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    • 1,000 ha of fish pens first to go on April 1 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 20, 2017, on page A18)
      Thirty corporate and individually-owned fish pens, occupying a total area of 1,000 hectares in Laguna Lake, would be the first to be demolished as the government opens up the lake, according to a list issued by the Laguna ...
    • 1.48M fishers sign up for gov't program 

      Domingo, Ronnel W. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 3, 2015, on page B6)
      Some 1.48 million fishermen have signed up with the government’s National Program for Municipal Fisherfolk Registration (FishR), representing 92 percent of the intended roster of 1.6 million. According to the Bureau of ...
    • 100 baby sea turtles released to open sea 

      Macatuno, Allan (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 10, 2017, on page A6)
      After hatching in a busy beach resort here, some 100 baby sea turtles (pawikan) made their way back home on Saturday. The olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) were born at a hatchery of All Hands Beach and began ...
    • 100 tons of ‘tilapia’ lost in fish kill 

      Barrameda, Shiena; Barrosa, Paul John; Arguelles, Mar S. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 3, 2010, on page A10)
      An estimated 100 metric tons of tilapia, worth at least P5 million, were lost in a fish kill that hit Friday in Lake Buhi in Buhi, Camarines Sur, fisheries officials said yesterday. Ronald Canabe, spokesperson of the Bureau ...
    • 12 rare baby crocodiles freed in Isabela lake 

      Visaya, Villamor Jr. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 20, 2014, on page A15)
      Seven-year-old Josh Geronimo held a baby Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) here on Saturday and exclaimed, “Oh, it smells good.” Geronimo, a Canadian citizen, said the crocodile did not emit any foul odor or ...
    • 2 Japanese warships here for exercise 

      Aurelio, Julie M. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 11, 2015, on page A7)
      Two Japanese warships are in Manila for a port visit and an exercise on Tuesday with the Philippine Navy in the West Philippine Sea. The JS HArusame and JS Amigiri arrived at Manila South Harbor Saturday morning, led by ...
    • 2 major PH-initiated agreements up for signing by Asean leaders 

      Pazzibugan, Dona Z. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 12, 2017, on page A2)
      Two landmark agreements by members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) that were initiated by the Philippines more than a decade ago would be sealed next week under Manila’s chairmanship of the 10-nation ...
    • 2,000 sq m of coral reef destroyed 

      Jaucian, Michael (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 19, 2015, on page A14)
      Port and city authorities are preventing the departure of a Vietnamese cargo vessel that ran aground at the Albay Gulf on Monday and damaged about 2,000 square meters of coral reef within the city’s waters. Benigno Redito, ...
    • 3 fast food restos found polluting Mindoro river 

      Virola, Madonna; Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 9, 2019, on page A5)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued a cease and desist order against three fast food restaurants here—the first in a series of government action against establishments polluting the Calapan ...
    • 3 Indonesia fishermen missing; piracy eyed 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 22, 2017, on page A8)
      Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines in an area that has seen repeated kidnappings for ransom by Islamist militants. Authorities said the three Indonesians went missing on ...
    • 3rd Sino airstrip rising on PH reef 

      Aurelio, Julie M. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 16, 2015, on page A1-A19)
      The photographs taken for the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think tank on Sept. 8 show the construction of an airstrip on Panganiban Reef (Mischief Reef), one of several artificial ...
    • 4,200 turtles seized in warehouse 

      Anda, Redempto; Antonio, Rafael (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 21, 2015, on page A12)
      Authorities in Palawan confiscated on Thursday a shipment of 4,200 critically endangered forest turtles that are believed to be destined for the Chinese black market with an estimated value of around P18 million. The ...
    • ₱4M in payment sought for coral reef damage 

      Jaucian, Michael (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 20, 2015, on page A8)
      The city government of Legazpi is demanding P4 million in compensation from the owner of the Vietnamese cargo vessel that damaged the coral reef along Pulang Buya, or Denson Reef, when the vessel ran aground at the Albay ...
    • 50 crocodiles from Malaysia seized at London airport 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 6, 2018, on page A9)
      British officials have seized an illegal shipment of 50 live crocodiles at London Heathrow Airport, the UK Border Force said Friday. The year-old juvenile saltwater crocodiles were found crammed into five boxes coming from ...
    • 50 tons of tilapia lost to fish kill 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 21, 2014, on page A11)
      At least 50 tons of cultured tilapia were lost as fish kill hit parts of Taal Lake in Batangas province, a normal phenomenon that occurs during the cold months, according to experts. Mario Balazon, spokesperson of Taal ...
    • 57 persons safe, but copra sinks in boat off Burias isle 

      Barrameda, Shiena M. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 5, 2015, on page A2)
      A motorized boat carrying 57 persons and 200 sacks of copra left a Masbate port without inspection by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and sank near Burias Island on Sunday morning, the PCG in Bicol said. Petty Officer ...
    • 9 Endangered animals taken from Zoo in Rizal province 

      Enano, Jhesset O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 15, 2018, on page A10)
      Nine endangered animals have disappeared from the country’s biggest zoo whose management took to Facebook on Tuesday to ask for help in finding them. Taken from Avilon Zoo, located in Rodriguez, Rizal, were three mature ...
    • Addressing climate change thru our young 

      Borgueta, Sandra Joyce (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 31, 2016, on page A14)
      The drought has caused a heavy loss in the agricultural sector. The DA reported that a total of 134,321 metric tons of crops have been damaged as of March 7, 2016, by the dry spell. This affects an estimated 12 million ...
    • Adhesives work wonders for coral repair 

      Sotelo, Yolanda (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 18, 2016, on page A8)
      Carrying special adhesives, 30 scuba divers plunged 20 feet deep underwater at the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) here on Dec. 13 to transplant coral fragments, part of a process needed to revive the park’s degenerating ...
    • Adventures with Tubbataha’s mama ranger 

      Honasan, Alya (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 17, 2017, on page C4)
      The water is—in the words of Yvette Lee, Discovery Fleet Philippines VP for operations, director of marketing and media affairs, and a published underwater photographer—“parang taho,” smooth and glassy and with nary a ...