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    • 122 Pregnant whales killed in hunt 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, June 1, 2018, on page B3)
      Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research, but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary." The four-month expedition in ...
    • 14 Senate bills about aquaculture near finality 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, May 29, 2017, on page A3)
      With the Senate set to approve on third reading 14 bills creating multi-species marine hatcheries, Senator Cynthia Villar said aquaculture will now get a needed boost in the provinces. After hurdling the second reading ...
    • 145 pilot whales die in remote beach 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, November 27, 2018, on page B3)
      Up to 145 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding in a remote part of New Zealand, with authorities saying Monday they made the “heart-breaking” decision to euthanize dozens that lay stricken on the shore. The stranding ...
    • 180-kilo bluefin tuna sells for $37,000 in Japan 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, January 6, 2015, on page B3)
      A giant bluefin tuna sold for more than $37,000 in the first auction of the year at a Tokyo fish market on Monday, as Japan faces growing pressure to cut back on consumption of the threatened fish. The 180.4-kilogram ...
    • 2 nabbed for illegal fishing 

      Silubrico, Ruby (Manila Standard, June 19, 2015, on page A3)
      For fishing in the waters of Dumangas town using fine mesh nets and active fishing gears, two men were arrested. Their fishing boat was impounded, said Inspector Francis Albert Fortunado, Dumangas police chief. The suspects ...
    • 28 fishermen in El Nido waters 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, August 4, 2018, on page A6)
      A coastal patrol boat of the Philippine Navy on Thursday rescued 28 fishermen from their sinking boat, some 35 miles northeast of El Nido municipality in northern Palawan. Capt. Cherryl Tindog, chief of the Public Affairs ...
    • 2nd salvage ship arrives at reef today 

      Zurbano, Joel (Manila Standard, February 16, 2013, on page A2)
      The United States has sent salvage ship Jascon-25 to Tubataha Reef to cut to pieces and remove the USS Guardian, a minesweeper, that ran aground in the protected marine sanctuary, coast guard officials said on Friday. Coast ...
    • 3 E. Visayas bays positive for red tide 

      Caspe, Mel (Manila Standard, November 13, 2015, on page A7)
      Three bays in Eastern Visayas remain positive for paralytic shellfish poisoning, popularly known as red tide. Latest laboratory reports of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources dated Nov. 12, 2015 revealed that ...
    • 4,000 rare turtles rescued from captivity in Palawan 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, July 16, 2015, on page A7)
      Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts said Wednesday. More than ...
    • 41 vessels sunk for fishing in Indonesia 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, May 22, 2015, on page A2)
      Indonesia has sunk 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, reports said Thursday, as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its waters. Authorities sank the vessels in public displays at several sites Wednesday, ...
    • 5 fishermen lost at sea, land in Vietnam 

      Fabunan, Sara Susanne D. (Manila Standard, February NaN, 2013, on page A3)
      Five Filipino fishermen, who had engine trouble and had been floating aimlessly in the Sulu Sea for about a week, were sighted and rescued by Vietnamese fishermen off the southern province of Khan Hoa in Vietnam, the ...
    • 9 Sino fishermen plead 'not guilty' to charges 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, May 22, 2014, on page A3)
      Nine Chines fishermen arrested by Philippine authorities in disputed South China Sea waters pleaded not guilty to all charges against them on Wednesday, the prosecutor said. The nine were taken in handcuffs to a court on ...
    • 94 named protected areas 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, July 7, 2018, on page A6)
      Ninety-four more areas which included popular tourism destinations as well as internationally-recognized critical zones were placed under “government protection” as mandated in the amended law on environmental protection ...
    • Aboitiz group moves to save Davao turtles 

      (Manila Standard, June 12, 2016, on page B3)
      For a caretaker's son at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, coming home is all about re-learning the lessons of family and environmental stewardship. The Philippines—an archipelago of 7,500 islands, nearly each with its own tongue ...
    • Act to transform climate 

      La Viña, Dean Tony (Manila Standard, June 6, 2015, on page A9)
      Last Wednesday, at the Kaminzimmer Conference Hall of the Bonn World Conference Center, the agreement on Climate Transformation 2015 or ACT 2015 hosted a side event where in our paper entitled "Getting specific on the 2015 ...
    • Adhering to environment protection advocacy 

      (Manila Standard, June 26, 2018, on page C2)
      Pioneer Adhesives Foundation, Inc. recently conducted a beach cleanup activity at Villa Beach in Arevalo, Iloilo City in fulfillment of its advocacy of education, disaster relief, and environmental protection. Over 100 ...
    • AFP to build fishermen’s shelter in Batanes 

      Almirol, Abe (Manila Standard, March 24, 2018, on page A3)
      The Northern Luzon Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines announced it would spearhead the building of a civilian facility in the Mavulis Island of Batanes Province, the country’s farthest island in the north. “The ...
    • Agri developing plan to export eel 

      Estrada, Anna Leah (Manila Standard, January 20, 2015, on page B4)
      The Agriculture Department said on Monday it will help local growers make the country's eel industry competitive and tap the export market. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said he recently met with domestic players ...
    • Agri losses from storms reach P1.55b 

      Campos, Othel (Manila Standard, July 28, 2018, on page A2)
      The Philippine agriculture sector sustained lost of P1.55 billion in crops and damaged farm infrastructures following the onslaught of three storms in a span of two weeks. Losses in fisheries totaled P146.58 million in ...
    • Agriculture eyes seaweed roadmap 

      Gonzales, Anna Leah E. (Manila Standard, April 6, 2017, on page B3)
      The Department of Agriculture said it is seeking to release a roadmap for seaweed production covering the year 2017-2022 to help farmers establish a sustainable and competitive industry. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol ...