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  • Vetiver 'miracle grass' has wide variety of uses 

    (Malaya, August 15, 2013, on page A2)
    With the devastation from recent storms, typhoons and heavy monsoon rains, climate change has become a great concern in the country. Flooding and landslides have prompted both government and private sector to search for ...
  • Sarangani Energy saves threatened sea turtles 

    (Malaya, June 29, 2018, on page A9)
    Alsons Power Group's Sarangani Energy Corp. (SEC), which operates the 210-megawatt SEC baseload coal-fired power plant in Maasim, Sarangani Province, recently teamed up with the Maasim Local government and other community ...
  • LG Commemorates World Environment Day 2018 with a Global Clean-up Initiative 

    (Malaya, June 13, 2018, on page A10)
    Celebrated every year on June 5, World Environment Day, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), promotes positive eco-action, and creates ideal opportunities for individuals and communities to understand ...
  • PH, Japan hold drills in S'China Sea 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, May 11, 2015, on page B1-B6)
    Navy chief Vice Adm. Jesus Millan yesterday said a naval drill with two Japanese destroyers in the South China Sea on Tuesday is merely meant to avoid unnecessary encounters at sea and has nothing to do with the two ...
  • China accuses PH of 'provocation' 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn (Malaya, May 6, 2015, on page B6)
    China has accused the Philippines of violating a 13-year-old informal code of conduct in the South China Sea with its building work on disputed islets, firing back again after repeated criticism of China's own construction ...
  • Mangroves not best buffer vs storm surges 

    Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, May 15, 2015, on page B1-B6)
    Mangroves hit by strong typhoons are slow to recover, something to think about in the rush to rehabilitate shorelines as a buffer against storm surges. a study before and after a strong typhoon hits mangrove forests has ...
  • RP shrimp farmers to raise antibiotic-free shrimps 

    (Malaya, July 14, 2002, on page 2)
    Armed with the latest technologies in shrimp culture, the country's shrimp growers hope to regain its position in the world's top prawn producers by committing to produce antibiotic-free shrimps grown only in environment-friendly ...
  • [ 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 ...

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