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  • 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 ...
  • Illegal capiz shells confiscated 

    Celino, Felipe V. (DailyGuardian, August 26, 2019, on page 3)
    The 480 sacks of capiz shells or pios confiscated by the City Agriculture’s Office and Roxas City Mayor’s Office at Sitio Kabulakan, Barangay Cogon here were illegally harvested. According to Roxas City Mayor Ronnie Dadivas, ...
  • Ex-PRO-6 officials cited for Boracay rehab 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, August 12, 2019, on page 3)
    Three former high-ranking officials of Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) were honored for their efforts before, during, and after the 6-month Boracay Island rehabilitation. Police Major General Cesar Hawthorne Binag, retired ...
  • We worry for tourism 

    Vidal, Alex (DailyGuardian, August 12, 2019, on page 5)
    We are worried for tourism in Iloilo and Guimaras in particular, and in Western Visayas in general, following the travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom urging its citizens to avoid travel on ferries and passenger ...
  • PCG, Marina 'no shows': survivors blame Coast Guard for tragedy 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, August 15, 2019, on page 1-14)
    Officials of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) in Western Visayas were “no shows” in the legislative inquiry conducted by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Guimaras on Aug 14, ...
  • PH bans Chinese marine survey ships: Locsin 

    ABS-CBN News (DailyGuardian, August 13, 2019, on page 12)
    Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Monday he has banned marine survey ships even of China, saying granting exception to one country “will automatically lift ban universally” and will “invite bribes.” “I ...
  • Dolphin's carcass found in beach 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, August 14, 2019, on page 6-14)
    A decomposing spinner dolphin was found on the beach of Barangay Zone 1, Pulupandan, Negros Occidental Tuesday morning. According to Lumba Project, a website about the critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins found in Bago ...
  • Clean river equates good governance 

    Milla, Francisco E. Jr. (DailyGuardian, September 4, 2019, on page 3)
    Most of the highly urbanized cities developed around a river system. This is so for humans needed the ecosystem services that only rivers can provide. Rivers are source of fresh water and help recharge the aquifer, support ...
  • Del Rosario: PH should take South China Sea row to UN 

    ABS-CBN News (DailyGuardian, August 3, 2019, on page 12)
    Del Rosario said the Philippine government should seek support to compel China to abide its arbitral win in the disputed waters. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague upheld in 2016 Manila’s sovereign rights ...
  • RDRRMC-6 mulls sea rescue template, task force 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, September 14, 2019, on page 2-14)
    After testing the agencies’ existing policies and procedures on maritime response on Thursday, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) 6 plans to craft a template for sea rescue operations in ...
  • Hinoba-an bags P2-M worth of fisheries livelihood projects 

    French, Lilibeth A. (DailyGuardian, September 20, 2019, on page 10)
    The municipality of Hinoba-an in Negros Occidental won the top place for the 2018 Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) Search for the Most Outstanding Coastal Community in Western Visayas and bagged P2 million worth of ...
  • 'Overmarketed, overpromised': Save the Gigantes Islands before it's too late 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, September 17, 2019, on page 2-14)
    After Boracay Island underwent a six-month rehabilitation closure last year, tourists have been flooding the Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo because of its promise of white-sand beaches, highly comparable to that of ...
  • Popularity of mangrove crabs spurs various trainings on crab farming 

    Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, November 18, 2019, on page 7-13)
    Due to the growing popularity of mangrove crabs, locally known as alimango, aqua farmers and entrepreneurs have recently been busy attending trainings on how to grow the prized seafood. In a span of three months, five ...
  • Life-choking plastic garbage 

    Mana-ay, Edgar (DailyGuardian, September 16, 2019, on page 6-7)
    Since a lot of plastic items we use are low cost and disposable, we create an awful lot of plastic trash. Hundreds of tons of plastic rubbish have been removed during the cleanup of Manila Bay and this is just along the ...
  • CENRO Bago spearheads Sum-ag River Cleanup 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Bago (DailyGuardian, September 23, 2019, on page 12)
    One hundred eighty five (185) participants from the Philippine Coast Guard, Sum-ag Elementary School, PCG Auxiliary, City Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council(CFARMC) Guardians Emigrant and barangay officials ...
  • Oil and gas from Recto Bank by China 

    Mana-ay, Edgar (DailyGuardian, September 23, 2019, on page 4-5)
    Both Manila and Beijing has confirmed that Chinese companies will explore, drill, and exploit oil and gas deposits at Recto Bank! This shallow part of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) is only 80 nautical miles (nm) from the ...
  • Southern towns push for 'uniform' coastal policies in Panay Gulf 

    Buergo, Angelika N. (DailyGuardian, October 15, 2019, on page 2-14)
    The municipal agriculturists of Miagao, Oton, Tigbauan, Guimbal and San Joaquin called for a uniform and synchronized implementation of policies in the coastal waters of Panay Gulf. The agriculturists requested for the ...
  • Haw as Festival: Sharing and Enjoying a Grand Feast in Dumangas 

    Marin, Bombette G. (DailyGuardian, October 25, 2019, on page 14)
    Dumangas, Iloilo has one of the largest concentrations of production fishpond areas in the province. Popularly cultured in brackish-water fishponds is bangus/bangrus or milkfish. Dumangas is both a milkfish producing and ...

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