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  • The Iguana arrives in our shores 

    (Manila Bulletin, July 24, 2022, on page C-2)
    Directly from the Iguana factory in Normandy, the new French-built amphibious Commuter Yacht has just reached the shores of Banwa Private Island. A hidden gem surrounded by the crystalline Sulu Sea, mesmerizing marine life, ...
  • Isabela fish farm reels in success with Landbank support 

    (Manila Bulletin, July 24, 2022, on page 3)
    When Cagayan Valley, one of the country's largest tilapia-producing regions, faced a region-wide shortage of tilapia fingerlings in 1993, business graduate Arnel Santiago decided to establish his own fish hatchery to help ...
  • Puerto Princesa beyond the beaches 

    Baldosano, Don (Manila Bulletin, July 24, 2022, on page C-1-C-2)
    Puerto Princesa in Palawan is home to blissful beaches and the Underground River, a World Heritage Site. Tourism, one of its main sources of income, was badly hit due to the lockdowns brought about by Covid-19. But with ...
  • Greenhouse gas, sea levels at record highs in 2021 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, September 2, 2022, on page 5)
    Earth’s concentration of greenhouse gases and sea levels hit new highs in 2021, a US government report said Wednesday, showing that climate change keeps surging ahead despite renewed efforts to curb emissions. “The data ...
  • Rains drench Luzon as 'Henry' exits PAR 

    De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, September 4, 2022, on page 3)
    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has lowered the tropical cyclone wind signal in Batanes as typhoon Henry (international name Hinnamnor) continued to move away from ...
  • Bamboo, seaweed producers seek ₱2.2-B gov't budget 

    Cahiles-Magkilat, Bernie (Manila Bulletin, September 5, 2022, on page B-1-B-3)
    Local bamboo and seaweed producers are asking the government for P2.2 billion budget allocation to achieve the full economic potential of these products, especially in the exports market. In a press conference by the ...
  • HK floating restaurant sinks in S. China Sea 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, June 22, 2022, on page 4)
    Jumbo floating restaurant, a once famed but financially struggling Hong Kong tourist attraction, sank in the South China Sea after being towed away from the city, its parent company said Monday. It capsized on Sunday near ...
  • 'Crown-of-thorns' starfish threatens Sarangani town's marine life 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, June 18, 2022, on page 4)
    An official of the Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape (SBPS) in Sarangani province warned Friday of an impending outbreak of the Crown of Thorns (COTS) starfish in the waters of Glan town. “If not immediately controlled, it ...
  • DENR inaugurates solar-powered sewage plant near Manila Bay 

    De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, August 1, 2020, on page 2)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday unveiled a solar-powered sewage treatment plant (STP) to help address the problem with household wastewater discharge that contributes to the pollution ...
  • Resumption of petroleum drilling at Recto Bank pushed 

    Velasco, Myrna M. (Manila Bulletin, June 26, 2022, on page 1-7)
    Following the government’s announcement that it already terminated its joint oil exploration talks with China, the Department of Energy (DOE) indicated that Pangilinan-led PXP Energy Corporation can now proceed with its ...
  • 'World's biggest' freshwater stingray netted in Cambodia 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, June 22, 2022, on page 4)
    A fisherman on the Mekong river in Cambodia has hooked the biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, scientists said — a 300-kilogram stingray. The giant freshwater stingray, which measured four meters (13 feet) from snout ...
  • DND, SoKor shipbuilder ink ₱30-B offshore patrol vessel deal 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, June 29, 2022, on page 2)
    he Department of National Defense (DND) and South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) on Monday signed the PHP30 billion offshore patrol vessel (OPV) contract which seeks to provide six OPVs to the Philippine ...
  • CFOS-IA hosts lecture on BIOSIPEC shrimp nursery technology 

    (Daily Gurdian, August 1, 2022, on page 6-10)
    The Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IA) hosted a lecture on BIOSIPEC shrimp nursery technology on July 19, 2022. Held at the CFOS AV Hall, UPV Miagao campus, the lecture was presented ...
  • 18 Aklanons caught for 'illegal fishing' in Capiz 

    Celino, Felipe V. (Manila Bulletin, August 1, 2022, on page 2-18)
    Some 50 kilos of assorted fishes were seized after 18 persons from Aklan province were caught for alleged illegal fishing in the waters of Roxas City Saturday morning. The Capiz Maritime Police were conducting seaborne ...
  • Soldiers in Ayungin Shoal get fresh food, supplies as Chinese vessels hover 

    Sadongdong, Martin A. (Manila Bulletin, June 27, 2022, on page 5)
    Military personnel stationed at the BRP Sierra Madre (LS 57) in Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal in the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG), Palawan got a much needed boost as they received fresh food and other supplies from their ...
  • PH ends oil, gas exploration talks with China in WPS 

    Unite, Betheena (Manila Bulletin, June 25, 2022, on page 1-8)
    President Duterte has ordered the termination of oil and gas discussions with China in the West Philippine Sea, outgoing Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. revealed. "The President had spoken. I carried out his ...
  • Seafdec reports on research gains 

    (Manila Bulletin, March 20, 1986, on page 1)
    Breakthroughs in prawn, milkfish, big head carp and seabass research were cited as the principal achievements of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec-AQD) in a report submitted ...
  • Success in carp aquaculture cited 

    Zamora, Jorge (Manila Bulletin, October 5, 1987, on page 8)
    Atop a hill at Tapao point in Binangonan, a suburban town overlooking Laguna Lake - the largest in the country - researchers are quietly revolutionizing fish production to meet Asia's need for cheap protein. The 45-hectare ...
  • SEAFDEC-TLRC seminar on marine finfish hatchery 

    (Manila Bulletin, October 3, 1987, on page 1)
    Hatching marine finfish eggs in controlled conditions allows them a greater chance to survive and grow into the fingerling stage. Studies and laboratory experiments conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • SEAFDEC-TLRC seminar on prawn hatchery operation and management 

    (Manila Bulletin, August 15, 1987, on page 1)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is co-sponsoring with the Technology and Livelihood Resource Center a seminar on Prawn Hatchery Operation and Management from Aug. 17 to 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. A ...

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