Aquatic Resources

Latest stories

13h
Hindustantimes.com
India to provide Rs 300 million aid to Sri Lanka for livelihood developmentfisheries villages in the district. Accordingly, the proposal made by Mahinda
India to provide Rs 300 million aid to Sri Lanka for livelihood development
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 hours ago
fisheries villages in the district. Accordingly, the proposal made by Mahinda Amaraweera, minister of fisheries and aquatic resources development, to sign an agreement between the two countries for the same was approved by the Cabinet,... Read more
1d
Manila Bulletin
Gov’t told: Temper, trim tax proposalsgasoline accounting for up to 80 percent of the landed cost of some fish specie
Gov’t told: Temper, trim tax proposals
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
gasoline accounting for up to 80 percent of the landed cost of some fish species.” Recto cited a Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) study that the share of gas and oil in the total fishing expense of a coastal or municipal fisherman... Read more
10 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
Collection of Plastic Bottles Threatens Marine Life in Kigambonibrought into books. Meanwhile, three out 15 BMUs were awarded better engagemen
Collection of Plastic Bottles Threatens Marine Life in Kigamboni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
brought into books. Meanwhile, three out 15 BMUs were awarded better engagement in conservation and Management of useful aquatic resources. Those awarded include Gazaulole Beach Management Unit, Rufiji and Dangoni in Mafia. The BMUs Programme... Read more
2d
Sun Star
BFAR orders seizure of undersized fish in Davao marketsTHE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Dav
BFAR orders seizure of undersized fish in Davao markets
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Davao Region is set to implement the confiscation of all undersized fish sold in the market and fish landing in the region. Fatma Idris, BFAR-Davao regional director, said... Read more
3d
Sun Star
Task Force Market Denial set to implement in Davao RegionTHE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Dav
Task Force Market Denial set to implement in Davao Region
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
THE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Davao Region is set to implement the confiscation of all the undersized fishes sold in the market and fish landing in the Region. Fatma Idris, BFAR-Davao Region director,... Read more
5d
The Manila Times
Anti-Zika rules may delay China-bound shipmentscertification from the Department of Agriculture, seafood products would requir
Anti-Zika rules may delay China-bound shipments
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
certification from the Department of Agriculture, seafood products would require clearance from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and other food or cosmetic products would require Food and Drug Administration certification. “It can be... Read more
2 related stories
7d
Sun Star
DA distributes P22.1-M aid to Davao fishermen, farmersthem after three years and ask if the interventions are helpful to them. For t
DA distributes P22.1-M aid to Davao fishermen, farmers
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
them after three years and ask if the interventions are helpful to them. For the fisher folks, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) distributed a total of 300 units of motorized fiberglass boats with complete set of fishing gear... Read more
7d
Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSand to remove the sand from the access road and mouth of the lagoon and the pro
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
and to remove the sand from the access road and mouth of the lagoon and the proposal made by Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera, to obtain funds of Rs. 550 million required in this regard, was approved by... Read more
8d
Inquirier.net
Gov’t forms task force vs illegal fishingaccording to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol. Piñol yesterday said he
Gov’t forms task force vs illegal fishing
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
according to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol. Piñol yesterday said he had instructed Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) national director Eduardo Gongona to head the task force. Gongona, for his part, said the BFAR... Read more
8d
Manila Bulletin
Piñol orders creation of anti-illegal fishing task force in West PH Seaso they would be able to report violations to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
Piñol orders creation of anti-illegal fishing task force in West PH Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
so they would be able to report violations to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Piñol instructed Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) national director Eduardo Gongona to lead the task force. “The bureau will utilize its resources to... Read more
9d
Daily News
Minister orders Fisheries Corporation managers firedmetric tons of outdated fish was found in cold storage at the CFC. The manager
Minister orders Fisheries Corporation managers fired
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
metric tons of outdated fish was found in cold storage at the CFC. The managers were fired on the orders of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, for neglect of duties, causing the government financial... Read more
11d
Sunday Observer
VAT or what?should follow. The following are comments from several Ministers on the issue:
VAT or what?
