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  • Gov't shuts down 5 establishments 'polluting' Manila Bay 

    ABS-CBN (Panay News, March 14, 2020, on page 9)
    The Philippine government has closed down five business establishments in Pasay City after they were found discharging untreated wastewater into Manila Bay. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Laguna ...
  • Freshwater prawn, a sustainable alternative to tiger shrimp? 

    Dianala, Rex Delsar B. (Panay News, March 14, 2020, on page 9)
    Growing up to a foot long, three to a kilo, and with a taste very much likened to lobster and tiger shrimp, one would wonder why not more people in the Philippines are farming freshwater prawns. Locally known as ulang or ...
  • SEAFDEC upgrades feed mill to boost production of low-cost aquaculture feeds 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (Panay News, March 28, 2020, on page B1-B3)
    The quest for low-cost and eco-friendly aquafeeds received a boost with the recent P1.5 million-upgrade of the feed mill of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in Tigbauan, Iloilo. SEAFDEC acquired ...
  • Discover Concepcion 

    en.wikipedia.org/concepcion.gov.ph (Panay News, September 9, 2012, on page D8)
    Concepcion is located on the northeastern part of Panay Island together with some 16 other, smaller, associated islands. It is bounded on the north by the municaipality of San Dionisio, in the south by the municipality of ...
  • Mussel farming made easy with bamboo tray module 

    Estoy, Kristina Ginn; Alesna, Wolfreda T. (Panay News, September 8, 2012, on page B8)
    Among the many forms of aquaculture here in the Philippines, mussel farming is one of those which is a very promising industry. Specifically in some areas in Samar, mussel farming is now in commercial scale, providing ...
  • Protecting fishing grounds 

    (Panay News, September 11, 2019, on page 8)
    Stopping illegal fishing is one of the priorities of the new director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office, Police Colonel Roland Vilela. The provincial government wants him to focus specifically on the rich fishing ...
  • Mangrove-friendly crab culture, a lucrative source of livelihood 

    Dianala, Rex Delsar B. (Panay News, February 29, 2020, on page B8-B6)
    The lush foliage of mangrove forests is now the pride of their host communities – a badge for environmental conservation, a natural protection from storm surges, and a potential tourist draw. This is a far cry from the ...
  • Endangered green sea turtles found dead off WV waters 

    PN (Panay News, February 29, 2020, on page B8-B6)
    It's A grieving sight ever to see carcasses especially to those animal lovers and advocates who help protect and conserve species and boost its population. It was unfortunate to start the year witnessing a female Green sea ...
  • DA aims 3-year progressive growth rate for farm, fisheries sector 

    GMA News (Panay News, 1, 202-, on page B2)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday said it is targeting to achieve a progressive annual growth rate for the farm and fisheries sectors until it reaches 4 percent come 2022. In a statement, the DA said it aims a ...
  • 4 persons arrested for 'illegal fishing' 

    Singuay, Mae (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 6)
    Four persons were nabbed for illegal fishing in the waters of Barangay Zone 15, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. They were Jay Acha, 42; Joseph Gonzales, 54; Ermelito Dela Cruz, 47; and Richard Acha, 36 - all residents of ...
  • Of mangroves, eucalyptus trees and seething personal grudges 

    (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 13)
    To supposedly protect the mangroves in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, the provincial government has expressed opposition to the building of the Guimaras-Negros bridge from Pulupandan to Guimaras. It suggested that the ...
  • Warning: don't eat fish caught at the Iloilo River 

    (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 13)
    The Iloilo River remains dirty, and perhaps even hazardous to human health. So do not eat fish caught from this body of water. In its latest physiochemical analysis, the Environment Management Bureau Region 6 found the ...
  • Study: Helping young fish see at night makes them grow faster 

    De La Cruz, Joesyl Marie (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page B1-B6)
    Pompano, locally known as apahan or dawis lawin, is a high-value fish which is in demand both in the local and export markets. It is known for its firm and flaky meat with a sweet and mild flavor. In Asian countries including ...
  • Tourists urged to report erring tour operators, resort owners 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, September 18, 2019, on page 4-14)
    Tourists visiting the famous Gigantes Island in the northern Iloilo town of Carles have been urged to report unregulated tourist operators and opportunistic resort owners. Carles Mayor Seigfredo Betita, in a phone interview ...
  • Experience General Santos fish port 

    Canlas, Belinda Sales (Panay News, September 13, 2019, on page 10)
    Many are curious to see the tuna unloading at the General Santos Fish Port. Many have also come to witness this splendid activity that has been spoken about by those who have actually seen it! Even my Lungay family from ...
  • PRRD 'not satisfied' with Xi's rejection on PH's arbitral win 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, September 6, 2019, on page 7)
    President Rodrigo Duterte said he was disappointed Chinese President Xi Jinping did not recognize the country’s arbitral victory in the West Philippines Sea. Duterte on Wednesday said he was not satisfied with Xi’s response ...
  • Mistrust' sa Tsina 

    Mateo, Wenceslao E. Jr. (Panay News, July 3, 2019, on page 7-10)
    “Mistrust”, ukon wala sing pagsalig, sa Tsina ang daku gid nga rason sang mga kritiko sang Duterte Administration sa ila pagpamalabag sa joint probe upod sa Tsina sa natabo nga pagkabunggo sang Chinese vessel sa Filipino ...
  • Agri-Aqua Trade Fair and Exhibit 2019 

    Del Rosario, Jed Jaleco (Panay News, September 24, 2019, on page B1)
    The Provincial Agri-Aqua Trade Fair and Exhibit 2019 at the Casa Real ended Sunday amid very satisfied participants, including several small and micro entrepreneurs. Members and representatives of the Panay Organic Producers ...
  • BFAR taps NegOcc to strengthen Visayan Sea fishing restriction 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, September 13, 2019, on page 13)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has engaged the Negros Occidental provincial government for stronger implementation of the closed fishing season in the Visayan Sea, an official said Wednesday. In a ...
  • Addressing the plastic problem 

    Angara, Sonny (Panay News, September 13, 2019, on page 10-14)
    The problem with plastic materials is that many of them last forever. While some types are considered biodegradable, many require industrial-level processes to be recycled or broken down to harmless materials. Plastics ...

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