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Coconuts Manila
'Badjao Girl' finds hope in internet fameAlcala promised that he would send Gaviola to school. Lawyer Asis Perez, natio
'Badjao Girl' finds hope in internet fame
Coconuts Manila / Posted 3 hours ago
Alcala promised that he would send Gaviola to school. Lawyer Asis Perez, national director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, also promised to provide fishing boats to all Badjao fishers in Lucena City. Her fans have already... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Wildlife and San Pedro River from Sprawling DevelopmentEPA initially opposed the Corps granting the permit to bulldoze desert washes b
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Wildlife and San Pedro River from Sprawling Development
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 hours ago
EPA initially opposed the Corps granting the permit to bulldoze desert washes because doing so would damage important aquatic resources. Last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wrote the Corps warning of project’s impacts to imperiled... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalOceana Philippines joins marine scientists from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aqu
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Oceana Philippines joins marine scientists from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the University of the Philippines in discovering the biodiversity of Benham Rise, which covers the country's newest territory. The group sailed Monday... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH lost Scarborough, and Aquino should be made accountableretaliate and occupy the shoal. When BRP Gregorio del Pilar left, Aquino order
PH lost Scarborough, and Aquino should be made accountable
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
retaliate and occupy the shoal. When BRP Gregorio del Pilar left, Aquino ordered a vessel of our Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and two Coast Guard vessels to remain near the entrance to the shoal’s lagoon. In a casual talk... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10826in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. There shall be established, under the superv
Republic Act No. 10826
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. There shall be established, under the supervision of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Department of Agriculture (BFAR-DA), a multi-species marine nursery in the Municipality of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Labor, PSG chiefs namedfor dividing [the DOLE]. There will be another department for overseas workers
Labor, PSG chiefs named
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
for dividing [the DOLE]. There will be another department for overseas workers and another department for fisheries and aquatic resources,” he said. “I have to ask Congress for an additional budget because I can’t create [those departments]... Read more
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Daily News
No restrictions in funds: AmaraweeraThe government will provide funds without any restrictions to provide relief to
No restrictions in funds: Amaraweera
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The government will provide funds without any restrictions to provide relief to the displaced, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said. “A large number have been affected by floods and mudslides. Nearly 90 people... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BFAR sets up surveillance center at tip of Batanesin Amianan Island (Y’ami) of Itbayat, Batanes. Lawyer Asis Perez, the executiv
BFAR sets up surveillance center at tip of Batanes
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
in Amianan Island (Y’ami) of Itbayat, Batanes. Lawyer Asis Perez, the executive director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), led other officials in the mission on board the government’s multi-mission vessel, M/V DA-BFAR... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Economic growth is not enough, people want social progress and better quality of lifeother. Millions of our poorest are rural farmers and their families; when will
Economic growth is not enough, people want social progress and better quality of life
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
other. Millions of our poorest are rural farmers and their families; when will we make our vast arable lands and our rich aquatic resources enrich our people and the Philippine economy? Failure in upholding balanced foreign policy to gain... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Esperon, as next NSA, says China not an enemy, but nat’l interest comes firsttulong ito sa mga kababayan natin na ang pangunahing kita ay mula sa pangingisd
Esperon, as next NSA, says China not an enemy, but nat’l interest comes first
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
tulong ito sa mga kababayan natin na ang pangunahing kita ay mula sa pangingisda,” said Lim. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Director Asis Perez also confirmed in a radio interview that Zambales fishermen are now freely... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Compensation for flood-hit fishermenJuniorOTHER PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS By Uditha Kumarasinghe Fisheries and Aqu
Compensation for flood-hit fishermen
Sunday Observer / Posted 4 days ago
JuniorOTHER PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS By Uditha Kumarasinghe Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has directed Ministry officials to formulate a comprehensive report on the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Shaky peace over troubled seasbeing harassed by the Chinese coast guard. The DFA received the report after o
Shaky peace over troubled seas
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
being harassed by the Chinese coast guard. The DFA received the report after officials from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources that Filipino fishermen were not harassed by the Chinese coast guard. China has been particularly keen to... Read more
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The Maui News
Study: Maui home to shark-friendly habitatsenvironment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator for the state Department of La
Study: Maui home to shark-friendly habitats
The Maui News / Posted 5 days ago
environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Aquatic Resources. "Sharks are part of this environment. We have to accept that they're there and take precautions." Over... Read more
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Surfers Village
Study shows tiger sharks’ attraction to popular beachesthe study shows people need to be careful when entering the ocean. Bruce Ander
Study shows tiger sharks’ attraction to popular beaches
Surfers Village / Posted 5 days ago
the study shows people need to be careful when entering the ocean. Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources said the state would increase its educational outreach in response to the study. Things you can do to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
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Salon.com
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment,” said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment,” said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. “We have to accept that they’re there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
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Deseret News
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
6 related stories
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Daily Herald
