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    • Mayor eyes Aussie scholarships for Iloilo City Hall workers 

      PIO (DailyGuardian, April 11, 2019, on page 11)
      Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III wants regular City Hall employees to get scholarships in Australia. Espinosa broached the idea following the visit of Australian Deputy Head of Mission to the Philippines Mat Kimberley ...
    • Boracay – New Ways, New Days 

      Abbey, Neil (DailyGuardian, April 12, 2019, on page 12-13)
      When I first stepped foot onto the fabled white sands of Boracay, it was a different time and place. No heavy-handed politics, no hardcore environmental concerns, none that I could recall anyway. All I remember was Boracay ...
    • SEAFDEC leads early warning efforts for aquatic diseases 

      (DailyGuardian, April 12, 2019, on page 8-9)
      Aquaculture Division (AQD)chief Dan Baliao reported during the 51stSoutheast Asian Fisheries Development Council (SEAFDEC) Meeting on March 18-22, 2019 in East Java, Indonesia the progress in the development of “Aquatic ...
    • Endangered giant clams confiscated in Sagay 

      Yasa, Dolly (Daily Guardian, April 13, 2019, on page 6-14)
      Three fishermen were arrested by Sagay City police for hoarding “endangered” giant clams at Barangay Molocaboc Thursday. Police identified the suspects as Felix Causapin, 60; Lito Cañete, 49; and Adan Atabelo, 54, all ...
    • China goes unconventional in escalating South China Sea face-off 

      Apps, Peter (Daily Guardian, April 15, 2019, on page 5)
      In early December, a flotilla of two dozen Chinese fishing boats and escort warships sailed to here the disputed Filipino-occupied reef of Thitu. By the end of the month, Beijing had almost 100 vessels in and around the ...
    • Capiz coop gets P5M agri loan; 2 conduits ink deal with ACPC 

      Toreno, Shiela Mae H. (Daily Guardian, April 16, 2019, on page 7-12)
      The Lonoy Agrarian Reform Cooperative (ARC) of Ivisan and Sapi-an, Capiz received P5-million funding from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) on April 11, 2019 during 12th Provincial ...
    • SEAFDEC/AQD chief attends NACA Governing Council gab 

      (DailyGuardian, April 17, 2019, on page 7-8)
      SEAFDEC/AQD Chief Dan D. Baliao attended the Network Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA) at Dong Fang Hotel in Guangzhou, PROC on March 26-28 this year to discuss the major accomplishments of member countries in ...
    • Boracay: A model of Clean Water 

      Milla, Francisco E. Jr. (DailyGuardian, April 22, 2019, on page 17)
      It is an amazing story worthy to be told again and again. Boracay is one of the world's most beautiful islands, until it was rocked with the controversy of being tagged a "cesspool" by no less than the country's president. ...
    • 'War over Scarborough not worth it for the US' 

      ABS-CBN News (DailyGuardian, April 23, 2019, on page 12)
      The United States knew that a war “about something so small” like the Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea was “not worth it”, President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday, as he again conceded that the Philippines ...
    • ISO certification for testing labs in WV 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (DailyGuardian, April 24, 2019, on page 6)
      The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is working to assist at least five laboratories in Western Visayas in acquiring International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification in the next three years. ...
    • Reclaiming Bacolod's shoreline-2 

      Sa-onoy, Modesto P. (DailyGuardian, April 24, 2019, on page 4-5)
      There is no question that reclaiming the shorelines to increase the land area of a community is beneficial. In fact, almost every country in the world had done some form of reclamation or another. But not all shorelines ...
    • DENR-6 launches 'R.I.V.E.R.S. For Life' Award 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, April 24, 2019, on page 13)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-6 announced the launching of the program, Recognizing Individuals/Institutions towards Vibrant and Enhanced Rivers (R.I.V.E.R.S.) for Life Award. Danilo Lorilla, ...
    • Downtrend in capture fisheries makes aquaculture lucrative 

      (DailyGuardian, May 4, 2019, on page 7)
      Aquaculture production is increasing and in fact started to surpass capture fisheries in 2014. The relatively static capture fishery means future increase in world fish supply will be heavily dependent on aquaculture. The ...
    • 2 tons of waste fished from Calahunan Creek 

      PIO (DailyGuardian, May 5, 2019, on page 2)
      The Iloilo City General Services Office (GSO) collected more or less two tons of waste from Calahunan Creek in Mandurriao district during a cleanup drive on May 17, 2019. The activity was part of the Department of Environment ...
    • Gov't not neglecting duties in West PHL Sea - Palace 

      GMA News (DailyGuardian, May 6, 2019, on page 12)
      Malacañang on Saturday stressed that the government has not been lax in protecting the maritime environment in areas being claimed by China. "We stress that the essence of such writ of kalikasan, which is the protection ...
    • Guimaras' fish yield continues to decline 

      (DailyGuardian, May 9, 2019, on page 7)
      Guimaras' fish production continued to decrease in the third quarter of the years 2016-2018 mainly due to diminishing catch in municipal fishing with 88.89 percent of the province's top fish species posting lower yield in ...
    • SEAFDEC/AQD launches manual on tropical Anguillid eels culture 

      (DailyGuardian, May 9, 2019, on page 7-12)
      Dr. MariaLourdes Aralar and her co-authors Dr. Frolan Aya, Dr. Maria Rowena Romana-Eguia and Dan Joseph Logronio launched their Manual on Nursery Culture of Tropical Anguillid eels in the Philippines at Crimson Hotel ...
    • BFAR to develop 300 fish cages in every region 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (DailyGuardian, May 11, 2019, on page 8)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), which is under the Department of Agriculture (DA), will establish 300 fish cages in every region of the country to boost fish production and attain food sustainability. ...
    • Take care, protecte municipal water - BFAR chief 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (DailyGuardian, May 13, 2019, on page 13)
      Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) national director Commodore Eduardo B. Gongona underscored the importance of municipal water and its abundant marine resources in view of the government’s campaign to achieve ...
    • Female Olive Ridley turtle returns home safely 

      Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, May 15, 2019, on page 13-12)
      An endangered female Olive Ridley (Lepidochelysolivacea) was recently released back to its home – the sea facing the town of Tigbauan, Iloilo. The turtle was trapped in a payao, a fishing devicemade of coconut fronds and ...