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  • CBCP calls on faithful to minimize use of plastic 

    Macairan, Evelyn (The Philippine Star, July 17, 2019, on page 7)
    The CBCP recommended the faithful to start living simply and to refrain from using single-use plastic which greatly contributes to the pollution of the ocean and waterways. “Live simply, minimize consumption and actively ...
  • Limit fisheries subsidies, Phl urges WTO members 

    Desiderio, Louella (The Philippine Star, November 17, 2019, on page B4)
    The Philippines is urging World Trade Organization (WTO) members to conclude negotiations on fisheries subsidies by next month to address illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. In a statement, the Department of Trade ...
  • Farmers, fisherfolk now included in 4Ps 

    Katigbak, Tony; Porcalla, Delon (The Philippine Star, May 27, 2019, on page 4)
    Farmers and fisherfolk are now covered by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), although the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) still has to make sure its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) ...
  • New LGU officials asked to prioritize environmental laws 

    Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, May 20, 2019, on page 6)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is calling on newly elected officials of local government units (LGUs) to prioritize the implementation of environmental laws, particularly on solid waste management. ...
  • Plastic trash found littering Mariana Trench in submarine dive 

    Reuters (The Philippine Star, May 15, 2019, on page 19)
    On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer, ...
  • Infocaravan boosts ties of 2 government agencies, SEAFDEC 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, December 31, 2000, on page 16)
    The "ISDA" Fisheries Technology Caravan" was a month-long cross-country technology transfer of the latest breakthroughs in fish breeding, production, and food processing of seaweeds and other aquatic products. It was ...
  • SEAFDEC-AQD: RP-based facility powers Asia to the forefront of world aquaculture dev't 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, December 3, 2000, on page 27)
    Some 10,000 aquaculturists from across the world, mostly Southeast Asians, have been trained on scientific aquaculture over the past 25 years by a Philippine-based Southeast Asian center. The training program is being ...
  • 'Dead' Iloilo river turned into freshwater reservoir 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, December 3, 2000, on page 28)
    A once "dead river" in Iloilo is now throbbing with fish life, thanks to a government-hosted Southeast Asian research center located in Tigbauan town. Actually, the "dead river" in Dumalag town was a stream that naturally ...
  • Indonesia joins SEAFDEC 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, November 19, 2000, on page 25)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has admitted Indonesia as a member. Secretary General Panu Tavarutmaneegul of the Bangkok, Thailand-based SEAFDEC-secretariat, announced Indonesia's admission as ...
  • R&D breakthrough brings hope to troubled shrimp industry 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, November 12, 2000, on page 24)
    The once booming shrimp industry is down, but not yet out. And a recent research breakthrough achieved by aquaculture scientists may yet help resuscitate this once thriving venture that turned in huge profits for entrepreneurs ...
  • Tilapia training course set Nov 6-10 

    (The Philippine Star, October 29, 2000, on page 29)
    Want to know more about tilapia hatchery operations? If you do, then a training course on the subject programmed to be held Nov. 6-10 is for you. The five-day course will be conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries ...
  • Safe method to transport bangus breeders developed 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, October 15, 2000, on page 23)
    Now, milkfish broodstock (breeders) can be transported to distant places safely and easily. A safe and easy technique of moving bangus breeders has been developed by researchers of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • BFAR adopts 4 strategies to boost aquaculture 

    De La Cruz, Rose (The Philippine Star, October 1, 2000, on page 22)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has launched four strategies to promote aquaculture in the country and ensure fish sufficiency for the burgeoning population through improved inland fish production. BFAR ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, October 1, 2000, on page 17)
    A Southeast Asian center based in Tigbauan town has embarked on an aquaculture textbook writing program. The government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) ventured into ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, October 6, 2000, on page 16)
    A Southeast Asian center based in Tigbauan town has embarked on an aquaculture textbook writing program. The government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) ventured into ...
  • New aquaculture publications 

    (The Philippine Star, October 1, 2000, on page 28)
    The government-hosted, Tigbauan, Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) recently launched new publications on the culture of grouper (lapu-lapu), mudcrab (alimango), ...
  • Probiotics products for shrimp culture becoming very popular 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 8, 2000, on page B-2)
    Probiotics are increasingly becoming popular as a tool in preventing bacterial infection in farmed shrimp. They are commercially available, within easy reach of fish farmers for use in their farms. Probiotics, as explained ...
  • Iloilo town set to regain 'Alaska of RP' tag 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 8, 2000, on page 32)
    Time was when the Iloilo town of Carles was dubbed the "Alaska of the Philippines". The northernmost town of Iloilo's fifth district situated 147 kilometers north of Iloilo City, Carles has the longest coastline in the ...
  • RP in global effort to save the seahorse 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 11, 2000, on page B-3)
    The government-hosted, Tigbauan, Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) has also been conducting research on the seahorse. Started in 1996, the SEAFDEC AQD ornamental ...
  • Outstanding researchers awarded 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, August 6, 2000, on page 15)
    Thirteen aquaculture and fisheries researchers won science awards conferred by the Los Baños Science Community (LBSC). The awardees received the 14th Dr. Elvira Tan Memorial awards, which carried cash prizes and plaques, ...

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