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  • Iloilo oil spill clean-up almost done - Coast Guard 

    (BusinessWorld, July 10, 2020, on page S1/10)
    Clean-up operations on the oil spill from a power barge off Iloilo City is almost done, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday. In a statement in Filipino, the PCG said they are now clearing the last ...
  • DA taps renewable energy for urban agriculture program 

    Ochave, Revin Mikhael D. (BusinessWorld, June 30, 2020, on page S1/10)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) will maximize the use of renewable energy to sustain food production under its Urban Agriculture Project. In a statement on Monday, Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar said he has received ...
  • 12 fishermen missing after collision with HK boat 

    Villegas, Vann Marlo M.; Cortez, Gillian M. (BusinessWorld, June 30, 2020, on page S1/10)
    The Philippine Coast Guard sent search and rescue teams to look for at least 12 Filipino fishermen whose boat had collided with a Hong Kong vessel on June 28. In a statement, the Coast Guard said it had received a call ...
  • Philexport urges competition 'safety nets' for small fishers 

    Saclag, Daryll Edisonn D. (BusinessWorld, February 17, 2014, on page S1/2)
    While the fisheries sector is generally seen as competitive given the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU), exporters said the government should still provide small fishermen with “safety nets” ...
  • Duterte told to seize China assets for reef damage in waterway 

    Tadalan, Charmaine A. (BusinessWorld, June 9, 2020, on page S1/10)
    The Philippines should seize China-owned assets in the country as payment for reef damage caused by its island-building activities in the South China Sea, a former top diplomat said on Monday. “Philippine authorities have ...
  • Fishing, exploration impeded by China - PHL to Hague court 

    Tubadeza, Kathryn Mae P. (BusinessWorld, November 26, 2015, on page S1/12)
    The Philippines has been prevented by China from fishing and exploration activities in the South China Sea, Manila’s lead counsel told the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the first day of hearing on the merits of the ...
  • China, Vietnam agree to maintain peace in S. China sea 

    Reuters (The Philippine Star, November 7, 2015, on page A-19)
    China and Vietnam have agreed to maintained peace and stability in the south china sea and not take any acts that "complicate" the issue, Chinese state television reported yesterday. The agreement came at the end of a visit ...
  • Microbes galore in seas; 'spaghetti' mats Pacific 

    Doyle, Alister (BusinessWorld, April 23, 2010, on page S3/9)
    The ocean depths are home to myriad species of microbes, mostly hard to see but including spaghetti-like bacteria that form whitish mats the size of Greece on the floor of the Pacific, scientists said on Sunday. The survey, ...
  • Author details how rainbow trout conquered the world 

    Stoddard, Ed (BusinessWorld, April 23, 2010, on page S3/8)
    In the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex fishermen can catch their fill of rainbow trout during the relative cool of the winter months in several stocked dams and at least one stream. Rainbow trout can also be pursued in South ...
  • Alliance Select finalizes purchase of NZ fish company 

    de la Fuente, F. J. G. (BusinessWorld, October 3, 2012, on page S1/7)
    Listed Canner Alliance Select Foods International, Inc. finalized last Monday its earlier-announced purchase of an 80% stake in New Zealand-based Akaroa Salmon NZ Ltd. For about P97 million, the local firm said in a ...
  • DA sees enough fish supply despite lockdown extension in parts of the country 

    Ochave, Revin Mikhael D. (BusinessWorld, May 1, 2020, on page S1/9)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) said there is ample supply of fresh fish in the country and the extension of the lockdown policy in parts of the country will not affect availability in the markets. 
  • Reflections on water 

    Kaelin, Lukas (BusinessWorld, January 26, 2010, on page S1/5)
    There is no doubt the importance of water for all life on our planet. Civilizations developed along bodies of waters, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Throughout the long stretches of history, water has been understood as a ...
  • Catch of the day 

    (BusinessWorld, March 26, 2010, on page S1/6)
    Workers arrange freshly caught yellowfin tuna at a fish port in General Santos city in southern Philippines Mar. 25. The local tuna industry in General Santos City which earned the country over $200 million in annual revenue ...
  • Climate change puts Australian reef on 'knife edge' 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 26, 2010, on page S3/8)
    The world's southernmost coral reef is on a "knife-edge" after warmer seas blamed on climate change bleached large parts of it for the first time, an Australian scientist warned on Wednesday. Peter Harrison, who has been ...
  • US to decide whether genetically altered salmon is safe to consume 

    Reuters (BusinessWorld, September 2, 2010, on page S1/3)
    US health officials are set to rule on whether a faster-growing, genetically engineered fish is safe to eat in a decision that could deliver the first altered animal food to consumers’ dinner plates. The fish, made by Aqua ...
  • RP-EU partnership for wider tuna market pushed 

    Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, September 10, 2010, on page S1/8)
    The forging of a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the Philippines is essential to advance the chances of the country’s tuna products in the 27-member states, a European diplomat said. ...
  • Property crisis looms due to sea level rise 

    (BusinessWorld, June 19, 2018, on page S2/4)
    Along Florida’s sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are “not in a flood zone,” meaning no flood ...
  • Duterte: 'Our duty' with China to use 'our seas' 

    Balinbin, Arjay (BusinessWorld, April 29, 2019, on page S1/10)
    President Rodrigo R. Duterte returned to the Philippines on Sunday after a “highly successful” official visit to China for the Second Belt and Road Forum, Malacañang said. Mr. Duterte also said at Session III of the Leaders’ ...
  • Sponges beat seaweed in battle for Florida reefs 

    Sutton, Jane (BusinessWorld, August 27, 2010, on page S3/8)
    Giant barrel sponges that can live for thousands of years have proliferated in the waters around the Florida Keys, the apparent winner in a recent battle for dominance among corals, seaweed and sponges. That’s a good thing, ...
  • African livelihoods at risk as species threatened: IUCN 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, September 3, 2010, on page S1/1)
    Millions of Africans may lose a key source of livelihoods as a fifth of freshwater African species are threatened with extinction, the updated Red List of endangered species showed Thursday. Scientists conducting a survey ...

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