Now showing items 1-4 of 4
More lessons on mangroves
Recently, I received a copy of a new book, "Handbook of mangroves of the Philippines-Panay," and felt I was being given an extended lesson on mangroves. The book is written by a four-person team composed of Jurgenne H. ...
- May 7, 2004
The magnificent mangroves of panay
Unlike the bamboo or coconut, the mangrove has yet to take its place as a "tree of life " in Philippine lore, despite being ubiquitous, useful and magnificent. If names given to places indicate popularity, mangroves probably ...
- May 8, 2004
Disease threatens Sorsogon aquaculture industry
The deadly white spot syndrome virus has infected prawn farms here, threatening to wipe out Sorsogon's aquaculture industry. The WSSV was first reported in 1993 in China and Japan and the disease has spread to the other ...
- April 19, 2004
Shark tales in RP : The good, the bad
At first, the villagers of Barangay Namucon of Tigbauan town showed genuine concern for the giant fish when they saw it lying on their beach on Nov. 4, "heaving and suffering from what looked like a spear wound," according ...
- November 16, 2004