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    • 1 missing, 1 rescued after fishing boat capsizes in Ilog 

      Ellera, Teresa D. (SunStar Philippines, July 9, 2020, on page 2)
      A fisherman was rescued, while another is still missing after their small fishing boat capsized off the coastal waters of Barangay 1, Ilog, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Authorities identified the rescued fisherman as Ivar ...
    • 12 tugboat crew members, vessel missing after 'Odette' 

      BBT; CTL (SunStar Philippines, December 23, 2021, on page 3)
      Twelve crew members of mv Strong Trinity, as well as the vessel itself, are missing after Typhoon Odette (Rai) slammed into Cebu on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, packing winds of 175 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts ...
    • 14 missing from fishing boat after sea collision 

      Associated Press (AP) (SunStar Philippines, June 30, 2020, on page 2)
      The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) was searching on Monday, June 29, for 14 people missing since a fishing boat and cargo vessel collided in choppy waters two nights earlier. It was not immediately clear if the fishing boat ...
    • 19 Japanese Koi fish found dead in pond 

      RGL (SunStar Philippines, October 7, 2021, on page 2)
      Nineteen Japanese koi fish were found dead in a fish pond in Mati City, Davao Oriental. In a press release from the Mati City Information Office, the dead kois in the Mati Pylon Pond were discovered on October 3 from 7 ...
    • 2 from Cebu among 4 dead in Surigao maritime mishap 

      JKV; ANV (SunStar Philippines, April 22, 2021, on page 2)
      Four seafarers, including two Cebuanos, died and nine others went missing after their cargo ship LCT Cebu Great Ocean ran aground near the shoreline of Brgy. Cantapoy in Malimono, Surigao del Norte Monday afternoon, April ...
    • 220 Chinese vessels with militia sighted in WPS 

      (SunStar Philippines, March 22, 2021, on page 4)
      Over 200 fishing vessels believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia were sighted in line formation at the Julian Felipe Reef (Whitsun Reef) on March 7, 2021, the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea ...
    • 240 Chinese vessels spotted lingering in West Philippine Sea 

      PR (SunStar Philippines, April 15, 2021, on page 3)
      The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Tuesday, April 13, denounced the continued swarming of Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) and Maritime Militia vessels, which Chinese authorities have claimed to be ...
    • 240 Chinese vessels spotted lingering in West Philippine Sea 

      PR (SunStar Philippines, April 15, 2021, on page 5)
      The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Tuesday, April 13, denounced the continued swarming of Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) and Maritime Militia vessels, which Chinese authorities have claimed to be ...
    • 25 tons of waste collected in cities of Cebu, Talisay 

      JJL; JKV (SunStar Philippines, June 20, 2021, on page 4)
      The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) collected 13 tons of garbage during a four-hour cleanup on Saturday, June 19, 2021. CMTF subcommittee chairman Reymar Hijara said plastic made up 78 percent of the garbage ...
    • 26 students from Central Luzon get scholarship grants from BFAR 

      Arcellaz, Princess Clea (SunStar Philippines, January 22, 2022, on page 3)
      Twenty-six students from Central Luzon qualified for the scholarship program of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). The beneficiaries are part of the total 2,015 students from different parts of the country ...
    • 3 arrested for illegal fishing in Binalbagan 

      TDE (SunStar Philippines, June 24, 2020, on page 2)
      Three fishermen were arrested in Binalbagan for alleged illegal fishing on June 21. The suspects were identified as Bernard Palma, a resident of the Barangay 2, Hinigaran; Felix Perales of Barangay 1, Himamaylan City; and ...
    • 3 drown in Sagay river 

      (SunStar Philippines, April 13, 2021, on page 1-7)
      Three persons, including a student, drowned on Sunday, April 11, while gathering seashells locally known as "kayog" at the Himogaan River in Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City. Based on police investigation, the three victims ...
    • 38 Filipinos missing after ship capsizes: Ship that capsized off the coast of the Southern Japan was also carrying 5,800 cows 

      Associated Press (AP); JPA (SunStar Philippines, September 4, 2020, on page 4)
      Japanese rescuers were searching Thursday, September 3, for a livestock ship with 42 crew members on board that a survivor said sank during rough weather a day earlier off a southern Japanese island, the coast guard said. ...
    • 4K mangroves planted in Macabebe town 

      Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, June 27, 2021, on page 1-11)
      More than 4,000 mangrove propagules covering two hectares were planted on June 26, 2021 in the coastal waters of Barangay Consuelo in Macabebe town, Pampanga, in a bid to strengthen the protection of marine ecosystem and ...
    • 600 turtle hatchlings return to sea in Bataan 

      Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, February 16, 2021, on page 1-11)
      More than 600 hatchlings of olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) successfully made their way back to sea through the conservation efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and their ...
    • 91IB gives out 2.5K tilapia fingerlings in Aurora town 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-3 (SunStar Philippines, February 14, 2021, on page 6)
      The Army 91st Infantry Battalion (91IB) distributed a total 0f 2,500 tilapia fingerlings to residents of barangays Bazal, Diaat, and Cadayacan in Maria Aurora town. This is in line with its Adopt-a-Barangay Kapwa Ko, Sagot ...
    • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park cited as birdwatching haven 

      PR (SunStar Philippines, September 12, 2020, on page 5)
      A wide variety of habitat types, combined with the area's safe and secure environment, has made the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Davao City an excellent site for bird watching, a local bird watching expert said, with the ...
    • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park: Promoting biodiversity conservation 

      PR (SunStar Philippines, June 12, 2020, on page 6-7)
      The World Environment Month is commemorated every June, with the World Environment Day on June 5th. As the world celebrates this, it is important to reflect on the many ways humans impact the planet and its flora and fauna. ...
    • Abundant catch, but small-scale fishing biz is ‘not happy’ 

      Salgados, Lynde (SunStar Philippines, June 22, 2020, on page 1-2)
      Bountiful catch of tamban (sardines) fish was again noted on Friday, June 19, with the price steadily going to P20 per kilo off the landing area. But small-time fishermen of Cagayan de Oro were obviously not happy. “Sayang ...
    • Activities regulated in watershed areas 

      Llemit, Ralph Lawrence G. (SunStar Philippines, May 24, 2021, on page 3)
      Trekking activities in watershed areas in Davao City are now strictly prohibited, while recreational activities in these areas will be regulated, the Watershed Management Council (WMC) ordered in a resolution. The Davao ...