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  • 2 Negrense fishermen rescued home to Sipalay 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, February 26, 2021, on page 2)
    The two fishermen who were rescued in Zamboanga del Norte last Monday returned home to Sipalay City, Negros Occidental yesterday. Executive Assistant Dionilo Bogtae, head of the Public Safety and Sipalay Emergency Assistance ...
  • DENR-6, Iloilo City gov't sign two MOAs for protection of forestland and coastal areas in the city 

    Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, February 25, 2021, on page 8)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region VI, represented by Regional Executive Director (RED) Francisco E. Milla, Jr., and the Iloilo City Government, represented by Mayor Jerry P. Treñas signed ...
  • 2 Negrense fishermen rescued after floating at sea for 6 days 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, February 24, 2021, on page 2)
    Two fishermen from Sipalay City, Negros Occidental survived on board a damaged fishing boat for six days. Alexander Alagao, 73; and Rico Norquia, 57, both residents of Barangay 5, were rescued in Zamboanga del Norte yesterday ...
  • Heated tanks lead to productive milkfish spawning in cold months 

    (DailyGuardian, February 27, 2021, on page 6)
    A premier fisheries research center in the country is promoting a simple technology to address the perennial shortage of milkfish fry that continues to hound fish farmers in the Philippines during the colder months of the ...
  • Fisherman reported in missing in Pontevedra 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, February 2, 2021, on page 2-11)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) – Negros Occidental is conducting search and rescue operation following a report about a fisherman who went missing after he was swept by strong water current in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental ...
  • A hard problem with a soft solution: Catfish farm’s production surges after easy fix 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (DailyGuardian, February 20, 2021, on page 6-7)
    There are not enough catfish in the “Catfish Country” of Zarraga, Iloilo, but recent findings in one farm may just be the catalyst that could catapult the fish into abundance. Zarraga Pantat Fingerlings was one of the many ...
  • Coconut, calamansi, carageenan, moringa have big potential in Europe – study 

    (DailyGuardian, January 19, 2021, on page 6-7)
    Carrageenan has strong demand in European markets because of its wide range of applications. It’s used as a gelling agent in dairy products and thickeners to beverages, sauces, and syrups. The Philippines is the largest ...
  • U.S. Embassy joins Globe, BFAR, and NFRDI for launch of international award-winning ISDApp 

    (DailyGuardian, January 22, 2021, on page 10-11)
    On Thursday, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines joined Team iNON for the launch of ISDApp, a one-of-a-kind community app that will communicate important safety and weather information to fisherfolk who do not have smartphones ...
  • 400 juvenile fishes for Iloilo River 

    PIO-Iloilo City (DailyGuardian, January 7, 2021, on page 8)
    More than 400 juvenile fishes were dispersed to the Iloilo River by the Office of the City Agriculturist recently. These species included managat, danggit and lapu-lapu, among others. A total of 20,000 fishes had been ...
  • More wild fishes for Iloilo River 

    PIO-Iloilo City (DailyGuardian, January 14, 2021, on page 8)
    Over a thousand additional wild fishes were released to Iloilo River recently. These included 786 managat, 168 lapu-lapu, 125 kikiro, and 90 saguisi. The initiative is part of continued rehabilitation efforts to improve ...
  • Media tapped to raise awareness on forced labor and human trafficking in fishing 

    (DailyGuardian, November 20, 2020, on page 3)
    Plan International Philippines, through its Safeguarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea (SAFE Seas) project, hosted an online media forum to raise issues on forced labor and human trafficking on fishing ...
  • Sicaba river up for rehabilitation 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (DailyGuardian, November 19, 2020, on page 2-11)
    The Sicaba river in Purok Tunay and Purok Maligaya, which crosses through Manapla and Cadiz City in Negros Occidental, is up for rehabilitation and clean-up. This development came following the signing of a Memorandum of ...
  • Agri-fishery enterprises in Guimaras on far quality product packaging 

    Salazar, S. (DailyGuardian, November 18, 2020, on page 6)
    Some 15 agri-business enterprises in the Province of Guimaras including walk-in participants attended the Orientation on Packaging and Labeling at Caza Guesthouse, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras. The event was conducted by ...
  • 11 caught for illegal fishing in Pilar 

    Celino, Felipe V. (DailyGuardian, January 23, 2021, on page 2)
    Eleven persons were arrested Thursday for alleged illegal fishing in Pilar Bay in Pilar, Capiz. The town’s Bantay Dagat seized three illegal fishing boats and apprehended crewmembers Edwin Cambal, 36, of Brgy. Casanayan, ...
  • Community-based sea ranching: fisherfolks’ legacy to sustainable fisheries 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose; Dianala, Rex Delsar (DailyGuardian, January 30, 2021, on page 2-11)
    Just off Molocaboc Island, beneath a turquoise canopy of water, fishers search the coral reef to pick out abalone and sea cucumber, two prized delicacies in Asian cuisine. Live abalone sells abroad for up to USD120 or ...
  • More than 300 species of sharks and rays now threatened with extinction 

    (DailyGuardian, December 16, 2020, on page 2-11)
    New assessments by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released last December 10 show 316 chondrichthyan species – sharks, rays and skates, and chimaeras – are now threatened with extinction. The Red ...
  • Glossy ibis touches down on Iloilo City, another first in Panay 

    (DailyGuardian, December 12, 2020, on page 1-11)
    After three years, a rarely seen migratory bird in the country was spotted in Hinactacan wetlands in Lapaz, Iloilo City. The colorful Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) made a surprising touchdown on Nov 29, 2020 in ...
  • Boracay task force to decide on plea of businesses breaking easement rule 

    ABS-CBN News (DailyGuardian, December 4, 2020, on page 3)
    The Boracay inter-agency task force (BIATF) will soon decide on a plea made by the island's commercial establishment operators and local residents for a moratorium on the demolition of structures sitting within the island’s ...
  • Visayan Sea closed to fishing - BFAR 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (DailyGuardian, November 17, 2020, on page 4)
    Fishing within the Visayan Sea is prohibited for three months starting Nov. 15, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) here said. Fisheries Administrative Order (FAO) 167-3 series of 2013 established the ...
  • Eight caught for illegal fishing in Ajuy 

    Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, November 5, 2020, on page 2-11)
    Eight persons, including two minors, were arrested on Nov 3 for a string of fishing law violations in Ajuy, Iloilo. The suspects were identified as Jhon Jhon Yu, 48, a boat captain; Eric Padios, 30, crew member; Jesmar ...

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