Sunday Observer / Posted 11 days ago
should follow. The following are comments from several Ministers on the issue: UPFA General Secretary and Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera Q: Is there a division in the SLFP over the VAT issue? A: All... Read more
11d
Manila Standard Today
Two-track system explored—Ramossaid Saturday. The West Philippine Sea Task Force Against Illegal Fishing, whi
Two-track system explored—Ramos
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
said Saturday. The West Philippine Sea Task Force Against Illegal Fishing, which will be headed by Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources chief Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona, will be tasked to secure marine species and the fishermen around the... Read more
68 related stories
12d
Aspen Daily News
Environmentalists urge stricter protections on DivideHart said. In the past decade, there have been many developments in conservati
Environmentalists urge stricter protections on Divide
Aspen Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Hart said. In the past decade, there have been many developments in conservation areas to better protect, for instance, aquatic resources. But “a lot of these leases are 20 years old, and they just don’t have adequate protections,” he... Read more
2 related stories
15d
Daily News
Cabinet paper on restructuring Fisheries CorporationFisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera will pr
Cabinet paper on restructuring Fisheries Corporation
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera will present a Cabinet paper on the restructuring of the Ceylon Fisheries Corporation (CFC) at today’s Cabinet meeting, ministry sources said. Plans are underway to operate the... Read more
17d
Manila Bulletin
Pinol orders BFAR to ensure stable supply of fish in marketsbig fish pens at Laguna Lake, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol has
Pinol orders BFAR to ensure stable supply of fish in markets
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
big fish pens at Laguna Lake, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol has ordered the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to ensure steady supply of fish in the market. “While the order to dismantle the fish pens was... Read more
19d
Daily News
SLFP’s 65th anniversary in Kurunegalaon September 4 as September 2 is a week day, United People’s Freedom Alliance (
SLFP’s 65th anniversary in Kurunegala
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
on September 4 as September 2 is a week day, United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweea said. “September 2 is the day of the SLFP’s anniversary, but, we... Read more
19d
Daily News
Amaraweera denies Wigneswaran’s allegationsFisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterd
Amaraweera denies Wigneswaran’s allegations
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterday denied the allegations made by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran that the government has planned to build a new fisheries harbour in the Keerimalai area... Read more
20d
Char-Koosta News
CSKT Division of Fire urges caution as fire season heats upReservation. The fire program is tasked with the protection of life, property,
CSKT Division of Fire urges caution as fire season heats up
Char-Koosta News / Posted 20 days ago
Reservation. The fire program is tasked with the protection of life, property, cultural, timber, wildlife habitat, and aquatic resources. The DOF provides preparedness, initial attack fire suppression, fire prevention, and fuels management for... Read more
20d
Daily News
UNP benefited from Paada Yathra: AmaraweeraPaada Yathra organised by the Joint Opposition, United People's Freedom Allianc
UNP benefited from Paada Yathra: Amaraweera
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Paada Yathra organised by the Joint Opposition, United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday. "Members of a group of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party... Read more
2 related stories
20d
Sun Star
Sanctions await mining firms who fail audit -- MGBteams. "Third party experts we identified are Department of Health, Department
Sanctions await mining firms who fail audit -- MGB
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
teams. "Third party experts we identified are Department of Health, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and social action centers of provinces," said Velasco. Memorandum Order 2016-01 called for the creation of... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Seaweeds Envelope Sierra Leone BeachesFreetown, Sierra Leone, in response to this new transatlantic marine environmen
Seaweeds Envelope Sierra Leone Beaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone, in response to this new transatlantic marine environmental challenge with its negative effects on aquatic resources, fisheries, waterways, coastal habitats and the tourism sector in particular. The meeting brought together... Read more
21d
Inquirier.net
As China ups tension, PH fishers lose jobsaround the fronds. Bigger fish, like tuna, are in turn attracted by the small f
As China ups tension, PH fishers lose jobs
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
around the fronds. Bigger fish, like tuna, are in turn attracted by the small fish. Oro said the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) also trained fishermen on seaweed farming and breeding fingerlings. Last year, BFAR Ilocos regional... Read more
21d
Daily News
Ceylon Fisheries Corporation needs restructuring: Wedarachchisafeguarded through a proper restructuring program. It will benefit fishermen a
