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Boracay waters being rid of coral-devouring starfishes
A campaign to rid the waters of the world-famous tourists island of Boracay in Aklan of crown-of-thorns (COT) starfishes in on. Since last year, some 10,000 COTs have been manually gathered by local dive shop operators, ...
- September 18, 1999
Tilapia project for rebel returnees
A tilapia production project is now being implemented in the San Julian dam in Tapaz, Capiz, for the benefit of local residents, particularly rebel-returnees. The project is a collaborative undertaking of the Tapaz municipal ...
- December 19, 1999
An aquaculture project on raising mudcrab in tidal flats has been turned over to the Kalibo Aklan Save the Mangrove Association (KASAMA), a fisheries' organization at Barangay Buswang, Kalibo. The project had earlier been ...
- December 12, 1999
Will Drilon be Senate President soon?
While President Erap and his several bus and car loads of entourage had breakfast at a seaside seafood restaurant last Sunday, I joined Sen. Serge Osmeña III who visited SEAFDEC, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
- December 2, 1998
Women work more than men, study says
Contrary to what is popularly known, women in fishing communities work more than men. A study done by researchers of the Tigbauan, Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC ...
- November 10, 1999
Iloilo's capiz shell industry to be revived
Efforts to revive the once lucrative but long-gone capiz shell industry in Iloilo are on. Spearheading the move are local government units (LGUs) of Iloilo's first congressional district belonging to the Panay Gulf Development ...
- November 26, 1999