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    • Higher budget urged for aggie research 

      Quimpo, Margie (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 18, 1987, on page 1)
      The government has to invest more on research activities to push economic development in the country. This was stated by Dr. Flor Lacanilao, chief of the SEAFDEC (Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center) Aquaculture ...
    • New aquaculture training courses 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 4, 1990, on page 1)
      The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo has announced its new lineup of training courses.
    • First in SEAFDEC/AQD milkfish research: Milkfish spawns in concrete tanks 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 6, 1990, on page 20)
      Milkfish (Chanos chanos), a traditionally cultured food-fish in the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan spawned naturally for the first time in concrete tanks at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department's Tigbauan Main Station in ...
    • Fishponds, prawn farms reduce catch of Iloilo 

      PNF (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 1, 1991, on page 6)
      The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has found that fishponds and prawn farms have caused the decline of annual fish harvests. In a study, the Japanese-funded center said that small fishermen lose ...
    • Moves taken to save Capiz prawn industry 

      GTP (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 1, 1992, on page 22)
      Prawn producers and government agencies have joined hands to save the province's multi-million peso industry after a rare disease attacked several prawn farms in this and neighboring towns. According to Sylvia dela Cruz, ...
    • Panay prawn industry losing ₱100-M monthly 

      Pagharion, Gerry T. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 13, 1992, on page 24)
      The prawn industry in Capiz continues to suffer heavy losses despite government efforts to save what used to be a multimillion dollar business. Lawyer Antonio B. Ortiz, manager of Aquafresh Seafoods Inc., which processes ...
    • Mangrove areas shrinking 

      PNF (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 5, 1993, on page 15)
      Vital mangrove areas in the Philippines have shrunk to less than one percent of its area in 1920. The loss could be worth as much as $3 billion. The country was among 30 countries with the largest mangrove areas in the ...
    • Fishpond owners importing bangus fry 

      Romero, Lindablue F. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 16, 1995, on page B12)
      Don't be surprised if you find out that the bangus you're eating is imported from Taiwan. Fishpond owners are now importing bangus fry from Taiwan after the country's supply has reached critical levels. The importation has ...
    • Red tide kills 2 kids, Manila Bay shellfish banned 

      Avedaño, Christine O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 6, 1996, on page 18-16)
      The Government yesterday banned the sale, consumption and gathering of shellfish in the whole of Manila Bay as two children became the first casualties of the red tide now sweeping the area. Health Secretary Carmencita ...
    • Fry shortage hits bangus industry 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 8, 1997, on page B-6)
      High production costs and the shortage of fry are among the many problems faced by the bangus industry. According to the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (PCAMRD), fry collection from the ...
    • RP seahorses head for extinction 

      Gallardo, Froilan (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 4, 1998, on page 16)
      The warning has come true: Seahorses have started to disappear because of overfishing and destruction of their habitat. Haribon Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has noted a 70-percent decrease in the catch of ...
    • Arming Moro guerrillas with know-how, not guns 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 1, 1999, on page 18-19)
      Fish for peace? From a press statement of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, comes this question: "Can peace and development finally come to Muslim ...
    • Fisheries dep't will end political football 

      Olivares-Cunanan, Belinda (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 25, 1999, on page 9)
      In 1996, we already had a shortfall of about 600,000 tons of fish. With globalization now a reality, we've gone beyond mere processing of imported mackerel to actual importation of bangus and even the lowly galunggong. In ...
    • Coral-eating starfish infest Boracay waters 

      Lujan, Nereo C. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 2, 1999, on page 12)
      A population of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish was found in the reefs of Boracay Island. But the aquaculture research center here said there was no cause for alarm. The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center ...
    • 'Kapis' shells disappearing; gathering banned 

      Pagharion, Gerry T. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 16, 1999, on page 16)
      The gathering of world-class kapis shells and other similar species of shells is now banned in Capiz. The ban came after Mayor Antonio del Rosario signed into law an ordinance passed by the city council to save the famous ...
    • 'Kapis' shells disappearing; gathering banned 

      Pagharion, Gerry T. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 29, 1999, on page 16)
      The gathering of world-class kapis shells and other similar species of shells is now banned in Capiz. The ban came after Mayor Antonio del Rosario signed into law an ordinance passed by the city council to save the famous ...
    • Beguiling Basilan 

      Guerrero, Amadís Ma. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 27, 2000, on page D6)
      On board SuperFerry 6 en route to Zamboanga City last December, I discovered that one of my cabin mates was a Marine corporal bound for Jolo. When he learned that I was going to Basilan, where he had been previously stationed ...
    • Sampaloc Lake clean-up mired in controversy 

      Mallari, Delfin T. Jr. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 3, 2000, on page 15)
      Some 7,000 city residents on Tuesday proclaimed the start of a multisectoral campaign to save Sampaloc Lake from extinction. Students, teachers, senior citizens, government officials and employees, and religious members ...
    • Pangasinan seeks new fame in 'bangus' 

      Fuertes, Yolanda (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 24, 2000, on page 17)
      Fishery officials here are exerting efforts to regain Pangasinan's lost glory as the country's top bangus (milkfish) exporter. At the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources national research center here, 51 sabalo (mother ...
    • Tales of Tubbataha 

      Nuyda, Doris Gaskell (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 24, 2000, on page D8)
      "Tales from Tubbataha" by Yasmin D. Arquiza and Alan T. White is the second edition of a survey of the "marine paradise" known as Tubbataha Reefs, "a pair of vast coral atolls sprawled in the middle of the Sulu Sea." To ...