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  • [ The Department of Agriculture (DA) celebrates its 118th Anniversary ] 

    (Malaya, June 23, 2016, on page A11)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) celebrates its 118th Anniversary with its vital role in nation building more marked than ever. Mandated to promote agricultural and fisheries development and growth, the DA has been at ...
  • Customs - NAIA intensifies efforts against illegal wildlife smuggling 

    (Malaya, March 5, 2019, on page A5)
    The Bureau of Customs - Port of NAIA turned over to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Wildlife Traffic Monitoring Unit (DENR - WTMU) 1,529 live exotic turtles at the NAIA Terminal 2, Pasay City. The ...
  • RP scientist named Pew Fellow 

    (Malaya, February 10, 2005, on page 13)
    A witness to the destruction of mangroves in her native Philippines, Jurgenne Honculada Primavera has won the world's most prestigious award in marine conservation and will use it to protect this essential habitat. As one ...
  • BFAR eyes lifting of ban on P. vannamei shrimp 

    Padua, Reinir (Malaya, October 14, 2005, on page B12)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has temporarily suspended the breeding of the Pacific White shrimp also known as Peneus vannamei broodstocks in Dagupan City due to the pond's low salinity. Dr. John ...
  • Region 8 emerging as mariculture center 

    Padua, Reinir (Malaya, October 14, 2005, on page B12)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that it was aiming to develop Region 8 as the country's mariculture center with some 12,000 to 15,000 jobs expected to be created in every mariculture park built. ...
  • Military to politicians: Stop exploiting Scarborough issue 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, March 28, 2019, on page B1-B3)
    A Military official yesterday urged politicians to refrain from exploiting the country's territorial dispute with China, specifically the Scarborough Shoal issue, for their personal gain. Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, chief ...
  • Pawikans hatchlings found inside coal power plant 

    (Malaya, April 5, 2019, on page A7)
    A total of 115 sea turtle hatchlings made their way to the sea recently from the shoreline of a coal-fired power plant, no less. Since December 2018, three pawikan or sea turtle nests were discovered on the coast of ...
  • Otso bet's planned Panatag Shoal trip cheap media gimmick - Panelo 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn; Orias, Evan (Malaya, April 10, 2019, on page B1-B3)
    Malacañang yesterday branded as a successful but "cheap" media stunt the attempt of four senatorial candidates from the opposition coalition Otso Diretso to sail to Panatag Shoal. Senatorial candidates Rep. Gary Alejano ...
  • Panelo tells Chinese ships to go away 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel; Reye, Victor (Malaya, April 11, 2019, on page B5)
    Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo yesterday said Chinese vessels have no business staying around Philippine-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea and should leave. "If they continue to ...
  • 2 US warships sail in disputed China Sea 

    Reuters (Malaya, February 12, 2019, on page B2)
    Two US warships sailed near islands claimed by China ion the South China Sea on Monday, a US official told Reuters, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies. The ...
  • Filipino savants develop new abalone hybrids 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 11, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    New hybrid technology for abalone farming has been developed by scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Aquaculture Department. The new technology has produced two "presumptive" abalone ...
  • Abalone culture now ready for local farms 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 11, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    Generally, local abalone research and development lags behind other countries like Japan where pioneering R&D started in the 1960s, said Vincent C. Encena III of SEAFDEC's Technology Verification & Demonstration Division, ...
  • SEAFDEC boosts survival of dwindling seahorse stocks 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, August 26, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    For the first time, saving baby seahorses in captivity is possible with the simple discovery that washing their food with low dose formalin prevents mass mortality. The new research, made by Shela Mae A. Buen-Ursua at the ...
  • High abalone prices open windows of opportunity 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 18, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    Abalone is one of the most sought-after seafood delicacies in the world. The supply is partly satisfied by the Philippines, one of the world's less-known exporters of mostly frozen abalone to China, through Hong Kong, said ...
  • SEAFDEC develops vaccine against devastating fish virus 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, September 9, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    Tigbauan, Iloilo - A vaccine is being field tested against a virus that causes one of the world's most lethal fish diseases that wipes out entire stocks. "The emergence of fish diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and ...
  • The effects are maddening as they go viral 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, September 9, 2011, on page A9-A10)
    Viral nervous necrosis (VNN) is caused by betanodaviruses, or spherical viruses that targets the nervous system and kills brain cells in fish in order to survive and thrive. When it hits, VNN causes fish to act crazy. It ...
  • Why abalone 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 18, 2011, on page A9)
    Abalone is a single-shell, herbivorous and nocturnal marine mollusk that thrives under rocks and corals at depths from less than 5 meters to 20 meters. It is unique among shellfish as it is called "sobra-sobra" because the ...
  • DA offers grants on biotech research 

    (Malaya, March 18, 2011, on page B2)
    The Department of Agriculture is launching the P25-million Biotechnology Research Fellowship Program (BRFP) to develop better crops, improve livestock and generate higher fisheries output. BRFP will complement the work of ...
  • Tubbataha divers prepare to assess grounding damage 

    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) (Malaya, March 22, 2013, on page A11)
    One in every four known marine species call coral reefs home. Endlessly seeding the vast oceans with fish and invertebrate spawn, these sunken oases provide food and livelihoods for a billion people in Asia alone. forty ...
  • Rising in trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities 

    Soriano, Jake (Malaya, April 21, 2014, on page B1-B6)
    Tawi-Tawi authorities are alarmed at the growing number of fishermen from the Visayas who end up here after being recruited by human trafficking syndicates to engage in dangerous compressor diving. The latest case involves ...

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