Ceylon Fisheries Corporation needs restructuring: Wedarachchi
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
safeguarded through a proper restructuring program. It will benefit fishermen as well as the customers, said Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development State Minister Dilip Wedarachchi. He said restructuring of the corporation is necessary if... Read more
22d
Daily News
Banning bottom trawling: Amaraweera thanks JayalalithaaFisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has dec
Banning bottom trawling: Amaraweera thanks Jayalalithaa
Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has decided to write to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jeyaram, expressing thanks and Sri Lanka's appreciation for the request made by her to the Indian Central... Read more
22d
The Hindu
Colombo Port project firm not to press for compensationbe implemented by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development in consulta
Colombo Port project firm not to press for compensation
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
be implemented by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development in consultation with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development. A fresh agreement would be signed by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Urban... Read more
22d
Daily News
New changes to Port City Project Agreementof Megapolis and Western Development, to implement the programme in consultatio
New changes to Port City Project Agreement
Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
of Megapolis and Western Development, to implement the programme in consultation with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development. Utilities and transport infrastructure • Under the original agreement all investments in... Read more
25d
Manila Standard Today
Fisheries and environment in the West Philippine Seainterfering with the Philippine fishing activities in the area. The Director of
Fisheries and environment in the West Philippine Sea
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
interfering with the Philippine fishing activities in the area. The Director of the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources reported that the conduct by the Chinese government “has created a deep sense of fear among Filipino... Read more
25d
New Kerala
Sushma Swaraj holds meeting regarding India-Sr Lanka fishermen issues - newkerala.com #97840issue between India and Sri Lanka. The meeting was held in the context of the i
Sushma Swaraj holds meeting regarding India-Sr Lanka fishermen issues - newkerala.com #97840
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
issue between India and Sri Lanka. The meeting was held in the context of the invitation to the Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development of Sri Lanka to visit India in August for discussions. The meeting included representatives of... Read more
4 related stories
26d
KTVZ Bend
Fire west of Crater Lake grows to 120 acreson the fire into the evening/ The fire is in the Rogue River watershed, and fi
Fire west of Crater Lake grows to 120 acres
KTVZ Bend / Posted 26 days ago
on the fire into the evening/ The fire is in the Rogue River watershed, and firefighting tactics are taking sensitive aquatic resources into account. The cause of the fire is under investigation. A Type 3 team assumed command of the fire on... Read more
5 related stories
26d
The Hindu
No consensus on sustainable fishing practices at Delhi meetingKerala and Odisha. The meeting formed part of the preparatory work before the
No consensus on sustainable fishing practices at Delhi meeting
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
Kerala and Odisha. The meeting formed part of the preparatory work before the arrival of Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development of Sri Lanka, who is expected to visit India in August. India and Sri Lanka Joint Commission... Read more
4 related stories
26d
New Kerala
Sushma chairs meet on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue - newkerala.com #97642The meeting was held in the context of the invitation to Sri Lankan Minister of
Sushma chairs meet on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue - newkerala.com #97642
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
The meeting was held in the context of the invitation to Sri Lankan Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera to visit India in August for discussions, according to a statement issued by the External Affairs... Read more
4 related stories
27d
Rappler
Tacloban misspent nearly P1B in Yolanda funds – COAof the Interior and Local Government, the Department of Social Welfare and Deve
Tacloban misspent nearly P1B in Yolanda funds – COA
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
of the Interior and Local Government, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. A total of 31 infrastructure projects, covering the construction or repair of barangay halls and... Read more
27d
Manila Standard Today
Lopez closes 2 Palawan minesDepartment, but would also include the Agriculture Department for the effects o
Lopez closes 2 Palawan mines
Manila Standard Today / Posted 27 days ago
Department, but would also include the Agriculture Department for the effects on farmlands, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for the impact on waters, representatives from the Social Action Center for the effects on communities and... Read more
4 related stories
27d
Daily News
Granite supply to the Port City - is it sustainable?Engineering Consultancy Bureau and its Associate Consultants include the GSMB T
Granite supply to the Port City - is it sustainable?
Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Engineering Consultancy Bureau and its Associate Consultants include the GSMB Technical Services (Pvt) Ltd, National Aquatic Resources and Research Agency Lanka Hydraulic Institute Ltd., Uni-Consultants, University of Moratuwa and CDR... Read more
27d
Hawaii News Now
Canoe paddlers start Keehi Lagoon cleanupearlier this week that it didn't have the resources to help out, now says it wi
Canoe paddlers start Keehi Lagoon cleanup
Hawaii News Now / Posted 27 days ago
earlier this week that it didn't have the resources to help out, now says it will send staff members to monitor damage to aquatic resources, and to look for large debris in near-shore waters, even though the park is not under the state's... Read more
2 related stories
28d
Manila Bulletin
Red tide spreads in Samar, LeyteCity, Leyte – Several bays in Samar and Leyte are infested with red tide, promp
Red tide spreads in Samar, Leyte
Manila Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
City, Leyte – Several bays in Samar and Leyte are infested with red tide, prompting the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Office 8 based here to warn the public against consuming shellfish harvested by the... Read more
30d
Sun Star
DOST launches Sci-Tech weekmedium enterprises (MSMEs) in six priority sectors namely: food processing, met
DOST launches Sci-Tech week
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
medium enterprises (MSMEs) in six priority sectors namely: food processing, metals and engineering, furniture, marine and aquatic resources, agriculture/horticulture, and gifts and holiday decors. The activity also pushes to assist MSMEs to... Read more
m
The Maui News
In the loopnatural behavior such as spawning to occur. Keynote speaker and coral biologis
In the loop
The Maui News / Posted 1 months ago
natural behavior such as spawning to occur. Keynote speaker and coral biologist Dave Gulko from the state's Division of Aquatic Resources gave a presentation on coral biology and reproduction at the event. Diver and biologist Pauline Fiene of... Read more
m
Manila Bulletin
Strategic directions for Philippine agriculture (Part I)(processing) especially at the village level, and 4) failure to fully exploit t
Strategic directions for Philippine agriculture (Part I)
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
(processing) especially at the village level, and 4) failure to fully exploit the potential of our vast fisheries and aquatic resources. If we were to modernize our agriculture, to make it more productive, competitive, equitable and... Read more
m
Manila Bulletin
Dynamite fishing trade busted in CebuThe seized fish were turned over to the Provincial Capitol for proper dispositi
Dynamite fishing trade busted in Cebu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
The seized fish were turned over to the Provincial Capitol for proper disposition. Earlier, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Central Visayas (BFAR-7) said it will focus on identifying hotspots of illegal fishing in northern... Read more
m
Manila Bulletin
BFAR raises red tide alert in Eastern Samar baysell harvests from areas declared free of Red Tide infestation, and not from pl
BFAR raises red tide alert in Eastern Samar bay
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
sell harvests from areas declared free of Red Tide infestation, and not from places banned by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. (Juan Carlo de Vela) TACLOBAN CITY -– Red tide alert was raised over Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar after... Read more
m
Kagay-an News
DOST-10 hosts free Innovation & Technology ForumSETUP Adoptor. DOST have prioritized the following sectors for SETUP assistanc
DOST-10 hosts free Innovation & Technology Forum
Kagay-an News / Posted 1 months ago
SETUP Adoptor. DOST have prioritized the following sectors for SETUP assistance: food processing; furniture, marine and aquatic resources; gifts, housewares & decors; horticulture & agriculture; metals & engineering; health products and... Read more

People in this news