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    • Freshwater prawn a sustainable alternative to tiger shrimp 

      Dianala, Rex Delsar B. (DailyGuardian, March 14, 2020, on page 7-12)
      Growing up to a foot long, three to a kilo and with a taste very much likened to lobster and tiger shrimp, one would wonder why not more people in the Philippines are farming freshwater prawns. Locally known as ulang or ...
    • Rody not satisfied with Xi response on SCS 

      Romero, Alexis; Mateo, Janvic; Lee-Brago, Pia; Punay, Edu (The Philippine Star, September 5, 2019, on page 6)
      President Duterte yesterday admitted he was not satisfied with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s response when he raised the landmark arbital ruling on the South China Sea during their meeting in Beijing last week. Speaking ...
    • Shoring up Medina's marine ecosystem 

      (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
      Marine Protection, Inspection and Conservation (MPIC), a joint undertaking of Metro Pacific Investments Foundation and the municipality of Medina continues to strengthen the comprehensive marine protection and conservation ...
    • Seeds of LOVE 

      (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
      Fifty-five members of the RWM League of Volunteer Employees (LOVE) and their families recently held a tree-planting and environmental awareness activity at the La Mesa Nature Reserve in honor of Earth Day 2019. In addition ...
    • FedEx employees lead Batangas mangrove-planting 

      (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
      FedEx Express together with Pusod Foundation, an environmental non-profit organization, recently launched a mangrove-planting activity in Barangay activity in Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, Batangas through its global giving ...
    • Prices of sardines, condiments up 

      (Malaya, May 7, 2019, on page A1-A7)
      Twenty-six products have raised suggested retail prices (SRP) as of May 4 as manufacturers could no longer hold off the adjustments, according to Ruth Castelo, undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). ...
    • Locsin: Sea code no guarantee vs intrusion 

      Talavera, Catherine; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, September 6, 2019, on page 9)
      A Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea has not stopped intrusions in Philippine waters although no transgression had gone unchallenged, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. told lawmakers ...
    • Coastal cleanup 

      (The Philippine Star, September 16, 2019, on page 16)
      As the country marked the 47th anniversary of the declaration of martial law last Saturday, about 20,000 people gathered around Manila Bay for a different type of observance: International Coastal Cleanup or ICC Day. The ...
    • Protecting fishing grounds 

      (Panay News, September 11, 2019, on page 8)
      Stopping illegal fishing is one of the priorities of the new director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office, Police Colonel Roland Vilela. The provincial government wants him to focus specifically on the rich fishing ...
    • Kiko pushes for protection of mangroves forests 

      Felipe, Cecille Suerte (The Philippine Star, September 5, 2019, on page B6)
      Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan is pushing for protection of all mangrove forests, which will help provide forest products and sustain the fisheries industry. Pangilinan filed Senate Bill 239 seeking to establish Mangrove ...
    • Mangrove-friendly crab culture, a lucrative source of livelihood 

      Dianala, Rex Delsar B. (Panay News, February 29, 2020, on page B8-B6)
      The lush foliage of mangrove forests is now the pride of their host communities – a badge for environmental conservation, a natural protection from storm surges, and a potential tourist draw. This is a far cry from the ...
    • Endangered green sea turtles found dead off WV waters 

      PN (Panay News, February 29, 2020, on page B8-B6)
      It's A grieving sight ever to see carcasses especially to those animal lovers and advocates who help protect and conserve species and boost its population. It was unfortunate to start the year witnessing a female Green sea ...
    • DA aims 3-year progressive growth rate for farm, fisheries sector 

      GMA News (Panay News, 1, 202-, on page B2)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday said it is targeting to achieve a progressive annual growth rate for the farm and fisheries sectors until it reaches 4 percent come 2022. In a statement, the DA said it aims a ...
    • Solon wants motor bancas to continue operations but.. 

      (DailyGuardian, August 16, 2019, on page 1-15)
      Guimaras Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava wants the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to continue allowing wooden-hulled boats, or motor bancas, to ferry passengers from Iloilo to Guimaras and vice versa. In her privilege speech, ...
    • Cordoned portion of Boracay reopened 

      Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, August 16, 2019, on page 2-6)
      Authorities have reopened a portion of Boracay Island late afternoon of Aug 15, 2019 after it was tested safe for swimming and other related activities. On Wednesday morning, an area of around 100 meters Boracay’s Station ...
    • Prepping for disasters 

      (DailyGuardian, August 10, 2019, on page 4)
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    • 4 persons arrested for 'illegal fishing' 

      Singuay, Mae (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 6)
      Four persons were nabbed for illegal fishing in the waters of Barangay Zone 15, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. They were Jay Acha, 42; Joseph Gonzales, 54; Ermelito Dela Cruz, 47; and Richard Acha, 36 - all residents of ...
    • Of mangroves, eucalyptus trees and seething personal grudges 

      (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 13)
      To supposedly protect the mangroves in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, the provincial government has expressed opposition to the building of the Guimaras-Negros bridge from Pulupandan to Guimaras. It suggested that the ...
    • Warning: don't eat fish caught at the Iloilo River 

      (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 13)
      The Iloilo River remains dirty, and perhaps even hazardous to human health. So do not eat fish caught from this body of water. In its latest physiochemical analysis, the Environment Management Bureau Region 6 found the ...
    • Study: Helping young fish see at night makes them grow faster 

      De La Cruz, Joesyl Marie (DailyGuardian, March 7, 2020, on page 7-13)
      In Asian countries including the Philippines, the culture of pompano has been conducted in open sea cages, brackishwater cages and in ponds. However, a few challenges, such as the high cost of production, still hamper the ...