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
6 related stories
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ABC News
Hawaii Shark Study Aims to Understand Why They Bitea wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Ande
Hawaii Shark Study Aims to Understand Why They Bite
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
a wilderness environment. Sharks are part of this environment," said Bruce Anderson, administrator of the state Division of Aquatic Resources. "We have to accept that they're there and take precautions to avoid encounters, which are going to occur... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Walking tours through Bailey Homestead Preserve Calendarof June at 8:30 a.m. Call 239-472-2329 for more information. SCCF is dedicated
Walking tours through Bailey Homestead Preserve Calendar
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
of June at 8:30 a.m. Call 239-472-2329 for more information. SCCF is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. Community support through contributions, in... Read more
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examiner.com
Trout season opens next month on Kaua‘itreble hooks is prohibited. The complete rules on fishing for rainbow trout at
Trout season opens next month on Kaua‘i
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
treble hooks is prohibited. The complete rules on fishing for rainbow trout at Koke‘e PFA can be found on the Division of Aquatic Resources website listed above, or by calling the local DAR office. Anglers should be aware that a four-wheel drive... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: Family fishing day set at Codorusanglers and the public to share thoughts, questions and concerns about the PFBC
Outdoors: Family fishing day set at Codorus
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
anglers and the public to share thoughts, questions and concerns about the PFBC, fishing and boating and Pennsylvania’s aquatic resources. Pennsylvania state agencies joined in launching a new interactive mapping tool for BicyclePA... Read more
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Daily News
Cabinet Decisionsto fix a transponder in such vessels and it is essential in issuing fitness cer
Cabinet Decisions
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
to fix a transponder in such vessels and it is essential in issuing fitness certificates. The proposal by Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera to provide 2,400 transponders to assure the fruitful implementation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Benham Rise off Aurora, Isabela eyed as prime commercial fishing groundtraditional fishing grounds of coastal dwellers on the northeastern coast of Lu
Benham Rise off Aurora, Isabela eyed as prime commercial fishing ground
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
traditional fishing grounds of coastal dwellers on the northeastern coast of Luzon, according to Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Director Asis Perez. However, the area is also “a hotspot for poachers, especially long-liners from... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Gov’t fortifies presence in northernmost PH islandmonitoring control and surveillance (MCS) station within the uninhabited area,
Gov’t fortifies presence in northernmost PH island
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
monitoring control and surveillance (MCS) station within the uninhabited area, an initiative led by Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). An island at the pointed end of Northern Philippines, Amianan has a size of 300 hectares and the... Read more
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Daily News
Govt to release all Indian fishermenof the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and poaching in its territor
Govt to release all Indian fishermen
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
of the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and poaching in its territorial waters. According to the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry 34 Tamil Nadu fishermen being kept in Jaffna and Vavuniya jails will be released. But... Read more
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Daily News
Joint Cabinet Paper reportedly rejectedcorruption by the top brass of the previous government has reportedly been reje
Joint Cabinet Paper reportedly rejected
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
corruption by the top brass of the previous government has reportedly been rejected. Speaking to Daily News, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that President Maithripala Sirisena agreed to discuss this issue at a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
25 Chinese fishermen nabbedstopped in the vicinity of Sabtang island, Batanes on Monday. Collado said the
25 Chinese fishermen nabbed
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
stopped in the vicinity of Sabtang island, Batanes on Monday. Collado said the PCG men were with Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) personnel led by director Asis Perez when they apprehended the officers and crew of Chinese fishing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Benham Rise: Philippines's ‘new territory’shallowest part about 50 meters deep, on the research vessel of the Department
Benham Rise: Philippines's ‘new territory’
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
shallowest part about 50 meters deep, on the research vessel of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR). The program, billed “Exploration, Mapping and Assessment of Deep Water Areas,” was funded by... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2 Chinese fishing boats, 25 men held off Batanes The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) apprehended 25 Chinese n
2 Chinese fishing boats, 25 men held off Batanes
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) apprehended 25 Chinese nationals allegedly poaching in the waters off Babuyan Island and Batanes province last Monday, May 16. Elements of the... Read more
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dna
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poachingcountries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poaching
dna / Posted 8 days ago
countries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine coastguard and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) captured the Chinese vessels on Monday sailing without permits between waters off Babuyan Island and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH detains 25 Chinese, 18 Vietnamese fishermenpresumption in these types of cases is that they are here to commit illegal fis
PH detains 25 Chinese, 18 Vietnamese fishermen
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
presumption in these types of cases is that they are here to commit illegal fishing,” said Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources director James Asis Perez. The vessels were escorted to the port of Basco and the crews were held on board... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BFAR nabs 25 alleged Chinese poachers The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has apprehended 25 Chine
BFAR nabs 25 alleged Chinese poachers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has apprehended 25 Chinese nationals allegedly poaching in the waters of Babuyan Island and Batanes province on May 16, 2016. Joint elements of the BFAR and... Read more
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Sun Star
Coast guards capture Chinese fishing vessels with Philippine flagoff Batanes province, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Tuesday. The joi
Coast guards capture Chinese fishing vessels with Philippine flag
