Recent Submissions

  • Fish be with you! 

    Lagoc, Julia Carreon (The News Today, August 19, 2005, on page 6)
    Fishworld is a dream come true of SEAFDEC scientist Dr. Doris Bagarinao, an environmental activist nonpareil. A museum-aquarium-ecopark, it was built “to promote informal education needed for responsible aquaculture and ...
  • SEAFDEC slates stock enhancement consultation 

    Yap, WG (The News Today, July 12, 2005, on page 4)
    Tigbauan, Iloilo - Scientists from Canada, Japan, the Philippines, and Thailand and fisheries officers from Southeast Asian countries will gather in Iloilo City from July 13-15, 2005 to formulate a plan of action to restock ...
  • Crab culture with a conscience 

    (The News Today, May 17, 2005, on page 11-14)
    The rapid spread of aquaculture in recent decades has brought riches to some, ruin to many, exclusion to the poorest coastal dwellers, and environmental degradation. Scientists in the Philippines are adapting aquaculture ...
  • JDV to help SEAFDEC acquire P10M equipment 

    Calubiran, Maricar M. (The News Today, July 19, 2005, on page 3)
    Inspite of the political turmoil in the country, Speaker Jose de Venecia vowed to help the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Aquaculture Department (AQD) to acquire some P10 million worth of facilities ...
  • Seafdec holds mangrove education seminar-workshop 

    (The News Today, June 14, 2005, on page 18)
    A seminar-workshop on mangrove education was held at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department in Tigbauan, Iloilo last 2-4 May 2005 and attended by 23 teacher-educators from public and private schools in Panay Island. The ...
  • ‘Wildlife protection to boost ecotourism, job creation’ 

    Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, October 24, 2017, on page 12)
    Environment ministers and representatives from international organizations, the business sector and civil society also called for a global unified action to combat marine pollution during the COP. Chambers said marine ...
  • [ Personnel of Parks and Wildlife Zone Management ] 

    (The News Today, September 17, 2004, on page 1)
    Personnel of Parks and Wildlife Zone Management Rommel Parreño and Rodrigo Umadhay apply first aid to revive the wounded sea green turtle whose upper eyelid was believed to have been hit by a motorized banca's propeller ...
  • Da puts up rice fish markets in Zamboanga, Bohol 

    Simeon, Louise Maureen (The News Today, August 26, 2018, on page B3)
    The Department of Agriculture has opened a rice market in Zamboanga and fish market in Bohol as part of efforts to slowly bring down prices of basic commodities in these areas. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said ...
  • Toledo is new SEAFDEC/AQD chief 

    (The News Today, May 1, 2006, on page 1-10)
    Dr. Joebert Toledo was recently appointed new Chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC/AQD). Recommended by Philippine Government, Dr. Toledo’s official appointment was signed by SEAFDEC ...
  • Yap orders thorough probe on Quedancor fund mess 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The News Today, July 16, 2007, on page 3)
    Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap has ordered a thorough audit of the loan portfolio of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) due to the more than P500 million unexplained losses to the government. In a ...
  • Aklanon lass ranks 2nd in Vet Med licensure exam 

    (The News Today, September 4, 2007, on page 5)
    She only wanted to pass the Veterinary Licensure Exam but Melanie Masangkay Pelayo ranked 2nd in the roster. Pelayo graduated from Aklan State University (ASU) School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. The eldest daughter of ...
  • Aquaculture business forum set October 16-17 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (The News Today, September 25, 2007, on page 4)
    An Agree-Build-Organize-Transfer (ABOT) Aquaculture Business Forum will be held on October 16-17 at the Philippine Social Science Center in Diliman, Quezon City. With this, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center ...
  • Seabass project reap good harvest 

    (The News Today, February 19, 2007, on page 9)
    Five months of culture. About 200 pieces of seabass, weighing a total 83 kilograms or nearly half-kilo each fish. Suddenly, a dream project becomes reality. Early this month, on February 2, the top managers of the Southeast ...
  • SEAFDEC/AQD urges biosecurity for shrimp farms 

    (The News Today, June 18, 2007, on page 4)
    In a recent biosecurity forum, Dr. Joebert Toledo, Chief of the Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), has offered to provide shrimp farmers free diagnostic services as ...
  • SEAFDEC conducts training on seaweed biotech 

    (The News Today, April 10, 2007, on page 4)
    To survive, seaweeds need to be tougher too, and the commercially important ones like Kappaphycus and Gracilaria can be made so with the help of research. In comes biotechnology. Not to mess with the genetic make-up of ...
  • All set for oil recovery: Guimaras oil recovery operation second in history 

    Garcia, Erly C. (The News Today, March 12, 2007, on page 1-10)
    Recovery operations for the remaining oil inside the compartments of sunken tanker MT Solar 1 off the waters of Guimaras will already start as scheduled this Wednesday, March 14. Allied Shield, the recovery vessel of ...
  • Capiceños get more gov't help for aqua-marine sector 

    Guillermo, Jemin B. (The News Today, June 5, 2008, on page 5)
    The government has been helping Capiceños to further sustain its aquaculture and marine production, particularly through technical assistance and support. Provincial Agriculture chief Sylvia Dela Cruz disclosed that the ...
  • Ilonggo heads world-class research center 

    (The News Today, June 24, 2008, on page 18)
    An Ilonggo from Oton, Iloilo gets the nod from President Gloria Arroyo to continue leading the world-class research center in aquaculture that has main offices in Tigbauan, Iloilo. Dr. Joebert Toledo is Chief of the Southeast ...
  • DA eyes shrimp production of 1000,000 MT 

    (The News Today, July 11, 2008, on page 8)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to increase shrimp production to 1000,000 metric tons (MT) in five years via the large- scale production of Penaeus vannamei, or Pacific white shrimp. Agriculture Undersecretary ...
  • SEAFDEC develops early warning system for pollution in mariculture parks 

    (The News Today, September 30, 2008, on page C2)
    The Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is developing an early warning system to guard against the negative impacts of fish cages in mariculture parks. This is certainly ...

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