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    • 3 published outstanding R&D receive Dr. Elvira O. Tan Awards 

      Aya, Rose Anne M. (BusinessMirror, January 10, 2021, on page A5)
      Three published research and development papers in agriculture, aquatic sciences, and natural resources and environment were conferred with the Dr. Elvira O. Tan Awards. The awards were given during the recent virtual S&T ...
    • 5 land-reclamation projects in Manila Bay in the pipeline 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, August 10, 2021, on page A5)
      A total of 5 land-reclamation projects in Manila Bay within the territorial waters of the Province of Cavite are in the pipeline. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set the virtual public hearings ...
    • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, a birdwatching refuge 

      Abad, Roderick L. (BusinessMirror, September 13, 2020, on page A7)
      Despite its small area to host an increasing number of flora and fauna, the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Davao City has so far recorded nearly 100 bird species—10 to 15 of which are endemic to the Philippines—making it an ...
    • Above Sea Level fast-food chain: Serving the bounty of the sea 

      (BusinessMirror, September 26, 2018, on page E4)
      Less than two years after opening its first location, Above Sea Level Restaurant (ASL) is looking at becoming the first successful fast-food chain in the Philippines sourcing its main ingredients from the sea. ASL came ...
    • 'After raising Unclos Award, PHL should move more on WPS 

      (BusinessMirror, December 22, 2020, on page A14-A2)
      President Duterte should follow up on his invocation at the United Nations of the 2016 Unclos Award to the Philippines with more concrete actions that build on the momentum from countries in the Asean, the United States ...
    • Aquaculture-wave of the future 

      del Castillo, Butch (BusinessMirror, February 23, 2012, on page Retrieved from-http://businessmirror.com.ph/home/opinion)
      In the Philippines, Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and his deputy-Director Asis Perez of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources or BFAR-are collaborating with Dr. Jpebert D. Toledo who heads the Southeast ...
    • Authorities apprehend 3 illegal fishing vessels in Manila Bay 

      (BusinessMirror, March 24, 2021, on page A3)
      Three fishing vessels allegedly engaged in illegal fishing activities were apprehended during a joint seaborne operation by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Central Office-Fisheries Protection and Law ...
    • Bacoor fishermen, mussel farmers hit ‘inadequate’ support during lockdown 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, April 15, 2020, on page A4)
      Small fishermen and mussel farmers on Tuesday held a fluvial parade in Manila Bay to demand adequate support from the government following President Duterte’s decision to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in ...
    • Bay 'nourishment' project continues to draw flak from lawmakers, group 

      Dela Cruz, Jovee Marie N.; Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 11, 2020, on page A4)
      Lawmakers are urging the leadership of the House of Representatives to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, into the suitability and sustainability of the Manila Bay rehabilitation program, even as an environmental ...
    • Beach nourishment project is a work in progress–DENR 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, November 3, 2020, on page A3)
      An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the P389-million Manila Bay Beach Nourishment Project is still a work-in-progress and will require the contractor to procure and overlay more ...
    • BFAR bares plan to build 300 milkfish fry satellite hatcheries in next 5 years 

      Arcalas, Jasper Emmanuel Y. (BusinessMirror, July 29, 2020, on page A4)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said it plans to build about 300 satellite hatcheries nationwide in the next five years in its bid to boost local milkfish production. In a news statement issued on ...
    • BFAR hoists 'red tide' flag anew in 21 coastal areas in 12 provinces 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, December 16, 2020, on page A4)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has declared 21 coastal areas in 12 provinces across the country as “positive” for red tide. In its latest Shellfish Bulletin, BFAR through its Information and Fisherfolk ...
    • BFAR hoists 'red tide' warning in 15 areas 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, October 7, 2020, on page A3)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has hoisted the “red tide” warning anew in 10 areas, raising to 15 the total number of localities whose waters were found to be positive of paralytic shellfish poison ...
    • BFAR raises red tide alert in four Vismin provinces 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, April 24, 2020, on page A4-https://businessmirror.com.ph/2020/04/23/bfar-raises-red-tide-alert-in-four-vismin-provinces/)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has declared four areas in the Visayas and Mindanao as positive for paralytic shellfish. Based on the latest laboratory results jointly conducted by BFAR with concerned ...
    • BFAR: 20 areas tested positive for 'Red tide' 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, February 1, 2021, on page A4)
      A total of 20 coastal areas in various parts of the country have tested positive for “red tide poisoning” This was revealed through Shellfish Bulletin 2 dated January 28, 2021, issued by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • BFAR: Govt to help Dingalan become next 'tuna capital' 

      Arcalas, Jasper Emmanuel Y. (BusinessMirror, August 4, 2020, on page B7)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said the municipality of Dingalan in Aurora province has the potential to become the country’s next “tuna capital,” after General Santos City in Mindanao. BFAR said in ...
    • Cargo vessel turns sideways, blocks Egypt's Suez Canal 

      Associated Press (AP) (BusinessMirror, March 25, 2021, on page A5)
      A cargo container ship that’s among the largest in the world has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt’s Suez Canal, officials said Wednesday, threatening to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by ...
    • ‘Catch the wind’: Navy taps Subic boat maker to meet essential requirement of modernization program 

      Acosta, Rene (BusinessMirror, January 23, 2021, on page 1)
      As the military implements the second of its three-phased multibillion-peso modernization program, a local shipbuilder has offered to help the Navy by supplying it with locally built modern small and big warships. Propmech, ...
    • China blasts U.S. joint carrier exercises in South China Sea 

      Associated Press (AP) (BusinessMirror, July 8, 2020, on page A6)
      China on Monday accused the US of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two US aircraft carrier groups in the strategic waterway. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian ...
    • China boat was cleared for shelter, DFA clarifies 

      Mercene, Recto (BusinessMirror, February 3, 2021, on page A12-A2)
      A Chinese research vessel that stayed a few days in Philippine waters had clearance from the Department of Foreign Affairs to seek shelter, owing to bad weather, but not to stay, the DFA clarified on Tuesday, after the ...