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
off Batanes province, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Tuesday. The joint elements of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) were conducting seaborne patrol aboard BFAR vessels MCS 3010 and MM... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poachingcountries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poaching
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
countries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine coastguard and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) captured the Chinese vessels on Monday sailing without permits between waters off Babuyan Island and... Read more
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The Star
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poachingcountries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine
Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poaching
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
countries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine coastguard and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) captured the Chinese vessels on Monday sailing without permits between waters off Babuyan Island and... Read more
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Sun Star
Calde sits as 'Mangingisdang Direktor'source of living,” Calde noted. Calde assumes the roles and tasks of the regio
Calde sits as 'Mangingisdang Direktor'
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
source of living,” Calde noted. Calde assumes the roles and tasks of the regional director in helping Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (FARMC) and fisherfolk to actively participate in the improvement of fishery technology... Read more
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Rappler
PH authorities nab suspected Chinese poachers off Batanesfishing vessels suspected of poaching in waters between Babuyan Island and Bata
PH authorities nab suspected Chinese poachers off Batanes
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
fishing vessels suspected of poaching in waters between Babuyan Island and Batanes province, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said on Tuesday, May 17. The BFAR said its joint team with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) nabbed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 Chinese ships flying inverted PH flags accosted off BatanesF/V She Kou appears to be flying an inverted Philippine flag. PHOTO FROM BFAR’S
2 Chinese ships flying inverted PH flags accosted off Batanes
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
F/V She Kou appears to be flying an inverted Philippine flag. PHOTO FROM BFAR’S FACEBOOK PAGE The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Philippine Coast Guard apprehended on Monday two Chinese fishing vessels flying an inverted... Read more
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The Manila Times
18 Vietnamese poachers nabbedCITY, Cagayan: At least 18 suspected Vietnamese poachers were arrested by joint
18 Vietnamese poachers nabbed
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
CITY, Cagayan: At least 18 suspected Vietnamese poachers were arrested by joint elements of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) off the Calayan Group of Islands here. BFAR Region 2 fishery... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Coast guard rescues a sperm whale in Antiqueto the Coast Guard Station (CGS) in San Jose de Buenavista. The area was then
Coast guard rescues a sperm whale in Antique
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
to the Coast Guard Station (CGS) in San Jose de Buenavista. The area was then cordoned-off by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources personnel and volunteer residents until the Coast Guard has successfully guided the whale towards the... Read more
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Daily News
Fourteen arrested for illegal fishingpersonnel who conducted the above raids also found 45 kilos of illegally caught
Fourteen arrested for illegal fishing
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
personnel who conducted the above raids also found 45 kilos of illegally caught sea cucumbers and a Whale Shark weighing approximately 200 kilos. The Whale Shark is an endangered fish species according to the Fisheries and Aquatic Resour... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lawyer hopes next admin will respect PCG over Balintang Channel shootingMay 9, 2013, a fisherman was killed after the PCG personnel were on board a ves
Lawyer hopes next admin will respect PCG over Balintang Channel shooting
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
May 9, 2013, a fisherman was killed after the PCG personnel were on board a vessel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, patrolling off the coast of Balintang island when they intercepted the Taiwanese fishing vessel allegedly... Read more
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Balita
DOST-PCAARRD promotes improved tilapia farming technologies in Pampangafor improved tilapia farming in the area. The seminar was conducted in coordin
DOST-PCAARRD promotes improved tilapia farming technologies in Pampanga
Balita / Posted 14 days ago
for improved tilapia farming in the area. The seminar was conducted in coordination with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Regional Office 3 (BFAR RO 3) and the Freshwater Aquaculture Center-Central Luzon State University... Read more
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The Advocate
LSMSA competes in La. environment competitionproblem-solving contest, has students train and compete in five-person teams in
LSMSA competes in La. environment competition
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
problem-solving contest, has students train and compete in five-person teams in the areas of soils and land use; aquatic resources; forestry; wildlife; and a changing yearly current environmental issue. This year’s current issue was... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Volunteers to count bats: state bat count training May 14bat colonies for the annual Delaware Bat Count.A training session for volunteer
Volunteers to count bats: state bat count training May 14
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
bat colonies for the annual Delaware Bat Count.A training session for volunteers will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Aquatic Resources Education Center, 4876 Hay Point Landing Road, Smyrna.Weather permitting, a visit to a bat maternity colony... Read more
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Dover Post
Volunteers to count bats: state bat count training May 14bat colonies for the annual Delaware Bat Count.A training session for volunteer
Volunteers to count bats: state bat count training May 14
Dover Post / Posted 16 days ago
bat colonies for the annual Delaware Bat Count.A training session for volunteers will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Aquatic Resources Education Center, 4876 Hay Point Landing Road, Smyrna.Weather permitting, a visit to a bat maternity colony... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fisheries experts push to safeguard Benham Riseis one of the traditional fishing grounds of coastal dwellers on the northeaste
Fisheries experts push to safeguard Benham Rise
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
is one of the traditional fishing grounds of coastal dwellers on the northeastern coast of Luzon, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Director Asis Perez said. However, the area is also a hotspot for poachers, especially long-liners... Read more
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