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  • State of calamity looms: Guimaras town reels from oil spill 

    ERS (DailyGuardian, July 10, 2020, on page 1-11)
    The town of Buenavista in Guimaras province may be free from indigenous cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but it has not been spared from the ill-effects of the oil spill that hit Iloilo Strait last week. Mayor Eugenio ...
  • Capiz kicks off 1-million tree planting project 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (DailyGuardian, July 10, 2020, on page 8-10)
    An early morning mangrove and upland tree planting activity kicked off the one million tree planting project dubbed “1 Million Kahoy” in time for the recent Arbor Day celebration here. Governor Esteban Evan Contreras led ...
  • Fisherman missing after boat capsizes; brother survives 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, July 9, 2020, on page 2-11)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Negros Occidental mounted a search and rescue operation after a fisherman was reported missing when his motorized boat capsized in the waters of Barangay 1, Ilog, Negros Occidental late ...
  • DOH kicks off oil spill response 

    Marzan, Joseph B. A. (DailyGuardian, July 9, 2020, on page 1-11)
    Amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the region, the Department of Health-Center for Health Development Western Visayas (DOH-CHD-6) has also geared up to respond to the effects of the oil spill in ...
  • Coast Guard to finish oil spill recovery process by July 12 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, July 8, 2020, on page 1-11)
    Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Philippine Coast Guard-Iloilo Station has set July 10, or at most July 12, 2020, to finish the recovery process of the oil spill that leaked out of Power Barge 102. Lieutenant ...
  • 'Floating disaster': Iloilo City, Guimaras officials take Ayala firm to task on oil spill 

    Angelo, Francis Allan L. (DailyGuardian, July 8, 2020, on page 1-11)
    The local governments of Iloilo City and Guimaras urged the owner of Power Barge 102 which caused an oil spill last week to take responsibility for the latest environmental crisis that hit the island. The call was directed ...
  • Iloilo oil spill can be the 'coronavirus of the sea' 

    Vidal, Alex (DailyGuardian, July 7, 2020, on page 4)
    While Covid-19 causes respiratory ailments to humans, an oil spill can cause an irreparable damage to marine life. In fact, an oil spill in the ocean can be compared to the coronavirus in the land in terms of the magnitude ...
  • 'Bad accident': Ayala firm brings in team to probe barge blast, oil spill 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, July 7, 2020, on page 1-11)
    Despite claims by the Bureau of Fire Protection- Region 6 (BFP-6) that negligence and recklessness caused the explosion in Power Barge 102, Ayala-owned AC Energy Philippines said they’re still unsure of what really caused ...
  • It’s oil spill déjà vu for Guimaras 

    Angelo, Francis Allan L. (DailyGuardian, July 7, 2020, on page 1-10)
    It’s déjà vu for the island province of Guimaras as 20 villages claimed to have been affected by the oil spill triggered by an explosion in Power Barge 102 of Ayala-owned AC Energy Philippines last July 3, 2020. The term ...
  • Barge explosion leads to oil spill: 48,000 liters of oil leaked into Iloilo City waters - Coast Guard 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, July 4, 2020, on page 1-11)
    An estimated 48,000 liters of oil spilled into the waters of Iloilo City following an explosion in a power barge operated by AC Energy Philippines in Bo. Obrero, Lapuz, Iloilo City afternoon of July 3, 2020. Lieutenant ...
  • 13 nabbed for illegal fishing in Pilar 

    Celino, Felipe V. (DailyGuardian, July 4, 2020, on page 2-11)
    Thirteen persons were arrested Thursday by members of the Bantay Dagat of Pilar, Capiz on board six fishing vessels for alleged illegal fishing. Among those apprehended were Mani Mahinay, Wilmar Bile, Roldan Padeos, Nhoa ...
  • Negligence, recklessness led to blast 

    Rendon, Jennifer P.; Angelo, Francis Allan L.; Marzan, Joseph B. A. (DailyGuardian, July 6, 2020, on page 1-11)
    Negligence and recklessness may have caused the explosion in a power barge afternoon of July 3, 2020, which resulted in an oil spill that affected Iloilo City, Guimaras Island, and the town of Dumangas, Iloilo so far. “It’s ...
  • Sea turtle, grass owl rescued in Valladolid 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, June 17, 2020, on page 3)
    A sea turtle and an Eastern grass owl were rescued in Valladolid, Negros Occidental last Monday. According to the Community Environment and Natural Resources (Cenro) in Bago City, a female Olive Ridley turtle was rescued ...
  • PDLs showcase creativity in cooking sardines 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, June 5, 2020, on page 5)
    The Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ)-female dormitory in Barangay Handumanan here thought of a unique way to showcase the creativity of Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) through a cooking contest. Dubbed “Tuloy Po Kayo,” ...
  • Boracay is now a turtle haven 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, January 18, 2020, on page 12)
    Sixty-six Olive Ridley hatchlings were released back to their home on early morning of January 10, 2020. This was after the 65 days of their incubation period. The eggs were found last November 5, 2019 in front of Movenpick ...
  • Farmers’, fishers’ month ends in fertilizer distribution 

    Guillermo, Jemin B.; Toreno, Sheila Mae H. (DailyGuardian, June 3, 2020, on page 7)
    Farmers and fisherfolks in Dumangas, Iloilo availed of fertilizers from the Department of Agriculture (DA) 6. The distribution of fertilizers is part of the activities to culminate this year's Farmers and Fisherfolk's Month ...
  • Missing fisherman in Negros found dead in Iloilo 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, May 26, 2020, on page 3)
    The body of a fisherman who was reported missing in Victorias City, Negros Occidental on May 23, 2020 was retrieved from the coastline of Ajuy, Iloilo yesterday. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Negros Occidental reported ...
  • Four rescued from sunken boat 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, May 20, 2020, on page 2-11)
    Four persons, including a nine-month-old boy, were rescued after their boat was battered by strong waves afternoon of May 17, 2020 in the waters of Culasi, Antique. Policemen identified the victims as Jenru Madamay, 25, ...
  • After the birds, here come the sea turtles 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, May 19, 2020, on page 8)
    Three critically endangered species of turtle were rescued in Western Visayas amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The turtle rescues followed the rescue of owls and Brahminy kites spotted in urban areas ...
  • Another sea turtle trapped in fish cage, rescued 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, May 14, 2020, on page 3)
    Barangay officials in Barangay Gahit, E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental rescued a sea turtle trapped in a fish cage on Wednesday. Environment Management Specialist II (EMS II) Jojo Vargas said the turtle was 24 inches long ...

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