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  • BFAR to give 900 motorized boats to Antique fisherfolk 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, March 14, 2019, on page 9)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will distribute 900 fiberglass boats to marginalized fishermen in Antique. “We are just waiting for the final schedule for the distribution of the boats,” Office of ...
  • Ilonggos urged to join planting of 5T mangroves today 

    Sologastoa, Glenda (Panay News, July 1, 2017, on page 2-14)
    To cap the Environment Month celebration, the provincial government will be “bringing people to nature” today (July 1) through mangrove planting. Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) chief Arthuro ...
  • Chinese top Boracay foreign visitor in 1st quarter of 2019 

    PN; Akean Forum (Panay News, March 12, 2019, on page 9)
    Chinese topped the list of foreign tourists who visited the world-famous island for this year’s first quarter, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Malay, Aklan. The DOT recorded a total of 107,164 Chinese tourist ...
  • Seafdec hosts int'l fisheries gab in Iloilo 

    Padilla, Raj (Panay News, July 13, 2005, on page 1-17)
    This southern Philippines city takes center stage today as the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) holds a regional consultation on fisheries concerns at the Iloilo Business Hotel. World-renowned scientists ...
  • Tigbauan: a passion for history 

    Marin, Bombette G. (Panay News, October 24, 2005, on page 16)
    Among the famous historical towns in Iloilo is Tigbauan, a 52-barangay municipality 22.5 kilometers away from Iloilo City. Bounded in the northwest by the municipality of San Miguel, in the east by the town of Oton and ...
  • Mangrove conservation, rehabilitation gab held 

    Pelayo, Edwin C. (Panay News, August 20, 2005, on page 6)
    A three-day seminar on Mangrove Conservation and Rehabilitation was recently held at the Sampaguita Garden Resort in New Washington town Aklan. The activity, which wrapped up yesterday, aims to promote people's awareness ...
  • Gov't ceases multi-million white shrimp research 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, April 14, 2005, on page 6)
    A multi-million peso research on Vannamei, a foreign white shrimp, has been discontinued by the government-owned National Integrated Fisheries Technology Development Center (NIFTDC) in view of the controversy surrounding ...
  • Endangered turtle finds new home 

    PN (Panay News, April 4, 2005, on page 12-22)
    Manang Leonor Daquila-Gelito was misty-eyed when "Uriel" was taken out of his one and a half square meter pond in Brgy. Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan. Uriel, a nine year old endangered hawksbill turtle, was to ...
  • Seafdec takes custody of captured green sea turtle 

    PN (Panay News, March 9, 2005, on page 3)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo recently turned over a captured sea green turtle to the Southeast ...
  • Farm-based research on abalone-growing launched 

    PN (Panay News, July 15, 2005, on page 10)
    The Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC - AQD) has forged ties with the private sector to study the economics of abalone rearing in an actual farm situation. The two private ...
  • SEAFDEC bats for mangrove conservation 

    Espartero, Ulysses (Panay News, July 14, 2005, on page 6)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is taking bold steps to facilitate mangrove reforestation and rehabilitation through local governance. Dr. J.H. Primavera, Senior Aquaculture Specialist at the ...
  • Seafdec scientists launch books, manuals 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (Panay News, July 12, 2005, on page 2-20)
    Scientists and writers at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) launched several publications during the anniversary program held July 8, at the Aquaculture Department, with Agriculture Undersecretary ...
  • Boracay rehab pays off 

    (Panay News, April 3, 2019, on page 7)
    Boracay's White Beach and Yapak Beach (or Puka Shell Beach) are among the 25 best beaches in Asia, according to the popular travel website TripAdvisor. The website recently released the results of its 2019 Travelers' Choice ...
  • Boracay biz sector urged to support inter-agency efforts 

    Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, March 25, 2019, on page 17)
    Business stakeholders in the island were urged to support the Inter-agency Task Force's rehabilitation initiatives. Malay acting mayor Abram Sualog call on the business sector during the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and ...
  • 900 fiberglass boats distributed in Antique 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, March 29, 2019, on page 8)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) turned over 900 fiberglass boats to the marginalized fishermen in Antique. BFAR regional director Remia Aparri said the boats were given as support for the sustainable ...
  • 2-T mangroves planted in NegOcc's coastal village 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, March 2, 2019, on page 10)
    “We only have one planet earth – one world. It is our earth. Our home.” This was the statement of Ignacio Cabayao Jr., chief Agrarian Reform Program officer during a mangrove-planting activity in Barangay Tomongtong’s ...
  • DENR mulls clean-up drive in Boracay 

    Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, March 16, 2019, on page 13)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is planning to conduct a clean-up activity to preserve the government’s efforts in rehabilitating the world-famous Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. The Boracay ...
  • Garbage litter San Joaquin’s waters 

    PN; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (Panay News, July 1, 2017, on page 2-14)
    The waters of Barangay Cata-an in San Joaquin, Iloilo yielded kilos of debris. The garbage were collected by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 6’s pioneering “Scubasureros” – divers tasked ...
  • Boracay's White Beach still among Asia's best 

    Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, March 3, 2019, on page 13)
    Despite the ongoing rehabilitation, Boracay’s White Beach still secured a spot in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 list of best beaches in Asia. Boracay ranked number 9 in the list. It is the only Philippine beach that made it in ...
  • 39 families up for relocation as Malandog River undergoes rehab 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, April 1, 2019, on page 14)
    The provincial government is set to relocate 38 families to complete the construction of the Malandog River bank's slope protection. Malandog River Rehabilitation and Development Project Management officer Ruth Martinez ...

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