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  • Zero anti-illegal fishing ops in Estancia baffles IPPO 

    Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, October 23, 2017, on page 2-4)
    The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) said it is baffled by zero anti-illegal fishing operations by the Estancia municipal police. Based on IPPO records, Estancia, a coastal town, did not contribute to the 28 operations ...
  • Taklong Island is best Marine Protected Area in PH 

    PIO Guimaras (The Daily Guardian, October 25, 2017, on page B7)
    Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) of Nueva Valencia, Guimaras won the “Para el MAR” 2017 plum as the most outstanding National Integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the ...
  • DA chief vows to improve agriculture, fisheries output 

    Yasa, Dolly (The Daily Guardian, November 18, 2017, on page 5)
    Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol vowed to improve the production in the agriculture and fisheries of the country. Piñol was one of the guest speakers of the 11th National Shrimp Congress held at the ...
  • Boracay beach oily - EMB 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The Daily Guardian, March 20, 2013, on page 2)
    The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reported said oil levels in the beachfront of this island resort are way above normal quantities. Samuel Guillergan, ...
  • Visayan Sea fishing ban lifted 

    Yap, Tara (The Daily Guardian, March 21, 2013, on page 1-7)
    Fishing at the Visayan Sea has resumed since March 15 after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) lifted the four-month ban on sardine, mackerel and herring fishing. BFAR-6 regional director Drucila Esther ...
  • 50 City fisher folks get fishing gears 

    De Los Santos, Maricyn A. (The Daily Guardian, November 28, 2017, on page B7)
    Fifty fishermen from coastal barangays in Iloilo City received fishing gears from the City Agriculturist Office and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-6, Nov. 27, 2017. Pangantihon said the fishing gears ...
  • 'Closed season' at Visayan Sea starts today 

    Subong, Elsa S. (The Daily Guardian, November 15, 2017, on page 3)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has declared November 15, 2017, to February 15, 2018, as closed season for sardines, herrings and mackerels fishing, as provided in the Fisheries Administrative Order (FAO) ...
  • Town gears up for seafood fest 

    Yasa, Dolly (The Daily Guardian, November 29, 2017, on page 5)
    All is set for the 2nd Ugyonan Seafood Festival on Dec 9-11, 2017 here, said Mayor Marvin Malacon in a press conference on Nov 28. Malacon said they expect more guests in this year’s festival. EB Magalona is known for its ...
  • Save blue crab industry-Marañon 

    (The Daily Guardian, August 2, 2017, on page 6)
    Save the blue crab industry. This was the appeal of Negros Occ. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. as he urged the public to save the industry that is giving livelihood to thousands of fishermen in the province. According to a ...
  • Due to Weather, Laws: Fisheries yield in Guimaras slows down by 3.41 percent 

    (The Daily Guardian, June 26, 2018, on page 7-11)
    Total fisheries production in the province of Guimaras decelerated by 3.41 percent in 2017 to 8,643.83 metric tons (MT) against 8,949.08 MT in 2016 due to a 13.67 percent output reduction in municipal fisheries. However, ...
  • Boracay Water completes sewage treatment plant diversion 

    (The Daily Guardian, May 11, 2018, on page 3)
    Boracay Island Water Company, Inc. (Boracay Water) said it has completed the sewage diversion flow system from its Balabag Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to the Manocmanoc STP, allowing more establishments and households in ...
  • Boracay's environmental woes 2 

    Angelo, F. Allan L. (The Daily Guardian, May 7, 2018, on page 10)
    This is the last part of our discussion of scientific studies on the environmental conditions of Boracay Island. The studies were presented in a policy forum on the rehabilitation of Boracay Island and management of coastal ...
  • WV is RP’s second leading ‘Bangrus’ producer 

    Pineda, Leonard T. I (The Daily Guardian, November 17, 2018, on page 7-12)
    Western Visayas is the second leading producer of milkfish or “Bangrus” in the country, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). BFAR Assistant Director for Technical Services Drusila Esther Bayate ...
  • 'Hulbot-hulbot' more destructive than dynamite 

    Cabarga, Herchelle Anne (The Daily Guardian, August 3, 2018, on page 2-15)
    An environmentalist urged owners and operators of “hulbot-hulbot” or Danish seine fishing to stop their illegal activities to preserve one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. Renowned environmentalist and lawyer ...
  • PNoy's help sought on oil spill compensation 

    Coserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, August 12, 2014, on page 2-7)
    The mayor of Nueva Valencia Guimaras appealed to President Benigno Aquino III to help hasten the case filed against those responsible for the massive oil spill in the island eight years ago. In a letter dated June 20, 2014, ...
  • Oil spill victims can't claim from IOPC Funds 

    Yap, Tara (The Daily Guardian, August 19, 2013, on page 2)
    Uncompensated victims of the 2006 oil spill in Guimaras can no longer claim from the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds). This is based on the incident report posted on the official website of IOPC ...
  • 'Probe illegal fishing in Olotayan' 

    Celino, Felipe V. (The Daily Guardian, August 19, 2013, on page B2-B7)
    A barangay captain here will raise before the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Roxas the alleged illegal fishing activities in Brgy. Olotayan island. Manuel “Bongbong” Aninang said he will write a letter to Vice Mayor Ronnie ...
  • Oil spill victims seek PNoy's help 

    Yap, Tara (The Daily Guardian, August 13, 2013, on page 1-10)
    Some 1,000 remaining victims/claimants of the 2006 Guimaras oil spill have yet to receive their compensations seven years after the tragedy. This time, the claimants are asking President Benigno Aquino III’s help in releasing ...
  • Boracay water transport groups okay DOT's repair, repaint offer 

    MDO (The Daily Guardian, August 23, 2018, on page 2)
    The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region 6 offered free repairs and repainting of motorized boats in preparation for the reopening of Boracay Island in Aklan on October 26, 2018. DOT-6 Regional Director Helen Catalbas met ...
  • Duterte knows China's ultimate goal is control of South China Sea 

    Tordesillas, Ellen (The Daily Guardian, August 23, 2018, on page 5)
    Twice last week, President Duterte complained about China’s activities in the South China Sea--a stark departure from his pandering stand since the start of his presidency. Always, he was all praises for China’s President ...

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