turtles in Palawan 

      Unite, Betheena Kae (Manila Bulletin, May 21, 2017, on page 15)
      Live marine turtles or “Pawikan” believed to be illegally caught were rescued by men from the Philippine Navy (PN) in Sitio Salingsingan, Barangay Mangsee, Balabac, Palawan, it was learned yesterday. The Naval Forces West ...
    • Navy stops Panatag patrol: National security adviser says decision meant to ease tension in disputed waters 

      Sotelo, Yolanda (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 14, 2017, on page A8)
      The Navy has stopped sending patrols to the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal to ease tension with China, the national security adviser, Hermogenes Esperon Jr., said here last week. “We do not send Navy ships to the area anymore. ...