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  • Endangered giant clam shells worth ₱57M confiscated in Palawan 

    Magdayao, Aira Genesa (Manila Bulletin, April 15, 2021, on page 8)
    Authorities seized around five tons of giant clam shells during the Counteraction Operation (CAO) on Tuesday, April 13 in Puron Borbon, Barangay Panacan, Narra town. According to the report sent to Palawan News, the ...
  • PN Chief: US Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group at S. China Sea a 'welcome development' 

    Sadongdong, Martin A. (Manila Bulletin, April 8, 2021, on page 2)
    The entry of the United States Navy’s Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) in the South China Sea came as a ‘welcome development’ in the exercise of freedom of navigation operations (FONOPS) in the tension-filled ...
  • 240 Chinese ships swarm in West PH Sea 

    Kabiling, Genalyn; Sadongdong, Martin A.; Mabasa, Roy C. (Manila Bulletin, April 15, 2021, on page 1-5)
    China should pull out its over 240 ships lingering in the West Philippine Sea and respect the country’s sovereignty, a government task force in charge of looking after the area said Tuesday night. According to the National ...
  • BFAR develops tilapia fishpond industry 

    Caoile, Carayo (Manila Bulletin, May 10, 1999, on page 36)
    Early this year, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), started developing the tilapia which could withstand up to 30 ppt salinity to take the pace of bangus, the most domesticated fish known to Filipinos. ...
  • Fisheries station turns 23 

    (Manila Bulletin, July 16, 1999, on page 28)
    The Binangonan Freshwater Station (BFS) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) based at Tapao Point here will celebrate its 23rd anniversary on Thursday, July 29.
  • 17 more complete aquaculture course 

    (Manila Bulletin, September 24, 1999, on page 34)
    Seventeen more Asians completed this month another training course on freshwater aquaculture conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) here. The four-week (Aug. ...
  • Fisheries project to boost Western Samar 

    (Manila Bulletin, May 24, 1999, on page 23)
    A government-hosted Southeast Asian center and a European Union-assisted program have agreed to undertake a fisheries project to boost the development of this province's coastal communities. A memorandum of agreement was ...
  • Internet listing of RP agric'l & fisheries products pursued 

    (Manila Bulletin, May 30, 2000, on page 13)
    The Estrada administration is planning to make available through the Internet the list of agricultural and fisheries products offered by Filipino farmers to help them expand their markets and make them globally competitive. ...
  • ₱14 B for lakeshore road project bared 

    Angeles, Fernan Jose (Manila Bulletin, June 30, 2000, on page 30)
    An inter-agency flagship project is eyeing the reclamation of some 300 hectares of Asia's second largest freshwater basin, Presidential Commission on RIZLAQUE Growth Area executive director Nicandro D. Natividad announced. ...
  • Mission formed to boost shrimp, milkfish fry industries 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 28, 2000, on page 17)
    A government bureau and a Southeast Asian center here have created a joint Technical Project Formulation (TPF) mission to address the problem of the local milkfish fry and shrimp industries. The TPF is now composed of two ...
  • Milkfish bone eyed for 'polvoron': Rich in calcium, protein 

    (Manila Bulletin, March 13, 2000, on page 31)
    Milkfish bone ("tinik") is not only good for cats. It can be ground and made into calcium-rich and protein-packed "polvoron," said Dr. Laurentina Calmorin of the Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College (NIPSC) in Estancia, ...
  • Fish farming a catastrophe for the environment - study 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, June 30, 2000, on page C-2)
    Fish farming, promoted as a smart way to help feed the world's surging population, is having a disastrous impact on the environment and on stocks of wild fish according to research published Thursday. Aquaculture is a ...
  • Want to know more about PH's agri-aqua natural resources? Try DOST's eLibrary 

    Luci-Atienza, Charissa M. (Manila Bulletin, March 26, 2021, on page 6)
    The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) and the Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) have jointly implemented a project that would ...
  • Bicol River dredging up 

    Quismorio, Ellson (Manila Bulletin, March 22, 2021, on page 8)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will start tomorrow the dredging of sandbars on a narrow section of the 94-kilometer Bicol River, DENR Secretary and Task Force Build Back Better (TF BBB) Chairman ...
  • Aboitiz Cleanergy Park caps 2020 with discovery of 3rd pawikan nest 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 2, 2021, on page SS-16)
    A third “pawikan” nest was discovered at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Davao City, reaffirming the park’s status as a sustainable environmental haven conducive to a variety of wildlife. The Aboitiz Cleanergy Park is an ...
  • Stop your incursion, recall boats from WPS, Lorenzana boldly tells China 

    Sadongdong, Martin A.; Mabasa, Roy C. (Manila Bulletin, March 23, 2021, on page 1-6)
    Stop Chinese incursion and recall your boats in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). This was the bold reaction of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday night, March 22, after learning about verified reports that around ...
  • 90 sea turtle hatchlings released to sea in Mati City 

    Capistrano, Zea C. (Manila Bulletin, January 21, 2021, on page 5)
    Almost a hundred sea turtle hatchlings were released in Dahican beach in Mati City at the start of this week. In a Facebook post on Monday, Amihan sa Dahican – Save our Seas Project said 90 of the 100 turtle eggs transferred ...
  • Guimaras fish production drops by 4.97% in 2020 

    (Manila Bulletin, February 20, 2021, on page 6)
    Guimaras’ fishery sector yielded 7,940.37 metric tons (MT) in 2020, a 4.97% drop compared to previous year’s production of 8,355.30 MT due to negative outputs in both municipal and aquaculture fisheries sub-sectors. Despite ...
  • Sea turtle spared from laying eggs in crowded beach in Mati City 

    Capistrano, Zea (Manila Bulletin, January 30, 2021, on page 5)
    A sea turtle, which was about to lay eggs at a crowded beach in Dahican, Mati City, on Thursday night, was rescued by three surfers. The female sea turtle, tagged as PH1677L, eventually laid 74 eggs, said Amihan sa ...
  • Residents evacuated as Cagayan River swells anew 

    Iñigo, Liezle Basa (Manila Bulletin, November 30, 2020, on page 6)
    Residents living in low-lying areas here were advised Sunday morning to take the necessary precautions after it was observed that the Cagayan River was swelling anew to above alarm level. Some residents have even evacuated ...

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