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    • Prawn sandwich destroys Philippines fish nurseries 

      Morella, Cecil (The Manila Times, April 11, 2008, on page A5)
      She helped turn many of the world’s prawn farmers into millionaires, but Jurgenne Primavera now worries that her life’s work might have indirectly accelerated the destruction of fish nurseries. The Filipina zoologist, whose ...
    • DOST names 50 top pinoys of science 

      (The Manila Times, June 5, 2008, on page A1-A6)
      The Manila Times continues the presentation, in alphabetical order, of the great men and women of science, who will be recognized and awarded by President Gloria Arroyo on June 9 in Malacañang. Dr. Primavera is a scientist ...
    • When sea farming means conservation 

      Icamina, Paul M. (The Manila Times, June 14, 2009, on page A1-A2)
      Only three major exporting countries have no national management or regulatory measures regarding the sea cucumber: the Philippines, Malaysia and Micronesia. Other countries encourages sustainable sea cucumber fisheries ...
    • Taal Lake fishkill seen likely owing to dry spell 

      Rayos, Joenald Medina (The Manila Times, March 12, 2010, on page A7)
      Like in other bodies of inland waters, occasional fish kill may likely occur at the famous Taal Lake this summer because of the recurrence of El Niño phenomenon and the unprecedented changing of temperature in the lake ...
    • Australian Embassy supports marine conservation in Mindoro 

      (The Manila Times, June 9, 2010, on page C4)
      The Australian Embassy, through its Direct Aid Program (DAP), has funded community group Kaunsayan Formation for Community Development (KAFCODE) to establish 200 artificial reef modules to help rehabilitate the marine ...
    • Obama heads to oil spill disaster zone 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, June 14, 2010, on page B3)
      US and British leaders sought to ease tensions amid sharpened rhetoric over the expanding oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, as President Barack Obama readied to take matters into his own hands. As political pressure mounts ...
    • BFAR to give importance to 'halal' industry 

      Jannaral, Julmunir I. (The Manila Times, July 8, 2010, on page A7)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region XII, which is based in General Santos City, is looking forward to a reinforced halal industry in the country in accordance with economic policy of the Aquino ...
    • Oil spills, units and scale 

      Tapang, Giovanni (The Manila Times, July 8, 2010, on page A4)
      I started the day by reading through a news report off Internet about the size and scale of the oil spill by a British Petroleum leased-rig named Deep-water Horizon off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. In that ...
    • Fishermen fish out dead sperm whale in Albay 

      Barcia, Rhayz D. (The Manila Times, July 21, 2010, on page A7)
      A week after typhoon Basyang hit in Southern Luzon, local fishermen in the island town of Rapu-Rapu caught a dead 20-ton sperm whale floating over the waters off Carogcog village on Monday. The incident was reported by the ...
    • DENR creates body on anti-coral bleaching 

      Galvez, James Konstantin (The Manila Times, September 13, 2010, on page A5)
      Secretary Ramon Paje of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ( DENR) ordered recently the creation of a task force under the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau to monitor and document coral bleaching in the ...
    • Laguna de Bay in desperate need of rehab 

      Mariano, Dan (The Manila Times, September 24, 2010, on page A4)
      Sunday marks the first anniversary of Typhoon Ondoy, known elsewhere as Ketsana. In just six hours or so that day, Metro Manila and nearby provinces experienced a month’s worth of rainfall. Flashfloods inundated large ...
    • US, Philippines launch fishery sector program 

      (The Manila Times, October 18, 2010, on page B1)
      The United States Agency for International Development (Usaid) and the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) led by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Wednesday launched a new ...
    • BFAR lifts shellfish ban in Bataan 

      Esconde, Ernie B. (The Manila Times, December 9, 2010, on page A7)
      “Shellfishes harvested in the Bataan coastal waters are now safe for human consumption and likewise the gathering, harvesting and marketing of shellfishes in the area are now permitted,” the bureau advisory said. Mayor ...
    • Lack of oxygen caused massive fishkill 

      Pilapil, Jaime (The Manila Times, June 1, 2011, on page A7)
      Officials of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Tuesday said that the P57-million fish kill in Taal, Batangas was due to depleted oxygen levels brought about by changing weather conditions. The officials ...
    • Fishkill ruins local supply of milkfish 

      Garcia, William Jun (The Manila Times, June 2, 2011, on page A7)
      Over 447.2 metric tons of milkfish worth P33.74-million from fishpond cages in the municipalities of Anda and Bolinao in Pangasinan have been ruined by fishkill that took began last Sunday, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • Customs sues coral consignee 

      (The Manila Times, June 2, 2011, on page A7)
      The Bureau of Customs said that they are filing cases today before the Department of Justice against the consignee of an illegal shipment of corals in the country. Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez said consignee ...
    • Stinking death spreads out to other species in Taal fishkill 

      Capul, Claire; Odronia, Cris G.; Pilapil, Jaime (The Manila Times, June 3, 2011, on page A3)
      Even as the Department of Interior and Local Government ordered the reduction of Taal Lake's fish corrals from 14,000 to a tenable 6,000 to ease fishkill outbreaks, the oxygen level in the volcano lake is dropping to ...
    • Lawmakers feast on fish amid fishkill 

      Panti, Llanesca T. (The Manila Times, June 9, 2011, on page A3)
      Massive fishkills in Batangas and Pangasinan have prompted at least seven lawmakers to eat milkfish and tilapia of different viands before members of the media on Wednesday to prove that it is safe to eat the country's ...
    • S. Asia most dangerous for sea turtles - study 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, September 30, 2011, on page A6)
      The waters around India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are home to the world’s most endangered sea turtles, according to a study released Thursday aimed at setting a blueprint for global conservation. While it was well known ...
    • Aquaculture PPP pushed 

      Galvez, James Konstantin (The Manila Times, December 15, 2011, on page B3)
      Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) said the Department of Agriculture (DA) can provide better policies for aquaculture industry, particularly through public-private partnerships focusing on the improvement of land-based fish ...