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    • Seahorses get second life with SEAFDEC, NegOc islanders’ help 

      Pagador, Juliana Rose (DailyGuardian, September 19, 2020, on page 6-11)
      The coral reefs north of Negros Island are once more teeming with seahorses after a seven-year partnership between researchers and the local island community successfully protected and replenished their wild population. ...
    • Lute turtle rescued in Culasi, hawksbill in Guimaras Island 

      Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Region VI; ASCC; LR; MCM (DailyGuardian, September 18, 2020, on page 10-11)
      For hundreds of years, marine turtles lived in the vast oceans, but they coexist with humans in many countries and shores each time they visit land. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) had reported ...
    • DOST-DA partnership to enhance market competitiveness of agri-fishery products in WV 

      Salazar, S. (DailyGuardian, August 12, 2020, on page 6)
      Western Visayas is a major contributor to the country’s agricultural production. With the economic importance of agriculture, there is an urgent need to increase farm productivity, diversify from traditional products to ...
    • 19 new whale sharks identified in Donsol throughout 2020 

      (DailyGuardian, August 31, 2020, on page 8)
      The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines has identified 19 new individual whale sharks in the waters of Ticao-Burias Pass Protected Seascape (TBPPS) since the start of 2020. Nestled between the provinces of Masbate, ...
    • Global cooperation critical as criminal activity in plastic waste trade increases: WWF 

      (DailyGuardian, August 29, 2020, on page 8)
      “Waste crime is a rising threat with roots in a more fundamental problem: the inability to manage our plastic use and production. We are witnessing the impacts of plastic pollution on marine ecosystems and now, the criminal ...
    • Hawksbill sea turtle hatchlings surprised tipsy drinkers 

      Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, March 1, 2020, on page 11-12)
      A group of tipsy drinkers in Brgy. Yapak, Boracay Island were surprised seeing turtle hatchlings crawl up their legs on the night of February 25, 2020, at around 11:00 o’clock in the evening. Boracay Island once again saw ...
    • DOST 6, PCAARRD, offer new rice & corn techs 

      Gabiota, J. R. A. (DailyGuardian, September 2, 2020, on page 6)
      Department of Science and Technology Regional Office VI (DOST VI) once again proved that even at the midst of a pandemic, the quality of service should not be affected by bringing the technological innovations in agriculture ...
    • 3-month fishing season to boost fish stocks 

      Santiagudo, Emme Rose (DailyGuardian, February 21, 2020, on page 2)
      The implementation of the three-month closed season on the Visayan Sea is seen to increase the population of three fish species in the area by 10 to 20 percent, according to Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ...
    • Payling’s Dried Fish and Pasalubong Center 

      (DailyGuardian, January 21, 2020, on page 9-11)
      Tabo-an Market in Cebu City houses dozens of stores offering rich selection of different dried seafood including fish tocino (sweetened dried fish), dried squid, dried shrimps, dried mussels, and fish tapa. Yet among these ...
    • Guimaras' fish yield up 7.35% in 2019 

      (DailyGuardian, February 7, 2020, on page 7-13)
      Guimaras’ fish production gained 7.35 percent to 8,355.30 metric tons (MT) in 2019 compared to 7,783.47 MT in 2018 due to positive outputs in both municipal and aquaculture fisheries sub-sectors. Municipal fisheries (which ...
    • City Hall, BFAR partner on mudcrab farming 

      Pequierda, Beatriz Angelica (DailyGuardian, February 21, 2020, on page 7-8)
      The Iloilo City Government and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Office 6 have partnered for mudcrab farming. This, after Mayor Jerry P. Treñas and City Agriculturist’s Office in-charge Engr. Noel ...
    • Conservation pushed to save native catfish 

      Dianala, Rex Delsar (DailyGuardian, August 29, 2020, on page 1-7)
      The bighead catfish (Clarias macrocephalus), one of two native catfish species was once a popular meal and is found in lakes, ponds, and rice fields across the Philippines. Based on studies and anecdotal reports, it is now ...
    • EXPERT-O turn up useful tech innovations 

      Salazar, S.; Factuar, N. (DailyGuardian, August 28, 2020, on page 8)
      The pandemic has demonstrated how science, technology, and innovation can significantly mitigate the debilitating impacts of CoVID-19. DOST VI comes up with initiatives that answer the immediate concerns the society needs ...
    • Dr. Deogracias V. Villadolid: Father of Fisheries Education 

      Cichon, Melchor F. (DailyGuardian, August 19, 2020, on page 8-10)
      Many University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) constituents were surprised when former Chancellor Francisco Nemenzo approved the naming of the present Administration Building of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, ...
    • Fish deliveries continue amid port lockdown 

      Marzan, Joseph B. A. (DailyGuardian, August 7, 2020, on page 1-15)
      Deliveries of fish and other aquatic food products in Iloilo City have been transferred to a smaller dock in the meantime after the Iloilo City Fishing Port was placed under temporary lockdown due to many confirmed cases ...
    • After oil spill, energy firm under fire for quarantine rule breach 

      ERS (DailyGuardian, August 7, 2020, on page 1-15)
      Ayala-led AC Energy Philippines, owner of a power barge that exploded in Bo. Obrero, Lapuz district and triggered an oil spill last July 3, 2020, is again in the spotlight after one of its employees allegedly breached ...
    • Virtual forum underscores innovative tech, better practices on aquaculture 

      Salazar, S.; Bernardino, K. S.; Gabiota, J. R. A. (DailyGuardian, August 18, 2020, on page 6)
      The Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in partnership with the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center – Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) conducted the virtual forum presenting the topics on ...
    • From pollution to profit: Over P3-M shrimp harvested from a hectare 

      Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (DailyGuardian, August 17, 2020, on page 6-7)
      By recycling excess nutrients that would otherwise have been released to the environment, a shrimp farm harvested almost 13 tons of shrimp worth P3.3 million after just over 4 months of culture. Whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus ...
    • Fish port closure continues 

      Marzan, Joseph B. A. (DailyGuardian, August 10, 2020, on page 1-11)
      The indefinite lockdown of the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex (IFCP) in Iloilo City is in preparation for its safe reopening amid rising coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases that were traced to the facility. The indefinite ...
    • EcoWaste Coalition pitches reusable face masks to lessen wastes 

      (DailyGuardian, August 1, 2020, on page 8)
      The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental health group, prodded the general public to go for reusable cloth face masks to control the unbridled use and disposal of single-use masks made of non-biodegradable and non-recyclable ...