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    • Villar hails bird haven mangrove 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, March 20, 2017, on page A6)
      Senator Cynthia Villar has stressed the importance of the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Eco-Tourism Area as a bird sanctuary and mangrove site as the country marked the 4th anniversary of the habitat’s designation ...
    • Violators in paradise: 376 Boracay businesses shuttered 

      French, Lilibeth A. (The Daily Guardian, May 29, 2018, on page 1-14)
      More than 300 establishments in Boracay Island in Aklan have been shut down for various violations since the island-resort was closed to tourists for rehabilitation efforts more than a month ago. Regional Director Anthony ...
    • 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 ...
    • Visayas short on veggies, fish, eggs 

      Santiagudo, Emme Rose (The Daily Guardian, October 11, 2018, on page 2)
      Vegetable, fish, and egg production in Visayas is insufficient. According to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, the Visayas cluster needs to double time in producing these commodities. “Dapat ma-focus ang Visayas sa ...
    • Water sample tests in NegOcc fishkill show 'above standard limit' 

      GMA News (The Daily Guardian, May 29, 2018, on page 2)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 6 has released the results of tests on the water samples taken from portions of river in Pontevedra town where a fishkill incident was reported recently. Teody ...
    • Weak El Niño good for fishermen, consumers - BFAR 

      GMA News (The Daily Guardian, April 8, 2019, on page 8)
      The weak El Niño is good for fishermen even as it scorched the country's farms, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources said on Friday. BFAR director Eduardo Gongona said there are fewer tropical cyclones expected ...
    • Whale washes up in northern Iloilo town 

      Santiagudo, Emme Rose (The Daily Guardian, February 6, 2019, on page 2)
      The remains of a 10.48-meter male Sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) washed up in the shores of Barangay Gabi, Gigantes Sur Island in Carles, Iloilo on February 4, 2019. According to a report from the Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • What is wrong with ‘tamudyos’ imports? 

      Santiagudo, Emme Rose (The Daily Guardian, August 15, 2018, on page 7-12)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) emphasized that there is nothing wrong with importing galunggong (Round Scad) or tamudyos from other neighboring countries. “There is nothing wrong with importing. Every country which ...
    • What we need to know about red tide 

      Villanueva, Venus G. (The Daily Guardian, December 9, 2015, on page 7)
      More than two weeks after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced that the fish-rich Batan Bay and its tributaries in three coastal towns are affected by red tide, a desperate fisherman challenged ...
    • Where’s the Boracay rehab plan? 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, April 21, 2018, on page 2-14)
      Less than a week before the six-month closure of Boracay Island on April 26, 2018, the national government has yet to present a concrete rehabilitation plan. Sen. Risa Hontiveros said the inter-agency task force on Boracay ...
    • Who is protecting PH national interest in South China Sea? 

      Tordesillas, Ellen (The Daily Guardian, December 21, 2016, on page 4)
      Sovereignty is the supreme right to the state to command obedience within its territory, as stated in the Constitution, consists "of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including its territorial sea, the seabed, ...
    • Who is the man tasked to execute US' military policy in South China Sea? 

      GMA News (The Daily Guardian, July 23, 2018, on page 9-19)
      When journalists covering the 2018 Rim of the Pacific Exercises were told we were meeting with the US Indo-Pacific Command commander Admiral Philip Davidson, I considered it a rare opportunity to meet the man tasked to ...
    • Workshop generates research proposals 

      Fernandez, Lyncen M. (The Daily Guardian, October 20, 2007, on page 7)
      The National Institute of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology (NIBMB) of UP Visayas conducted a "National Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Biotechnology" in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
    • World's fish by the numbers: How the seas of East Asia play an important role in global fish production 

      (The Daily Guardian, November 16, 2018, on page 10-14)
      There are plenty of fish in the sea – but not for long, if we continue to fish unsustainably. In recent weeks, Philippine media reported on the shortage of bangus, and rising prices of staple fish like tilapia and galunggong. ...
    • WV fisherfolks recover two years after Yolanda-BFAR 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, November 5, 2015, on page 2)
      Fisherfolks in Western Visayas have recovered their livelihood after the devastation of super typhoon Yolanda two years ago, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). BFAR-6 regional director Remia ...
    • 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 ...
    • WV LGUs urged to be PH's best managed coasts 

      De Los Santos, Maricyn A. (The Daily Guardian, August 16, 2017, on page B7)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) called on coastal communities in Western Visayas to join the Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK). MMK is a BFAR program that recognizes outstanding initiatives and ...
    • WV registers 143,267 fishers 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, November 29, 2015, on page 2-6)
      Western Visayas has a total of 143,267 municipal fisherfolks as of the second week of October 2015. Iloilo has the highest registration with 443,011; Negros Occidental is second with 39,526; Antique, 21,648; Capiz, 1, ...
    • WWF working to certify RP tuna fisheries by 2016 

      (The Manila Times, November 10, 2015, on page B7)
      If fish were cars, then tuna would be the Ferraris of the sea. Ranging in size from the 1.5-foot bullet tuna to the gigantic 15-foot Atlantic blue fin, these tasty torpedo-shaped fish are among earth’s most valuable marine ...
    • 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 ...