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  • Aquaculture recovery depends on managing bacteria antibiotic resistance 

    S&T Media Service (BusinessWorld, February 12, 2001, on page S1/1)
    The two common pathogens in marine and freshwater environments known to scientists as Vibrio spp. and Aeromonas spp. are resistant to antibiotics widely used in aquaculture feeds. This was shown in a survey using bacterial ...
  • BFAR wraps up 'high-tech' fisheries caravan in 10 regions 

    (BusinessWorld, May 10, 2001, on page S1/1)
    The Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has just concluded its fisheries technology caravan, covering 10 regions and serving tens of thousands of small fishermen, pond operators ...
  • True state of Philippine coral reefs 

    Alcala, Angel C. (Malaya Business Insight, August 22, 2013, on page B5)
    I attended the two -day Forum on the Coral Triangle Initiative on 14-15 August 2013 on invitation form the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) of the Department of Environment and Natural resources. In this forum, ...
  • Sharks, manta rays win global trade protection 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 16, 2013, on page S3/9)
    Several shark species and the manta ray won international trade protection on Monday in a move hailed by conservationists as a breakthrough in efforts to save them from being wiped out by over fishing. The deal at a major ...
  • Cayetano: PHL, China 'co-control' Scarborough 

    Balinbin, Arjay (BusinessWorld, June 20, 2018, on page S1/12)
    Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano on Monday said the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China “co-control” the disputed West Philippine Sea, particularly the waters surrounding Scarborough Shoal, adding ...
  • China warned Philippine planes to leave disputed areas, official says 

    Villaruel, Jauhn Etienne (BusinessWorld, May 8, 2015, on page S1/11)
    China has warned Philippine air force and navy planes at least six times to leave areas around the disputed South China Sea, the Philippine military commander responsible for the region told a Senate hearing on Thursday. ...
  • US Marines unifies amphibious forces in Asia 

    Reuters (BusinessWorld, May 15, 2015, on page S1/11)
    The US Marine Corps (USMC) is bringing together foreign commanders from amphibious forces deployed mostly in the Asia-Pacific for a conference aimed at taking initial steps to integrate their operations, with China excluded ...
  • Obama puts maritime dispute on agenda as gathering begins 

    Reuters; Bloomberg; Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, November 18, 2015, on page S1/12)
    US President Barack H. Obama affirmed Washington's commitment to the Philippines security and to freedom of navigation in Asia on Tuesday, squarely putting tension over Beijing's claims to the South China Sea onto the ...
  • What's the end game in the US- China face-off over the Spratlys? 

    Macabenta, Greg B. (BusinessWorld, November 6, 2015, on page S1/6)
    Remember our boyhood days when a bully would place a chip on his shoulder and dare anyone to knock it off? If someone did, the bully had to fight the challenger or else lose face. By building artificial islands on sunken ...
  • W.Visayas allocated 51 fish landing centers 

    Conserva, Louine Hope (BusinessWorld, November 2, 2015, on page S1/2)
    The Western Visayas Region, which has 84 coastal municipalities, will get 51 community fish landing centers (CFLCs) out of the 252 planned by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for 2015-2016. Of the 51 ...
  • Lobster farms eyed in Samal 

    (BusinessWorld, August 5, 2002, on page 20)
    After the success of its mariculture park, the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) will embark on developing lobster farms in Bakak town for its food security marine culture development program. "This is our next innovation," ...
  • 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 ...

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