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    • Lapu-lapu facing extinction 

      Tacio, Henrylito (The Daily Guardian, March 8, 2013, on page 5)
      Its a common knowledge – Chinese restaurant is not complete without a bubbling tankful of grouper. Asia’s most demanded reef fish, grouper fetches up to P6.000 per piece in Hong Kong and Singapore. In the blockbuster ...
    • Iloilo River still dirty 

      Angelo, Francis Allan L. (The Daily Guardian, March 11, 2013, on page 1-7)
      June Falcis, 16, of Iloilo City Proper and his friends love to plunge into the Iloilo River to cool off the summer heat which is setting in this month. The group said they don’t mind the sometimes murky and smelly water ...
    • BFAR okays fisherfolk's proposed projects 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The Daily Guardian, March 12, 2013, on page 8)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) headed by Carlito Delfin has approved the proposed projects of four fisherfolks' associations totalling P210,000. These proposals include the acquisition of a lift net ...
    • 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 ...
    • BFAR woos canneries to locate in W. Visayas 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The Daily Guardian, March 25, 2013, on page B1)
      Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional director Drusila Esther E. Bayate is encouraging more canneries to locate in Western Visayas because of the region's abundant marine resources. Bayate echoed what ...
    • PCG denies extorting fishes in Olotayan 

      Celino, Felipe V. (The Daily Guardian, June 10, 2013, on page B2)
      The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) based in Olotayan Island denied its personnel extort fishes from bigtime fishing operators to allow them access to the city’s fish sanctuary projects. Petty Officer Jonathan Bornales said ...
    • Rural banks urged to lend more to farmers, fishers 

      (The Daily Guardian, June 17, 2013, on page B1)
      The country's rural banks were urged to implement innovative financing programs to serve more small farmers, fishers and rural entrepreneurs. Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala urged members of the Rural ...
    • Waffle Time leads mangrove-planting in Guimaras 

      (The Daily Guardian, June 18, 2013, on page B6)
      Determined to continue the drive to environmental preservation, Waffle Time once again conducted its annual tree planting activity as part of its corporate social responsibility program. The area has been one of the ...
    • Dr. Jurgenne H. Primavera: nature's lover 

      Primavera, Jurgenne H. (The Daily Guardian, July 27, 2013, on page C1-C3)
      Jurgenne Honculada Primavera is the first Senior Scientist of the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center based in Iloilo, central Philippines. In 1966, after earning her degree in Bachelor ...
    • NEDA: Visayan Sea depletion alarming 

      Yasa, Dolly (The Daily Guardian, August 8, 2013, on page 1-6)
      The depletion of marine resources in the Visayan Sea has prompted the imposition of a close season to fishing to allow fish and other marine life to spawn. Ro-Ann Bacal, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) ...
    • 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 ...
    • '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 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 ...
    • Administrator linked to illegal fishing in Olotayan 

      Celino, Felipe V. (The Daily Guardian, August 29, 2013, on page B2)
      The city administrator here clarified some issues on the illegal gathering of sea cucumber in Brgy. Olotayan here. Gilbert Guarino-Tan said the issuance of mayor’s permit in the gathering of sea cucumbers was patterned ...
    • Dakasi reopens but … 

      Mateo, Wenceslao E. Jr. (The Daily Guardian, November 21, 2013, on page 1-7)
      The Iloilo City government has allowed Dakasi Milk Tea House at Smallville Complex in Mandurriao to re-open but with strict conditions. City Hall required the company to submit milk tea products it intends to sell to ...
    • Losses to 'Yolanda' in agri-fishery, infra P8.8 B 

      Celino, Felipe V. (The Daily Guardian, January 6, 2014, on page B2)
      Some P8.865 billion worth of infrastructure projects and agricultural and fishery products have been destroyed and damaged by super typhoon "Yolanda" that hit Capiz and Visayas region in Nov. 8 last year. Final report from ...
    • Another air quality test up in oil spill-hit Estancia 

      Nepomoceno, Jezza A. (The Daily Guardian, January 10, 2014, on page 2-7)
      Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. on Thursday asked experts to conduct another test to determine the air quality at the oil spill site in Brgy. Botongon, Estancia. Defensor said that inspectors from the Environmental ...
    • Spill contractor told to hasten cleanup 

      De Los Santos, Maricyn (The Daily Guardian, January 14, 2014, on page 2)
      The Iloilo provincial government told the contractor cleaning the oil spill in Estancia town to hasten its operations. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. asked Nico Dadis, Kuan Yu Global Technologies Inc. operations manager, ...
    • Fisherfolks seek ban exemption 

      Yap, Tara; De Los Santos, Michael Angelo (The Daily Guardian, January 14, 2014, on page 1-7)
      TWO groups of small-scale fisherfolks want to be exempted from the ban on destructive fishing methods to help them recover from the effects of super typhoon Yolanda last year. In a letter dated Jan. 8, 2014, the Carlessanon ...