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    • Govt echoes China line 

      Gonzales, Anna Leah E.; Tamayo, Bernadette E.; Ayeng, Raffy; Villanueva, Ralph U. (The Manila Times, June 18, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      A Chinese vessel caused the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat in disputed waters, but it remains to be seen whether the “ramming” was intentional, the government said on Monday. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, who ...
    • 2 tons of waste fished from Calahunan Creek 

      PIO (DailyGuardian, May 5, 2019, on page 2)
      The Iloilo City General Services Office (GSO) collected more or less two tons of waste from Calahunan Creek in Mandurriao district during a cleanup drive on May 17, 2019. The activity was part of the Department of Environment ...
    • Boracay rehab all about following law 

      Burgos, Nestor P. Jr. (People's Journal, May 1, 2019, on page A8)
      The government is bent on sustaining the gains of the six-month environmental rehabilitation of Boracay as more tourists are returning to the resort island in Malay, Aklan province, according to Tourism Secretary Bernadette ...
    • Boracay residents rescue turtle with speargun arrow in body 

      GMA News (DailyGuardian, June 24, 2019, on page 3)
      Boracay Island residents have rescued a young green sea turtle with a speargun arrow sticking out from above its left hind leg. Residents suspect that the arrow has pierced deep into the turtle's body, possibly cutting ...
    • Fishing boat with Pinoys sinks off Brunei 

      Lee-Brago, Pia; Macairan, Evelyn (The Philippine Star, August 13, 2019, on page 1-2)
      A fishing vessel carrying 11 crewmembers – including seven Filipinos – capsized off the coast of Brunei last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Citing a report of the Philippine embassy in Bandar ...
    • All conflicting claims in SCS won’t be resolved — Locsin 

      Ong, Ghio; Ramirez, Robertzon; Felipe, Cecille Suerte; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, August 9, 2019, on page 6)
      There is no end in sight to the South China Sea dispute as the people’s “attachments” to their ideas are “too strong” to weaken with time, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Wednesday. “All the conflicting ...
    • Missing the river and the rolling hills 

      Vego, Herbert (Panay News, July 18, 2019, on page 6)
      Two places in my home province of Antique bring back pleasant childhood memories. One is the “split river” where my elementary-school classmate Joe Escartin and I used to swim on weekends. The other is the upland site of ...
    • New wildlife traders rise in Facebook hubs 

      Enano, Jhesset O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 20, 2019, on page A1-A6)
      In the Philippines, transactions involving endangered and threatened species do not even have to lurk in the underbelly of the internet: On Facebook, where 65 million Filipinos are active users, the illegal trade in wildlife ...
    • 13 rare animals seized from wildlife trader 

      Subingsubing, Krixia (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 24, 2019, on page A5)
      After three years of skirting law enforcers through the underbelly of online wildlife trafficking, a man notorious for selling endangered animals on Facebook was finally nabbed on Friday by agents of the National Bureau ...
    • Mangrove park outside of planned Bulacan airport 

      Orejas, Tonette (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 24, 2019, on page A10)
      A mangrove park that was rehabilitated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a town in Bulacan province is far from the proposed 2,500-hectare New Manila International Airport project of San ...
    • Baby dugong dies of plastic ingestion 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 18, 2019, on page A9)
      A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by bits of plastic lining her stomach, officials said Saturday. "Mariam" ...
    • Tubbataha: ‘We must build apartments for some 2,000 birds—we’re halfway there’ 

      Honasan, Alya B. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 17, 2019, on page C5)
      One cloudy afternoon last June, I skipped a dive during the extended transition trip from Tubbataha to Batangas of the Discovery Fleet’s sleek, comfortable dive boat M/V Discovery Palawan, so Angelique Songco, the indefatigable ...
    • Du30: Intrusive foreign ships face 'unfriendly' PH response 

      Aurelio, Julie M.; Ramos, Marlon (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 21, 2019, on page A6)
      President Duterte has warned of "unfriendly" treatment for foreign vessels traveling in Philippine territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use of warships in the country's southern waters without ...
    • Carpio 'fact-checks' Cayetano on sino sea claims 

      Pazzibugan, Dona Z. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 21, 2019, on page A6)
      Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Tuesday countered Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s playing down China’s intrusion on Philippine waters in the heavily disputed South China Sea. Saying he was “fact-checking” ...
    • Housing, agriculture, fisheries are new 'economic boosters' - Hontiveros 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, August 31, 2019, on page B2)
      Opposition senator Risa Hontiveros has urged economic managers in the country on Thursday to consider other potential drivers of the national economy as the country's growth strategy falters. During the Senate hearing on ...
    • 'Duterte wants Chinese crew sanctions over Recto Bank collision' 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, September 1, 2019, on page 13-10)
      Despite the apology, President Rodrigo Duterte wanted the Chinese crew – in the vessel that rammed a Filipino fishing boat at Recto Bank – to be sanctioned, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. He added ...
    • Iloilo board member urges action against sea tragedies 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, August 25, 2019, on page 9)
      An Iloilo board member passed a resolution urging municipal mayors to take appropriate actions to prevent sea tragedies. “We don’t want what happened in Iloilo Strait to happen in our coastal jurisdictions,” 2nd District ...
    • More tourists, more trash? 

      (Panay News, August 24, 2019, on page 6)
      We are aghast by a recent report about a tourist defecating on Boracay Island’s white-sand shores, and another burying diaper on the sand? What on earth were they thinking? We are reminded by this usual equation: The more ...
    • Both sides Boracay (part 2) 

      Albay, Rhick Lars Vladimer (Panay News, August 25, 2019, on page 13)
      The Boracay I’ve grown to idealize is culled from my memories of the island some 15 years ago – when I first set foot on White Sand beach with my family for a week-long vacation. I was an elementary student at that time, ...
    • Coastal economy 

      Señeres, Ike (Panay News, August 18, 2019, on page 8)
      Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) are two sides of the same coin, but as it is now, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Climate Change Commission ...