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Shelter from the storm: Coastal greenbelts of mangroves and beach forests
A school module published in 2009 — the Mangrove Resource and Instruction for Elementary Grades — already differentiated storm surges from tsunamis. Funded by P1 million from my Pew Fellowship grant to cover module writing, ...
- December 19, 2013
Protection of marine mammals promised
Lawyer Adam Relson Jala, who topped the race for councilor of this capital city, vowed this weekend to help enact a measure protecting marine mammals within the city waters. "I can assure you that I will personally spearhead ...
- June 30, 2013
2 dolphins, sea turtle found dead
Two dolphins and a sea turtle were found dead in this capital town’s coastal waters yesterday. One of the dolphins had three bullet wounds. Fernando de Guzman, chairman of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ...
- March 23, 2013
BFAR to fight fishpond lice
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced yesterday the creation of a task force with a p1.2-million fund to eradicate fish and shrimp predators that kill small fish and fingerlings in this coastal ...
- February 15, 2013
Sulu: sanctuary of sea creatures
One of the most blessed provinces in southern Mindanao is Sulu because it is home to many lagoons, and the sanctuary of many sea creatures not found in other provinces in Mindanao, or even in the entire country. Perfecto ...
- June 2, 2013
Oyster eyed for commercial culture
The government is eyeing to culture a previously undiscovered Philippine oyster whos DNA is now under study so as to name it as Surigao Barobo Bay's unique oyster species that could give livelihood and export opportunities ...
- March 3, 2013
La Union board declares calamity state to deal with oil spill
The provincial board of La Union has declared the province under a state of calamity to enable towns affected by the oil spill supposedly from a sunken vessel or another ship to tap their calamity funds for cleanup operations. ...
- March 2, 2013
Breeding 'bangus' and micro-entrepreurs
Foodies swear that nothing beats the taste of authentic "Bonuan bangus," a milkfish variety grown only in Dagupan City - the so-called "Bangus Capital of the World" - and soon an island not far away in Pangasinan is poised ...
- August 3, 2013
Fast-maturing shellfish pushed for commercial production
The Government is developing a culture technology for commercial production of a fast-maturing species of oyster, known locally as tikod amo. "The Surigao Del Sur State University (SDSSU) and the Bureau of Agricultural ...
- March 7, 2013
Pamunit Int'l Festival set
The first ever Pamunit International Festival will be held in the municipality of Oton. The event is expected to draw 100 international and local anglers. Anglers have until April 30, 2013 to register and join the competition.
- March 7, 2013