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    • 1,000 ha of fish pens first to go on April 1 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 20, 2017, on page A18)
      Thirty corporate and individually-owned fish pens, occupying a total area of 1,000 hectares in Laguna Lake, would be the first to be demolished as the government opens up the lake, according to a list issued by the Laguna ...
    • 1,300 Boracay residents, displaced workers get P19.9-M livelihood aid 

      Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, June 2, 2018, on page 13)
      A total of 1,323 island closure-affected individuals availed themselves of the P19.9-million livelihood assistance program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD acting secretary Virginia Nazzarea ...
    • 1.48M fishers sign up for gov't program 

      Domingo, Ronnel W. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 3, 2015, on page B6)
      Some 1.48 million fishermen have signed up with the government’s National Program for Municipal Fisherfolk Registration (FishR), representing 92 percent of the intended roster of 1.6 million. According to the Bureau of ...
    • 1.5-km Laguna Lake H'way segment opens 

      Unite, Betheena Kae (Manila Bulletin, March 13, 2018, on page 5)
      DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, along with Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno, and Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, led the opening of the highway project ...
    • 10 arrested for illegal fishing off marinduque 

      Alcayde, Jerry J. (Manila Bulletin, January 27, 2018, on page 7)
      Ten fishermen, including a 74-year-old grandfather, were arrested when local authorities started a crackdown against illegal fishing in Marinduque the other day. Investigation disclosed that personnel of the Sta. Cruz ...
    • 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 ...
    • 10 nabbed for illegal fishing 

      Billones, Jomarie (The Daily Guardian, June 23, 2015, on page 3)
      Ten persons were arrested last week for alleged illegal fishing in the waters of Panay. The Panay police and the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) personnel conducted seaborne patrol which resulted ...
    • 10 new drugs come from the oceans 

      Newman, Minerva Bc; Bacalando, Larnie L.; Flores, Sharon Rose (Manila Bulletin, June 13, 2018, on page 12)
      A non-government organization (NGO), Reef Check, revealed that there are 10 new drugs that come from animals in the ocean that are used to treat diseases, particularly leukemia and HIV/AIDS. The founder of Reef Check, Dr. ...
    • 10,000 volunteers join coastal cleanup drive 

      Antonio, Raymund F. (Manila Bulletin, September 20, 2015, on page 9)
      Some 10,000 participants responded to the call to help protect marine environment and actively took part in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day along the Manila Bay shoreline. The volunteers, armed with gloves, ...
    • 100 baby sea turtles released to open sea 

      Macatuno, Allan (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 10, 2017, on page A6)
      After hatching in a busy beach resort here, some 100 baby sea turtles (pawikan) made their way back home on Saturday. The olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) were born at a hatchery of All Hands Beach and began ...
    • 100 farmers, fisherfolk attend 1st regionwide agri-fishery confab 

      Tianero, Resel Joy (Panay News, May 16, 2017, on page B10)
      Around 100 farmers, fisher folk, municipal agriculturists, farmer associations, and local government units participated in the first regionwide agri- fishery consultative assembly in Region 6 on Thursday in the province ...
    • ₱10M aid for Guimaras fisherfolk 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, March 24, 2017, on page 8)
      Fisherfolk in Guimaras will receive with more than P10 million in assistance from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) office for Western Visayas in May. BFAR Regional Director Remia A. Aparri said the ...
    • 11 central visayas rivers due for clean up 

      Newman, Minerva B. C. (Manila Bulletin, December 15, 2018, on page 7)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas will prioritize 11 rivers for cleanup and development. DENR Regional Executive Director Gilbert Gonzales has directed all provincial environment ...
    • 11 sacks of corals seized in Lucena 

      Estacio, Danny J. (Manila Bulletin, October 25, 2016, on page 8)
      Eleven sacks of assorted corals taken from reefs were confiscated by elements of the 403rd Philippine Maritime Group (403PMG) and the local "Bantay Dagat" in Purok 1 Ilaya, Barangay Dalahican, here, last weekend. Tanggol ...
    • 11.5km coastline in Bohol declared national geological monument 

      De Vera, Ellalyn B. (Manila Bulletin, May 29, 2015, on page 17)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the 11.5km Loon-Maribojoc coastline as a national geological monument to provide for its management, protection and preservation. The coastline was ...
    • 110 city fishers get aid 

      (Panay News, July 23, 2016, on page 2)
      At least 110 fisherfolk here received livelihood assistance, including 40 banca engines and 70 fish nets, from the city government on Friday. Office of the City Agriculturist acting chief Romulo Pangantihon said the ...
    • 12 Chinese jailed for illegal fishing 

      Bauzon, Bernice Camille V. (The Manila Times, August 6, 2014, on page A7)
      Twelve Chinese fishermen were handed long prison terms on Tuesday for illegal fishing in the Philippines after their ship ran aground on the Tubbataha Reef. The 12 were arrested in April last year after their boat hit and ...
    • 12 fishermen killed in lake clashes 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, July 11, 2018, on page 4)
      At least 12 fishermen have died and a dozen more are missing after deadly clashes on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Congolese official said Monday. "The 12 bodies of our ...
    • 12 groups of illegal fishers caught 

      (Panay News, August 19, 2015, on page 2-19)
      Twelve of groups of illegal fishers have been arrested by the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force off the coast of Concepcion here. According to Police officer 3 Charlie Austurias, these fishermen were using fine ...