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  • SEAFDEC reminds shrimp growers to avoid stocking ponds during cold months 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, February 22, 2020, on page 7-8)
    To prevent the entry of shrimp diseases, shrimp farmers are advised not to stock their ponds during cold months if their farms are not biosecurity-compliant or fully equipped to prevent the entry of shrimp diseases. Experts ...
  • Iloilo teachers join Japan-funded research methodology training 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, February 15, 2020, on page 12)
    To enhance the capacity of high school science teachers in Iloilo, a training on research methodology and technical writing was organized with funding support from the Government of Japan. Twenty-two high school science ...
  • Jump-start aquaculture business with coaching from experts 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, February 7, 2020, on page 7-13)
    Fish farms and hatcheries need proper management to prosper, thus, experts from the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) are offering aquaculture trainings with first-hand ...
  • Fisheries library goes digital 

    De La Cruz, Joesyl Marie (DailyGuardian, January 29, 2020, on page 3-14)
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  • Learn aquaculture hands-on snd online! 

    (DailyGuardian, January 25, 2020, on page 4 (supplement))
    SEAFDEC/AQD is now accepting applicants for its 2020 training courses.
  • New species of soil-cleaning worm named after Iloilo 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, January 27, 2020, on page 10-13)
    A new species of mudworm, known to clean the soil in fishponds, was recently identified and named after Iloilo, the province where its eggs were collected and hatched. Now called Marphysa iloiloensis, eggs of this mudworm, ...
  • 106 green sea turtle hatchlings released 

    (DailyGuardian, December 21, 2019, on page 12)
    A total of 106 Green Sea turtle hatchlings were released in its nesting ground located at Brgy. Cadajug, Laua-an, Antique last month. The hatchlings have a carapace length of approximate in five centimeters and a width of ...
  • Tuna farming soon in PH as research project takes off 

    de la Cruz, JM (DailyGuardian, January 8, 2020, on page 7-8)
    Japanese technology on farming mackerel tuna, locally known as tulingan, is set to be adopted in the Philippines with a Japanese researcher already procuring breeders to establish a hatchery in Iloilo. Experimental runs ...
  • Sea trips for small vessels halted due to gale warning 

    Yasa, Dolly (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2019, on page 6-14)
    A gale warning was issued morning of Aug 5, 2019 in Western Visayas, forcing the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to again cancel sea trips between Bacolod City and Iloilo City. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and ...
  • Passengers hail resumption of boat trips 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, August 14, 2019, on page 1-14)
    Passengers were elated by the resumption of motor banca trips between Iloilo and Guimaras on Aug 13, 2019. Passengers reached by Daily Guardian said they cannot stand the long hours of queuing at the roll on-roll off (RORO) ...
  • Back at sea: Motor banca operations resume with restrictions 

    Rendon, Jennifer P.; Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, August 14, 2019, on page 1-14)
    Passengers from both Iloilo and Guimaras had to endure eight long days as motor banca operations were suspended. But on Aug. 13, 2019, passengers were greeted with good news as the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) ...
  • Shocking sea mishap 

    Vidal, Alex (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2019, on page 4)
    In a tragedy, it is easy to shrug off the pain and melancholy if we lost only the material things such as cash or expensive valuables, which can still be replaced. But if it involves the death of loved ones, their “untimely” ...
  • Overhaul looms: Iloilo Strait tragedy review of sea transportation 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, August 9, 2019, on page 1-15)
    The Iloilo Strait tragedy that claimed the lives of 31 people triggered the need to overhaul protocols, safety nets, and other measures in the sea transport industry. During his visit to the wake of the eight casualties ...
  • Commonplace 

    Arguelles, Reyshimar C. (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2019, on page 4-5)
    Anyone can easily shrug off any form of tragedy as just a part of life. But only the most soulless, vile, and twisted beings online can leave a “Haha” reaction on a news report about what is considered to be one of the ...
  • 'They might be alive': authorities hope to find more sea mishap survivors 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose; Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2019, on page 1-14)
    Two days after the tragic sea mishap in the Iloilo Strait, authorities are hopeful that they will still find survivors. Commodore Allan Victor dela Vega, district commander of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Region 6, said ...
  • 'He vever cried': Father attributes survival to son's courage 

    Dalipe, Gerome (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2019, on page 1-14)
    Richie Bustamante lost his consciousness four times as he and 39 fellow passengers spent about an hour adrift in the turbulent Iloilo Strait. But the 34-year-old security guard from Buenavista town in Guimaras Island quickly ...
  • New hatchery technology to save endemic 'ayungin' 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, December 16, 2019, on page 8-9)
    The declining population of the native freshwater fish ayungin, also known as silver therapon,is set to get a boost after a scientist devised a newsystem of growing its larvae in captivity. The hatchery technique was devised ...
  • BFAR-6 lauds push for revival of sugpo farming 

    Genilza, J.; Dianala, Rex D. (DailyGuardian, December 2, 2019, on page 7-8)
    Support is mounting for the revival of tiger shrimp farming in the Philippines as another 4.4 tons of the prized seafood were recently harvested in Dumangas, Iloilo. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ...
  • 6 coastal villages join cleanup drive 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, August 23, 2019, on page 6-15)
    Six coastal villages in Valladolid, Negros Occidental joined a cleanup drive yesterday as part of their preventive measures on stranded sea animals which are being tangled by fishing nets and other garbage. The activity ...
  • Water pollution can reduce economic growth by a third: World Bank 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (DailyGuardian, August 26, 2019, on page 8-12)
    Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm. The report relied on what the Bank said ...

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