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    • U.S. pays PH P87-M compensation for warship reef damage 

      Mabasa, Roy; Casayuran, Mario; Aben, Elena L. (Manila Bulletin, February 19, 2015, on page 4)
      For the damage caused to Tubbataha Reef by the grounding of a United States Navy ship two years ago, the Philippines received 87,033,570.71 or nearly $ 2 million from the US government as compensation. In a statement issued ...
    • UI law students to help protect Visayan Sea 

      (Panay News, March 15, 2018, on page 3)
      Students of the University of Iloilo's (UI) College of Law volunteered to help preserve the Visayan Sea. The college’s In Solidum Student Council presented to Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. a manifesto offering support and help ...
    • UK grabbing attention with S. China Sea mission-paper 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, February 15, 2018, on page S1/10)
      Britain’s Defense Ministry is trying to justify its existence and grab attention with a planned mission by a British warship to the disputed South China Sea next month, a Chinese newspaper said on Wednesday. A British ...
    • Ulian Watershed bags 'Prize on Blue Waters' 

      Nepomoceno, Jezza A. (Panay News, January 23, 2015, on page 3)
      For the second time, the Ulian Watershed in Lambunao town won the coveted Governor's Prize on Blue Waters, an award for the most sustainable and well-managed watershed. The Ulian Watershed proved that it has the most ...
    • Ultra-thin sun shield could protect Great Barrier Reef 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 28, 2018, on page S2/10)
      An ultra-fine biodegradable film some 50,000 times thinner than a human hair could be enlisted to protect the Great Barrier Reef from environmental degradation, researchers said Tuesday. The World Heritage-listed site, ...
    • UN agri agency ready to support Phl fisheries sector 

      Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, August 16, 2018, on page B6)
      The United Nations agriculture agency is ready to support governments, including the Philippines, to formulate measures against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and promote management and development of ...
    • UN begins negotiations on treaty to protect imperiled high seas 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, September 3, 2018, on page S2/7)
      United Nations on Tuesday kicked-off talks on a 2020 treaty that would regulate the high seas, which cover half the planet yet lack adequate environmental protection. Four sessions of talks, each lasting two weeks, are ...
    • UN begins to protect high seas 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, September 3, 2018, on page B6)
      United Nations on Tuesday kicked-off talks on a 2020 treaty that would regulate the high seas, which cover half the planet yet lack adequate environmental protection. Four sessions of talks, each lasting two weeks, are ...
    • UN chief: save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe' 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, June 16, 2017, on page S3/6)
      UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries to put aside national gain to save the oceans and avert a "global catastrophe" as he opened the first UN ocean conference. The five-day meeting is the first ...
    • UN climate conference supports Salceda board 

      (Manila Standard, January 2, 2015, on page B3)
      The United Nations Convention on Climate Change commended the Green Climate Fund leadership, under Albay Gov. Joey Salceda, for fulfilling the complex requirements for its operation and for raising an initial $10.2 billion ...
    • UN gives green light for treaty on high seas conservation 

      (The Philippine Star, June 25, 2015, on page B-6)
      The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution giving a green light to develop a new treaty for the conservation of marine life in the high seas. The resolution, adopted by consensus on Friday, launches the first global ...
    • UN sets July hearing on sea row 

      Calleja, Niña; Balana, Cynthia (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 24, 2015, on page A3)
      The Hague-based United Nations arbitral tribunal announced that the oral hearing on the "jurisdiction and admissibility" of the Philippines' case against China's nine-dash line claim is set for July despite the refusal of ...
    • UN sounds alarm on lethal tilapia virus 

      IPS (The Manila Times, June 2, 2017, on page B5)
      A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world’s most important fish for human consumption, the United Nations warns, adding that though not a human health risk, Tilapia Lake Virus ...
    • UN tribunal sets second deliberation on PH claim 

      Kabiling, Genalyn D.; Rosario, Ben (Manila Bulletin, July 11, 2015, on page 1-14)
      A five-man international tribunal has decided to conduct next week a second round of hearing on the arguments raised by the Philippines in its territorial claims in the West Philippine Sea before deciding if it has ...
    • Uncertain future for 3 reef-fish species 

      Fabro, Keith Anthony S. (Manila Bulletin, January 22, 2015, on page 7)
      The future of the shrinking population of three reef-fish-for-food species in Palawan seas are now uncertain after the Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved Tuesday a measure to suspend the imposition of the 'seasonal control" ...
    • Underwater adventures with discovery fleet dive cruises 

      (The Philippine Star, January 9, 2015, on page E4)
      The unparalleled hospitality of Discovery Leisure Hotels, can now be enjoyed onboard Discovery Fleet, a luxury adventure for those who wish to bask in the above and underwater treasures of the Philippine islands. The cruise ...
    • Underwater cleanup continues in Boracay 

      Ferrer, Cindy (The Daily Guardian, May 24, 2018, on page 2)
      Underwater and coral reefs cleanup in Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan continues as part of six-month closure and rehabilitation. Lt. Ramil Palabrica, commander of the Philippine Coast Guard in Malay station, said several ...
    • Underwater plants inspire better solar cells 

      Kritz, Ben (The Manila Times, January 26, 2017, on page B5)
      Researchers in South Korea have developed an artificial leaf that mimics underwater photosynthesis of aquatic plants to split water into hydrogen and oxygen, a study published in Nature Communications said. The significance ...
    • Underwater treasures of Lobo Batangas 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 19, 2017, on page B2-4)
      The town of Lobo is located just 120 km from Manila. Beyond what is seen on land, Lobo Batangas has another secret which has yet to reveal where beneath its scenic beaches lie an abundance of healthy reefs and thriving ...
    • Unexpected wine and tuna pairings 

      (The Manila Times, July 5, 2018, on page D4)
      You don’t always have to go to a fancy restaurant to enjoy a glass of vino with a delicious dish or two. Sometimes, checking out your cupboards or pantry can be the first step to a gastronomic—and economical—night at home. ...