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Unscathed by oil spill
A 30-kilo grouper ("garoupa" or "lapu-lapu" in Filipino) enjoys its sanctuary at the Marine Culture Park of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center in Nueva Valencia in a cove on the Western side of Guimaras Island.
- September 5, 2006
Speaker backs shrimp study
House Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. this weekend endorsed the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources' research on vannamei white shrimps being undertaken here. De Venecia said the research by the bureau's National Integrated ...
- November 1, 2005
Kapis conservation in Iloilo pushed
Agriculture Undersecretary for Fisheries Cesar Drilon has enjoined Ilonggos to protect the kapis shells in their coastal waters. Drilon made the appeal during a recent dialogue with fisherfolk concerning the protection of ...
- August 8, 2000
When sea farming means conservation
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 ...
- June 14, 2009
Govt focuses on Guimaras rehab
A substantial release of the P867-million supplemental budget is now awaited to give impetus to the long-term rehabilitation of the once oil spill-affected island province of Guimaras. Secretary Rafael Coscoluela, Presidential ...
- April 10, 2007
DOST names 50 top pinoys of science
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 ...
- June 5, 2008
Text inquiry service for fish prices available
Fish farmers can now get updates on the wholesale and retail prices of milkfish and tilapia for Metro Manila through their mobile phones. Such information can be made available by sending inquiries via text message to ...
- August 4, 2004
Prawn sandwich destroys Philippines fish nurseries
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 ...
- April 11, 2008
Department for fisheries proposed at Congress
Six members of the House of Representatives are sponsoring a bill that will create a department that will be responsible for developing and securing the country's fishery and aquatic resources. Rogelio Amatorio, a fisherfolk ...
- December 20, 2007
Containing the slick
A flotilla of boats lays out booms in this section of Guimaras Island to keep the oil that has leaked from a sunken tanker from contaminating the beaches. In the town of Nueva Valencia food packages to be distributed to ...
- September 4, 2006