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  • Turtle hatchlings released back to sea in Antique 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, July 1, 2021, on page 9)
    Hatchlings of the endangered green sea turtles were released to their habitat in the coastal area of Barangay San Francisco, Tibiao, Antique on June 27. Genevieve Heramis of the Community Environment and Natural Resources ...
  • Tons of dead fish scatter on polluted Lebanese lake 

    Reuters (Panay News, May 1, 2021, on page 5)
    Tons of dead fish washed up on the banks of a lake on Lebanon’s Litani river, engulfing a nearby village in a pungent smell, in a disaster blamed on polluted waters. Volunteers collected rotting fish carcasses near the ...
  • We're friendly, but we should not allow China to treat us like a rag 

    (Panay News, May 5, 2021, on page 9)
    Being friendly with China doesn't have to mean allowing it to pull a fast one over us. The alleged friendly "verbal fishing agreement", which some sectors cited as a possible reason why Chinese vessels refuse to leave the ...
  • Coastguard probes 'hit-and-run' at sea 

    Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, May 12, 2021, on page 9)
    Three men from here went on a fishing trip on May 8 far north of Olotayan Island. Around 1 a. m. of May 9 a larger vessel allegedly hit their 35-foot fishing boat “Jhon Roel” in the waters between Capiz and Masbate provinces. ...
  • Turtle carcasses wash ashore in Sri Lanka after ship fire 

    Associated Press (AP) (Panay News, June 23, 2021, on page 7)
    Nearly a hundred carcasses of turtles with throat and shell damage, as well as a dozen dead dolphins and a blue whale, have washed ashore in Sri Lanka since a container ship burned and sank. Ecologists believe the deaths ...
  • Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health 

    Associated Press (AP) (Panay News, June 23, 2021, on page 7)
    Australia said Tuesday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status due to climate change, while environmentalists have applauded the United Nations (UN) World Heritage Committee’s ...
  • Seafdec, BFAR tie-up to hasten aquaculture techno transfer 

    (Panay News, February 10, 2000, on page 5-8)
    To accelerate transfer of aquaculture technologies, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between the Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec-AQD) and the Bureau of ...
  • Tubungan beneficiary of SEAFDEC technology 

    PN (Panay News, February 3, 2000, on page 4-8)
    This town is the new addition to the list of the beneficiaries of SEAFDEC (Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center) technologies particularly tilapia culture in small freshwater reservoir (SFR). The town, although ...
  • Panay Gulf should be off season for kapis shells until mid-2001 

    PN (Panay News, February 3, 2000, on page 9)
    Coastal communities of Panay Gulf were urged to keep kapis shells breeders undisturbed for two years. And this can only be done if the breeding sites will be declared off season for kapis shells until mid 2001. Jocelyn ...
  • Mangroves: Life source of the coast 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; PN (Panay News, August 26, 2021, on page 15)
    Did you know that out of the world’s more than 70 self-tolerant mangrove species, around 46 species exist in the Philippines? According to the Department of Environment Natural Resources (DENR) Ecosystem Research and ...
  • 70 turtle hatchlings released in San Jose 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, August 30, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Seventy baby turtles or hatchlings were released to the sea in Barangay Fund Dalipe on Saturday, Aug. 28. This morning, 85 more will be released, according to the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO). ...
  • BFP-6 exec, personnel dedicate day for community service 

    Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, July 9, 2021, on page 2-14)
    Coastal clean-up, community pantry and mangrove planting. It was a jam-packed day of community service for around 60 personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Region 6 yesterday. They served their penalty for ...
  • Endangered Hawksbill, Green sea turtles released to the ocean 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (Panay News, August 26, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Turtles are important reptiles in the marine ecosystem. They help maintain healthy sea grass beds and coral reefs that benefit commercial species such as shrimps, lobsters and tunas. Rescuing marine turtles is conserving ...
  • New species of ancient 4-legged whale found 

    BBC (Panay News, August 28, 2021, on page 9)
    Scientists in Egypt identified a new species of four-legged whale that lived around 43 million years ago. The fossil of the amphibious Phiomicetus anubis was originally discovered in Egypt’s Western Desert.
  • Fish shortage looms if... 

    (Panay News, April 20, 2021, on page 7)
    If Chinese presence remains in the traditional Filipino fishing grounds in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines could face a possible fish shortage. We already have a pork shortage problem. Let's not allow a fish ...
  • Chinese Coast Guard vessels still in WPS 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, April 29, 2021, on page 5-14)
    At least five Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) ships remained in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) despite several diplomatic protests filed against China over the illegal presence of its vessels in the country’s territory. In a ...
  • SEAFDEC trains fry gatherers 

    PN (Panay News, August 2, 1999, on page 2)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) trained over 200 fry gatherers from the coastal towns of Iloilo's first congressional district at SEAFDEC in Tigbauan. July was the last of the series of seminars ...
  • Landbank eyes SEAFDEC for commercialization 

    PN (Panay News, September 27, 1999, on page 11)
    The aquaculture technologies of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is being eyed by the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) for commercialization. LPD manager Ibra Alonto, said the bank is allocating ...
  • Seafdec helps fishers revive Kapis industry 

    PN (Panay News, September 24, 1999, on page 1-10)
    Tigbauan fishers gathered recently in front of the Tigbauan LGU-SEAFDEC livelihood project to witness the seeding of kapis (locally called lampirong) breeders along Tigbauan coastal waters. The seeding was led by Mayor ...
  • LBP eyes Seafdec tech for commercialization 

    PN (Panay News, September 16, 1999, on page 7)
    Seafdec technologies are being eyed for promotion by the LandBank of the Philippines (LBP) through the Western Visayas Technology Promotion Center (WVTPC). Ibra Alonto, LBP manager, said the bank is allocating P2 million ...

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