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  • 'Spaghetti' fed to shrimp in bid to cut aquaculture cost 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (Panay News, November 21, 2020, on page 13)
    Humans are not the only ones who enjoy eating spaghetti – shrimp can, too. Researchers are using nutritious green “spaghetti algae” in fish and shrimp feeds as part of a broader move to bring down the cost of expensive ...
  • Capiznon is PRC’s 2020 outstanding professional librarian 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (Panay News, November 12, 2020, on page 13)
    A native of Panay, Capiz, who heads the library of an international research center in Tigbauan, Iloilo, was recently named the Outstanding Professional Librarian of the Year by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). ...
  • Duterte to hear 'both sides' on Reed Bank incident 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, June 19, 2019, on page 7)
    President Rodrigo Duterte wanted to have the results of Philippine and Chinese authorities’ investigations before issuing a statement on the Reed Bank incident. In his speech during the 121st anniversary of the Philippine ...
  • 'Proposed Manila Bay reclamation projects of foolish economic value' 

    GMA News (Panay News, February 8, 2019, on page B8)
    The proposed reclamation projects in Manila Bay are “foolish, stupid, and criminal,” lawyer Tony La Viña, who is also the council chair for Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), said ...
  • 'Manila Bay rehab is no prelude to reclamation' 

    GMA News (Panay News, February 8, 2019, on page B3-B8)
    Environment secretary Roy Cimatu on Wednesday said that the ongoing Manila Bay rehabilitation is not a prelude to any land reclamation initiative the government is preparing for dozens of infrastructure projects. The ...
  • Ramon Ang, Lucio Tan want to clean up major Metro Manila rivers - DENR 

    GMA News (Panay News, February 8, 2020, on page B8)
    Business tycoons Ramon Ang and Lucio Tan are interested in cleaning up and rehabilitating major rivers in Metro Manila to complement government efforts at restoring Manila Bay, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said Wednesday. ...
  • 'Protected areas shall be DENR's legacy in WV' 

    PN (Panay News, May 25, 2019, on page B10-B8)
    Focus on the conservation of the different Protected Areas in the region is being pursued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas. Regional executive director Francisco “Toto” E. ...
  • Whale sharks visit Guimaras marine reserve 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (Panay News, May 26, 2019, on page 1-15)
    Whale sharks have been sighted at the Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras. Locally known as butanding, whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is the largest living shark and largest living ...
  • Six rescued from troubled motorboat off Aklan waters 

    Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); PN (Panay News, May 25, 2019, on page 9)
    Six persons were rescued from a distressed fishing motorboat in the waters off Barangay Hibong, Nabas, Aklan. According to Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the fishing banca “Denmar” carrying six passengers submerged while ...
  • 2 arrested for illegal fishing 

    Garde, Cyrus (Panay News, May 26, 2019, on page 4)
    Two men were arrested for illegal fishing in Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental. Police identified them as resident TD Calderon and Raul Gabaida of Barangay Saraet, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.
  • 3 persons nabbed for 'illegal fishing' 

    Silubrico, Ruby (Panay News, October 30, 2020, on page 4)
    For alleged illegal fishing, three individuals were arrested in Baranga Odiongan, San Dionisio, Iloilo. They were Elmer Magallanes, 45; Renze Octavio, 30; and Rubin Libo-on, 62, a police report showed.
  • 'Rolly' agriculture damage hits P1.1 billion - DA 

    GMA News (Panay News, November 3, 2020, on page 13)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) has recorded P1.1 billion worth of damage and losses in agriculture due to the effects of Super Typhoon “Rolly,” Secretary William Dar said on Monday. For affected fishers, Dar said the ...
  • Ship-leaked oil sparks env't worries in China 

    BBC (Panay News, January 9, 2018, on page 11)
    There are fears of a growing environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship. The Sanchi tanker was still ablaze on Monday morning, reports said. ...
  • Venezuelans scour polluted river to survive 

    Associated Press (AP) (Panay News, January 9, 2018, on page 11)
    Angel Villanueva waded into the dirty brown water of the Guaire River, the putrid channel snaking through Venezuela’s capital, where he hoped to scavenge for a bit of treasure. He raked his hands across the bottom of the ...
  • Disease-afflicted PH seaweed farms see hope with help of scientists 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (Panay News, October 31, 2020, on page 17-15)
    Seaweed farming, a multi-million dollar export industry in the Philippines, is at the centerpiece of a worldwide effort by scientists to better address the outbreak of diseases and pests that are plaguing the farms. With ...
  • Handy tools for aqua culture and research 

    (Panay News, April 13, 2000, on page 2000)
    One common and fundamental problem for aqua culture and so-called environmental impact assessment (EIA) is determining the carrying capacity or suitability of a water environment for production, or other issues pertaining ...
  • Experts detect 'mass death' of sea life off Russia's Kamchatka 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Panay News, October 8, 2020, on page 5)
    Pollution off the Pacific shoreline of the remote Kamchatka peninsula has caused the mass death of marine creatures, Russian scientists said Tuesday. Locals sounded the alarm in late Sept. as surfers experienced stinging ...
  • Japanese conservation biologist is new deputy chief of SEAFDEC/AQD 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (Panay News, October 24, 2020, on page 13)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), a regional treaty organization that promotes sustainable fisheries among its 11 member countries, welcomed the new deputy chief of its Aquaculture Department ...
  • The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources joins the Agri-Food Fair at the PNB Multi-Purpose Hall, General Luna Street, Iloilo City from March 7-11, 2000 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (Panay News, March 7, 2000, on page 11)
    Our Share Vision: A modernized smallholder agriculture and fisheries; a diversified rural economy that is dynamic, technologically advanced and internationally competitive. Its transformation is guided by the sound practices ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Second Visayas Forum, April 20-22, 1999 

    PN (Panay News, May 25, 1999, on page 12)
    Thirteen Regional Directors from all over the country of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), a newly-reconstituted line bureau of the Department of Agriculture (DA), gathered, April 20-22, 1999, for the ...

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