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  • White shrimp testing requires single protocol 

    (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2005, on page S1/8)
    The National Agricultural and Fishery Council (NAFC) has asked the Bureau of Fisheries and Natural Resources (BFAR) and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) to implement a ...
  • Agusan marsh vital bird sanctuary in Asia 

    Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, September 23, 2005, on page S3/8)
    A scientific expedition to the Agusan marsh in Northeastern Mindanao is scheduled late this year to highlight the need to preserve the area's biodiversity, a scientist said. Dr. Jurgenne Primavera, a senior scientist of ...
  • Great Barrier Reef will die without climate action 

    Bloomberg (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2019, on page S2/7)
    Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef will die unless radical climate action is taken, including phasing out coal-fueled power, the Sydney Morning Herald reported, citing a report by a government agency. The reef will ...
  • UST team researching seaweed cancer treatment 

    Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, April 1, 2019, on page S2/7)
    Researchers have claimed that a Philippine seaweed has some of the properties of the Japanese fucoidan, used to treat cancer and inflammation, and could serve as a substitute for the more expensive Japanese variant. Ross ...
  • PHL must properly manage single-use plastics problem — WB 

    Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, April 5, 2019, on page S1/4)
    The World Bank (WB) is urging Filipinos to avoid the usage of single-use plastics to help protect marine life, noting that eight million tons of plastic go into the ocean each year. “Every time we use a plastic bag, or a ...
  • PHL proposes scheme to cap fisheries subsidies 

    Lim, Janina C. (BusinessWorld, April 2, 2019, on page S1/3)
    The Philippines has proposed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a scheme to cap monetary subsidies for fisheries which offers more flexibility for developing and least-developed member groups. The Philippines, along ...
  • Gov’t mulls bringing 2016 arbitral ruling to UN 

    Balinbin, Arjay L. (BusinessWorld, April 3, 2019, on page S1/10)
    Malacañang on Tuesday said the government is considering the United Nations (UN) General Assembly as an option to enforce the 2016 ruling by The Hague’s Permanent Court of Arbitration on the Philippines’ sovereign rights ...
  • NEC Philippines employees help clean Manila Bay 

    (BusinessWorld, March 14, 2019, on page S2/8)
    The staff at NEC Philippines (NECPH) spent a day collecting data of an entirely different nature. They picked samples of trash and identified items found at the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area ...
  • Century Tuna maker's earnings jump 9% on higher branded sales 

    Francia, Arra B. (BusinessWorld, March 28, 2019, on page S1/4)
    Earnings of Century Pacific Food, Inc. (CNPF) grew by nine percent in 2018, driven by strong sales from its branded food products. In a statement issued Wednesday, the listed firm said consolidated and unaudited earnings ...
  • Seaweed farmers in Cebu ready to deal with dry spell 

    The Freeman (BusinessWorld, April 5, 2019, on page S1/10)
    Seaweed farmers in Cebu are prepared to deal with the prevailing dry spell given past experience with extreme weather conditions, according to Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines (SIAP) Chairman Maximo A. ...
  • Fisherfolk affected by red tide given alternative livelihood 

    Padillo, Maya M. (BusinessWorld, April 11, 2019, on page S1/10)
    Fisherfolk dependent on shellfish gathering in the two Davao Region areas affected by red tide have been given alternative livelihood options, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). Balite Bay ...
  • Celebrating bangus and fishermen 

    (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2019, on page S1/10)
    The annual Gilon-Gilon ed Baley street dancing competition, participated in by the 31 barangays of Dagupan City, was held Friday, marking the start of the city’s Bangus Festival, which will culminate with the grand Bangusan ...
  • IBP, fisherfolk groups ask high court to order gov't to enforce laws protecting West Philippine Sea 

    Villegas, Van Marlo M. (BusinessWorld, April 17, 2019, on page S1/12)
    Members of farmers and fisherfolks groups, together with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), have asked the Supreme Court (SC) to direct the government to enforce laws protecting the country’s territories in the ...
  • Palace says US assistance in sea row needs 'serious study' 

    C.A.T. (BusinessWorld, April 17, 2019, on page S1/11)
    Malacañang on Tuesday said tapping the United States amid the latest tensions with China over the West Philippine Sea needs “serious study.” “We will wait for the President’s decision on that. These are very serious matters ...
  • House panel questions impact of Manila Bay reclamation 

    Tadalan, Charmaine A. (BusinessWorld, February 12, 2019, on page S1/5)
    The House committee on Metro Manila Development on Monday raised concerns about the Manila Bay cleanup, questioning plans for further reclamation. “There are many possibly destructive effects of the planned reclamation,” ...
  • Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea 

    Reuters; Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 27, 2013, on page S1/9)
    Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy-rich waters. ...
  • Iloilo City eyes Australian study grants for employees after envoy's visit 

    Santiagudo, Emme Rose (BusinessWorld, April 17, 2019, on page S1/12)
    Iloilo City Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III wants the local government’s regular employees to explore study grants in Australia following a visit last week by Australian Deputy Head of Mission to the Philippines Mat Kimberley. ...
  • Half of LGUs around Manila Bay violate anti-pollution laws — DILG 

    Ferreras, Vince Angelo N. (BusinessWorld, February 15, 2019, on page S1/2)
    More than half of the local government units along the Manila Bay watershed have been found non-compliant with environmental law, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said. The DILG said that 53% or 95 ...
  • LLDA issues more violation notices in Manila Bay rehab 

    Ferreras, Vince Angelo C. (BusinessWorld, February 1, 2019, on page S1/5)
    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) issued cease and desist orders to four companies in the vicinity of Manila Bay and notices of violation to seven others after they were found non-compliant with environmental ...
  • DENR enlists top businessmen for river rehabilitation projects 

    Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, February 7, 2019, on page S1/5)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is in discussions with businessmen Ramon S. Ang and Lucio C. Tan, Sr. for possible cooperation in river clean-ups around Metro Manila to support the government’s ...

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