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  • CENRO Bago spearheads Sum-ag River Cleanup 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Bago (DailyGuardian, September 23, 2019, on page 12)
    One hundred eighty five (185) participants from the Philippine Coast Guard, Sum-ag Elementary School, PCG Auxiliary, City Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council(CFARMC) Guardians Emigrant and barangay officials ...
  • Chevron extends La Union marine sanctuary project 

    (Manila Standard, June 18, 2019, on page B4)
    Reaffirming its commitment to support communities and the environment, Chevron Philippines Inc. marketer of the Caltex brand of fuels and lubricants has extended its Marine Protected Area project in Barangay Poro in San ...
  • Boundary agreement for PH, Indonesia nears 

    Villanueva, Ralph U. (The Manila Times, June 24, 2019, on page A4)
    Soon, the Philippines’ and Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) boundaries at the West Philippine (South China) Sea will be delimited, Malacañang said on Sunday. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said the delimitation ...
  • Phl-Indonesia sea border pact takes effect 

    Flores, Helen (The Philippine Star, August 3, 2019, on page 10)
    The historic agreement between the Philippines and Indonesia that establishes the boundary of their exclusive economic zones (EEZs) took effect on Thursday after two decades of negotiations, the Department of Foreign Affairs ...
  • WV eyes marine transport research network program 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, October 13, 2019, on page 2-10)
    Western Visayas is set to launch its marine transport research network program in response to the government’s drive to modernize the transport sector. “We are very serious in addressing the modernization frustrates of our ...
  • DENR chief pushes for int'l collab on wetlands conservation 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, October 13, 2019, on page 5)
    Participants from various countries visited the Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands Conservation Area (NOCWCA) – the seventh Ramsar site of the Philippines located in southern Negros – as part of the 2nd East Asian-Australasian ...
  • New species found in whale shark's mouth 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, October 29, 2019, on page A1-A2)
    A whale shark’s mouth might not seem like the most hospitable environment for a home, but Japanese researchers have found there’s no place like it for a newly-discovered shrimp-like creature. The tiny inhabitants — dubbed ...
  • 'Sagip Saka' IRR is DA's framework 

    Tamayo, Bernadette E. (The Manila Times, October 28, 2019, on page A3)
    To effectively raise the incomes of farmers and fisherfolk, Sen. Francis Pangilinan, author and proponent of the Sagip Saka Act, said its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) would serve as the framework for the ...
  • WestMinCom asks fishing firms' help 

    Rimando, Antonio P. (The Manila Times, October 29, 2019, on page A7)
    The Western Mindanao Command ( WestMinCom) wants large fishing fleets here to be enlisted with naval reserves to help secure the vast southern Philippine sea waters against terrorists and pirates. WestMinCom chief Lt. Gen. ...
  • Opening of floating kubo, fishing competition in Muntinlupa 

    (The Manila Times, October 28, 2019, on page B7)
    Mayor Jaime Fresnedi scores a fish during the launching of Floating Kubo and the 10th JRF Fishing Competition on October 19 at Bayanan Baywalk, Muntinlupa City. The activities aim to promote the area as an eco-tourism hub ...
  • The 'New Thinking' to expand agri exports 

    Dar, William (The Manila Times, October 24, 2019, on page A1-B5)
    The headlines and news generated lately from the Department of Agriculture (DA) were mostly related to rice. But with the coming holidays it will not only be rice that will be consumed in greater quantities during the usual ...
  • Toyota starts impossible with national coastal-clean, mangrove planting 

    PN (Panay News, October 12, 2019, on page 9)
    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) recently led 1,900 volunteers spread out across 35 locations nationwide for its first “Start Your Impossible” National Coastal Clean-up and Mangrove Planting weekend. The clean-up and mangrove ...
  • Oil and gas from Recto Bank by China 

    Mana-ay, Edgar (DailyGuardian, September 23, 2019, on page 4-5)
    Both Manila and Beijing has confirmed that Chinese companies will explore, drill, and exploit oil and gas deposits at Recto Bank! This shallow part of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) is only 80 nautical miles (nm) from the ...
  • Southern towns push for 'uniform' coastal policies in Panay Gulf 

    Buergo, Angelika N. (DailyGuardian, October 15, 2019, on page 2-14)
    The municipal agriculturists of Miagao, Oton, Tigbauan, Guimbal and San Joaquin called for a uniform and synchronized implementation of policies in the coastal waters of Panay Gulf. The agriculturists requested for the ...
  • Haw as Festival: Sharing and Enjoying a Grand Feast in Dumangas 

    Marin, Bombette G. (DailyGuardian, October 25, 2019, on page 14)
    Dumangas, Iloilo has one of the largest concentrations of production fishpond areas in the province. Popularly cultured in brackish-water fishponds is bangus/bangrus or milkfish. Dumangas is both a milkfish producing and ...
  • Dutch inventor's 'The Interceptor' to rid world's waters of plastic 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, October 28, 2019, on page A1-A2)
    A Dutch nonprofit group committed to ridding the world’s waters of plastic on Saturday unveiled its latest invention, a floating garbage-collection barge called “The Interceptor.” It is built by The Ocean Cleanup, which ...
  • 'Duterte to push for sea code' 

    Valente, Catherine S. (The Manila Times, October 29, 2019, on page A3)
    President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to push for the completion of the long-delayed code of conduct in the South China Sea when he attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Thailand this week, ...
  • DOT rejoices as Boracay is again Asia's best island 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, October 12, 2019, on page 1-14)
    The Department of Tourism (DOT) said efforts to rehabilitate Boracay Island in Aklan was worth it after it was recently hailed as Asia’s best island for 2019. During her visit to Iloilo City on Thursday, Tourism Secretary ...
  • Fisherman rescues trapped in fishing net 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, August 17, 2019, on page 3)
    A fisherman rescued a hawksbill sea turtle trapped in a fishing net in the waters of Barangay Central Tabao, Valladolid, Negros Occidental Thursday. Melvin Trayco was on board his fishing boat when he saw the turtle tangled ...
  • Fisherman rescues another endangered sea turtle 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, August 21, 2019, on page 6-14)
    A fisherman in Valladolid town rescued another Hawksbill sea turtle in the waters of Barangay Bagumbayan last Monday. Mark Cabrillos, staff from the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (Mdrrmo), said ...

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