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    • 10 Chinese ships spotted in Panatag 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, September 7, 2016, on page 1-8)
      Chinese ships spotted around Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off the coast of Zambales last week have remained in the area based on an aerial monitoring over the shoal, according to an official. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ...
    • 10 held for selling giant pearls 

      Galupo, Rey; Ong, Ghio (The Philippine Star, March 15, 2017, on page 16)
      National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents arrested 10 persons for illegally possessing and selling giant pearls in Ermita, Manila Monday afternoon. In a press conference yesterday, the NBI’s Environmental Crimes Division ...
    • 123 soft-shell turtles seized near NAIA 

      Santos, Rudy (The Philippine Star, November 12, 2017, on page 16)
      The Bureau of Customs (BOC) intercepted 123 live Chinese soft-shell turtles, packed in seven polystyrene boxes, at the Pair Cargo warehouse near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (NAIA-1) last Friday. BOC ...
    • 14 potential sites identified for mussel culture 

      (The Philippine Star, January 21, 2018, on page B4)
      The Department of Science and Technology's Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) has identified 14 locations measuring a total of 6,283.3 hectares as ...
    • 170 states to sign landmark climate deal 

      (The Philippine Star, April 23, 2016, on page 15)
      World leaders will gather at the United Nations today to sign the Paris climate deal and get the ball rolling on a quick entry into force to start beating back global warming. French President Francois Hollande and Canada's ...
    • 1st Mangrove Congress on Research & Development set 

      (The Philippine Star, November 25, 2012, on page B-12)
      The 1st ASEAN Mangrove Congress on Research and Development unfold on Dec. 3-7, at the Century Park Hotel, Manila with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (DENR-ERDB) ...
    • 2 dolphins, sea turtle found dead 

      Visperas, Eva (The Philippine Star, March 23, 2013, on page A-19)
      Two dolphins and a sea turtle were found dead in this capital town’s coastal waters yesterday. One of the dolphins had three bullet wounds. Fernando de Guzman, chairman of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ...
    • 2 held for dynamite fishing 

      Galupo, Rey (The Philippine Star, September 9, 2017, on page 11)
      Two men were arrested at the Navotas Fish Port yesterday morning for allegedly transporting 22 crates of fish caught through dynamite fishing. Truck driver Francisco Bardinas and fish dealer Manuel Felies Ibanez were charged ...
    • 2 Ilonggos succeed on bangus, biscocho 

      Go Negosyo (The Philippine Star, September 7, 2008, on page 1-5)
      Tomas Hautea began exercising his entrepreneurial skills when he was still a student. At 18, Tomas also ventured into agriculture and leased fishponds, eventually purchasing the now family-owned fishpond in Dumangas, Iloilo ...
    • 2 P'sinan areas cleared of red tide 

      Visperas, Eva (The Philippine Star, January 25, 2015, on page A-25)
      The coastal waters in this city and in Barangay Wawa in Bani town were declared free of algae that causes the red tide toxin, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said yesterday. In an advisory dated Jan. ...
    • 2 Palawan areas declared marine protected 

      Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, October 9, 2016, on page A24)
      The conservation group World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) recently declared two marine protected areas (MPAs) in Palawan. These 1,013,340 hectares covering the coastal and offshore waters of Cagayancillo town and 80,000 ...
    • 2 Vietnamese fishers die in P'sinan sea collision 

      Flores, Helen; Punongbayan, Michael; Romero, Alexis; Visperas, Eva; Ramirez, Ceasar (The Philippine Star, September 26, 2017, on page 14)
      Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead on their boat while five others were arrested after a chase with a Philippine Navy patrol vessel ended in a collision in the waters off Pangasinan on Saturday. The Navy was on its ...
    • 2 warships deployed in Benham dock at Poro Point 

      Elias, Jun; Romero, Paolo; Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, April 1, 2017, on page 3)
      Two of the Philippine Navy warships deployed to Benham Rise have docked at the Poro Point seaport here to get logistical support. The BRP Ramon Alcaraz and BRP Sultan Kudarat arrived early Thursday and are expected to go ...
    • 3 kids dead, 3 missing in boat sinking off Iloilo 

      Macairan, Evelyn; Rendon, Jennifer (The Philippine Star, January 4, 2015, on page A17)
      The three youngest members of a family of nine, who reportedly went missing when their boat capsized off Iloilo on New Year’s Day have died, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported yesterday. Cristop Jan Rualio, 2; Cristel ...
    • 3 of 17 dolphins sighted off P'sinan die 

      Visperas, Eva (The Philippine Star, January 28, 2015, on page A-17)
      Three of 17 dolphins that have been sighted in Lingayen Gulf since Monday died from injuries believed to have been inflicted by humans, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said yesterday. Some dolphins ...
    • ₱30-M Marine Culture Park to rise in Cordova 

      Mozo, Malou M. (The Philippine Star, February 9, 2015, on page 14)
      Cordova town in Mactan, Cebu is preparing for what officials describe as “Cebu’s rising tourist destination” following an announcement to launch a massive promotion on the town's tourist destinations. “We are working towards ...
    • 5 P'sinan areas red tide-free 

      Visperas, Eva (The Philippine Star, January 20, 2019, on page 16)
      Five coastal areas in Pangasinan remain free of the algae that produces red tide, authorities said yesterday. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that shrimps, crabs and seashells such as mussels and ...
    • 5 provinces commit to protect Visayan sea 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, September 30, 2018, on page B2)
      Five local government units have committed to adopt a fisheries management framework to protect the Visayan Sea, one of the country’s major fishing grounds, from illegal fishing activities to ensure a sustainable fisheries ...
    • 6 agencies ink pact to boost dev't of seaweed industry 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 14, 2007, on page C3)
      A Southeast Asian center based here and five government and private institutions and agencies have joined hands to help arrest the decline of the local seaweed industry. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) along this line ...
    • 6 fishermen rescued 

      (The Philippine Star, June 11, 2018, on page 11)
      Meanwhile, six Filipino rescued by a passing South Korean vessel at sea off Mindoro last Saturday, PCG said yesterday. Crew member of KSL Seoul found fishermen Rodrigo Lunagay, 56; Gerry Guzman, 49; Efepanio Balete, 35; ...