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  • Only big fishermen benefit from gov't. development policy 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, September 18, 1990, on page 14)
    The government should redirect fisheries policies towards greater environmental consideration to ensure the survival of small-scale fishermen, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) said. Dr. Flor F. ...
  • Fish farms = low catch 

    Montebon, Marivir (Manila Standard, August 5, 1991, on page 14)
    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 ...
  • SEAFDEC's newest training course 

    (Manila Standard, April 2, 1993, on page 1)
    Seaweeds culture is the newest offering of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department included in its line-up of training courses for 1993. The course is a national offering open to Filipinos only, but to be eventually included ...
  • Dar is Seafdec AQD speaker 

    (Manila Standard, July 9, 1998, on page 16)
    Acting Agriculture Secretary William Dar is the guest speaker in today's program marking the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec AQD).
  • Villar bats for protection of wet lands in Parañaque 

    Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, February 23, 2022, on page A4)
    Sen. Cynthia A. Villar has rallied behind this year World Wetlands Celebration’s call to take action for wetlands and appeal to invest financial, human and political capital to save wetlands from disappearing and to restore ...
  • Antique: Where the mountains meet the sea 

    (Manila Standard, March 21, 2022, on page C4)
    Antique, a province in Panay Island in Western Visayas in the Philippines, is often overlooked as a tourist destination because of its proximity to the more popular Boracay Island in Aklan. But Antiqueños believe this will ...
  • DENR wants to create new team to probe Boracay waters 

    Araja, Rio N. (Manila Standard, April 7, 2022, on page A3)
    Environment Secretary Jim Sapulna on Wednesday ordered the creation of a new team to conduct study on the coastal waters of Boracay Island’s recurring algal bloom. “I am still forming a team. I want the study conducted by ...
  • Plenty of fish but no catch as Sri Lanka economic crisis bites 

    Gleeson, Sean; Thiyagarajan, Archana (Manila Standard, April 1, 2022, on page A7)
    The sky and seas off Sri Lanka’s coast are crystal blue but a worsening economic crisis has kept fishermen moored at Negombo harbor, out of gas and unable to reel in the day’s catch. The waters nearby are a tropical bounty ...
  • US backs PH, says China 'no lawful claim' 

    (Manila Standard, April 1, 2022, on page A1-A2)
    Washington has reiterated Beijing “has no lawful claim” in areas judged by an international arbitral tribunal to be part of Manila’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. Visiting Department of State Counselor ...
  • More local fishing boats ply Bajo de Masinloc 

    (Manila Standard, March 26, 2022, on page A3)
    More and more Filipino fishermen ply their trade at the Bajo de Masinloc, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Friday. The PCG said they monitored about 45 Filipino fishing boats off Bajo de Masinloc when they conducted ...
  • Chinese patrol boat steers close to PCG ship off Scarborough 

    Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, March 28, 2022, on page A1-A2)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has accused its Chinese counterpart of steering one of its ships within meters of a Filipino patrol vessel in the disputed South China Sea, breaking international rules and risking a ...
  • Environmental protection order sought against illegal dredging at Bucao River 

    Joaquin, Ansbert B. (Manila Standard, September 27, 2021, on page A3)
    A beach farm resort owner has asked the Regional Trial Court in Iba, Zambales to bar the alleged illegal dredging activity at the mouth of Bucao River in Botolan town. Philip Camara sought an Environmental Protection Order ...
  • China told: Explain Sibutu intrusions 

    Barcelo, Vito (Manila Standard, August 18, 2019, on page A1-A2)
    Malacañang, miffed by the unflagging passing of Chinese warships through Sibutu near the Philippines' southernmost province Tawi-Tawi without clearance from the Philippines, wants to know the reason for the ceaseless ...
  • PLDT, Smart back GenSan Tuna Festival 

    (Manila Standard, September 20, 2019, on page B4)
    For this year’s Tuna Festival, General Santos City pushed for environmental and education awareness with the support of PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications, the festival’s official advocacy partners. PLDT and ...
  • Carry your plastic waste 

    (Manila Standard, September 17, 2019, on page C1)
    Instead of polluting the ocean, plastic trash was given a second life in this collection of anti-theft bags. Australian brand Pacsafe, a leading innovator in anti-theft travel gear, has introduced its Econyl collection ...
  • Near-unanimous against China's incursions 

    Oxales, Orlando (Manila Standard, July 15, 2019, on page A5)
    A month or so after the controversial Reed Bank incident involving a Filipino fishing boat and a Chinese trawler, public opinion on the matter has scarcely subsided. The horrific details from the altercation were rightly ...
  • Ramming victims may seek claim 

    Blancaflor, MJ (Manila Standard, October 1, 2019, on page A2)
    The fishermen involved in the Recto Bank incident should file an insurance claim to receive compensation from the Chinese trawler that rammed their boat, Malacañang said Monday. The Palace made the statement a month after ...
  • Water hyacinths: Bane or boon? 

    Ortuoste, Jenny (Manila Standard, June 10, 2019, on page A5)
    Water hyacinths first entered the public’s consciousness during the past administration, when then-President Noynoy Aquino declared war on the pesky plants that were choking up to 20 hectares of the Rio Grande de Mindanao ...
  • PH eases up on ships’ crossings 

    Blancaflor, MJ (Manila Standard, August 27, 2019, on page A1-A2)
    Only foreign warships passing through the Philippines’ territorial waters are required to seek permission from the government, the Palace said Monday. Commercial ships are excluded from President Rodrigo Duterte’s Aug. 20 ...
  • 'Born to be Wild' airs three-part anniversary special 

    (Manila Standard, November 10, 2019, on page D3)
    Today, travel and wildlife program Born to be Wild premiers its three-part anniversary special to celebrate its 12 years on television. As a young vet starting his hosting job in Born to be Wild nearly 12 years ago, Doc ...

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