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  • Bank offers assistance for Manila Bay clean-up 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 14, 2019, on page B-6)
    State-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is prepared to provide the necessary financing to all establishments located near Manila Bay in support of the National Government’s efforts to rehabilitate the area, a ...
  • MWSS chief: Manila Bay rehab needs masterplan 

    Miraflor, Madelaine B. (Manila Bulletin, February 14, 2019, on page B1)
    Metropolitan Water Works and Sewerage System (MWSS) stressed the need for collaborative effort and a well-crafted masterplan in order to pull off the massive Manila Bay rehabilitation. MWSS Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco ...
  • Mayors have key role in Bay rehabilitation 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 15, 2019, on page 7)
    The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) called a meeting last Monday of mayors of Metro Manila and other towns and cities in the provinces around Manila Bay as part of the total effort to clean it up after ...
  • Samar fisher's net snags dead whale shark 

    Marticio, Marie Tonette (Manila Bulletin, February 14, 2019, on page 7)
    A young female whale shark was killed after getting entangled in a gill net in Marabut town, Samar, recently. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Re­sources Regional Director Juan Albaladejo said the 17.4-foot juvenile shark ...
  • Asian Terminal supports Manila Bay rehabilitation efforts 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 13, 2019, on page B-6)
    Listed Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI), operator of international gateway port Manila South Harbor, expressed readiness to support multi-sectoral efforts, led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), to ...
  • ‘Bantay Danao’ reactivated for Agusan Marsh Protected Area 

    Crismundo, Mike U. (Manila Bulletin, February 13, 2019, on page 16)
    In an effort to strictly protect the Agusan Marsh Protected Area (AMPA) and other protected areas within and along Agusan River, the Bantay Danao Conservation Group (BDCG) was reactivated in the marsh communities/municipalities ...
  • Red tide hits Lianga Bay 

    Crismundo, Mike U. (Manila Bulletin, February 13, 2019, on page 16)
    The regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Northeastern Mindanao on Monday confirmed that shellfish from Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur province still tested positive for paralytic shellfish ...
  • DENR urged to revoke ECCs issued to three Manila Bay reclamation projects 

    De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, February 13, 2019, on page 1-4)
    Three Manila Bay reclamation projects already issued with environment compliance certificates (ECCs) are located at the southern part of the bay which was already declared by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ...
  • Thematic approach to Boracay rehab pushed 

    Yap, Tara (Manila Bulletin, February 20, 2019, on page 7)
    The Depart­ment of Environment and Natu­ral Resources (DENR) is pushing for thematic approach to the con­tinuing rehabilitation of Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan. DENR Western Visayas Di­rector Francisco Milla Jr. ...
  • House leader wants total ban on further reclamations of Manila Bay 

    Atienza, Charissa M.; De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, February 20, 2019, on page 1-10)
    Deputy Speaker and Pangasinan Rep. Rose Marie “Baby” Arenas wants to prohibit and declare a total ban on further reclamations of Manila Bay. She branded as “alarming” the ongoing rush to execute the reclamation projects, ...
  • Sandy and Tranquil Waters 

    TravPR.com (Manila Bulletin, March 17, 2019, on page E-3)
    The North Sound of Grand Cayman which is located on the opposite side of Seven Mile Beach is the perfect choice for snorkeling and swimming with stingrays. More than 30 years after first being discovered, it is rated as ...
  • Report violations of Boracay establishments - DOT 

    Yap, Tara (Manila Bulletin, March 17, 2019, on page 14)
    The Department of Tourism (DOT) is urging everyone to report establishments that violate regulations at the world-famous Boracay Island almost five months after it reopened to tourists. DOT Undersecretary Art P. Boncato ...
  • Gov't orders closure of Boracay beach resort 

    De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, February 24, 2019, on page 12)
    The government’s clampdown on erring establishments in Boracay continues, as a beach resort was ordered closed on Saturday for operating without the necessary permits and clearances. The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force ...
  • BFAR 2 starts construction of Ludong Research Center 

    Prudencio, Max (Manila Bulletin, March 16, 2019, on page B-5)
    The fisheries bureau in Region 2 held last month the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of Ludong Research and Breeding Center in Claveria, Cagayan. The R10 million worth building will be established within the ...
  • Oyster pearl farming pushed 

    Cayubit, Restituto A. (Manila Bulletin, March 23, 2019, on page 5)
    Producing wing blister oyster pearls is a promis­ing undertaking for Leyte fishermen. Gov. Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla said the provincial government had made initial field trials and research on wing oyster pearl production ...
  • Different kind of killer whale discovered off Chile 

    Associated Press (AP) (Manila Bulletin, March 9, 2019, on page 5)
    For decades, there were tales from fishermen and tourists, even lots of photos, of a mysterious killer whale that just didn’t look like all the others, but scientists had never seen one. Now they have. An international ...
  • Probe on banned 'suahe' shrimp sought 

    Rosario, Ben R. (Manila Bulletin, June 20, 2005, on page 12)
    Party-list lawmakers have asked the House of Representatives to conduct a probe into the proliferation in the local market of banned Pacific or western white shrimps, popularly known as "suahe." Warning that the unabated ...
  • Our endangered coastal environment 

    Tarriela, Flor G. (Manila Bulletin, June 14, 2005, on page B-2)
    A beautiful island in the Pacific. The pearl of the Orient Seas. The Philippines where the sun shines and you can see a scenic sunset practically every day. A beautiful coastline stretching over 18,000 kilometers, with ...
  • Gov't sees tripling of shrimp production 

    Ison, Lilybeth G. (Manila Bulletin, October 16, 2005, on page B-1-B-2)
    The government estimates that shrimp production in the Philippines will triple by next year once the study on Peneus vannamei (P. vannamei), also known as Pacific White shrimp, becomes successful. The Department of Agriculture ...
  • DA pushes Tawi-Tawi, S'gani fishery projects 

    Lacson, Nonoy E. (Manila Bulletin, September 12, 2005, on page G-1)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) has alloted P15 million for two major fishery projects here and in Sarangani province. Both projects are aimed at boosting the country's food security program of the country, Tawi-Tawi ...

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