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Sunday Observer
ETCA will not impact local fishing industry - Fisheries MinisterThe proposed Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) will not impac
ETCA will not impact local fishing industry - Fisheries Minister
Sunday Observer / Posted 12 hours ago
The proposed Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) will not impact the local fishing industry, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister, Mahinda Amaraweera told Sunday Observer Business. �However, we are vigilant to see... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Business & FinancialThe proposed Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) will not impac
Business & Financial
Sunday Observer / Posted 12 hours ago
The proposed Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) will not impact the local fishing industry, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister, Mahinda Amaraweera told Sunday Observer Business. �However, we are vigilant to see that... Read more
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Daily News
[Parliament]-Alleged war crimes: Parliament has final say in inviting foreign judges -Harsha
[Parliament]-
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Alleged war crimes: Parliament has final say in inviting foreign judges -Harsha Parliament has the final say whether it be to invite foreign judges for a domestic judicial mechanism to investigate into the alleged war crimes or not, Foreign Affairs... Read more
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The Columbian
Officials in Hawaii create nursery for coralHONOLULU — Most of Hawaii’s species of coral are unlike other coral around the
Officials in Hawaii create nursery for coral
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU — Most of Hawaii’s species of coral are unlike other coral around the world in that they grow very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult. But officials in Hawaii have come up with a plan to grow... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coralHONOLULU (AP) - Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around
Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult. But officials in Hawaii have come with a plan to grow... Read more
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ABC News
Officials in Hawaii Create Nursery for Fast-Growing CoralMost of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in tha
Officials in Hawaii Create Nursery for Fast-Growing Coral
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult. But officials in Hawaii have come with a plan to grow large chunks of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen for poachingAt least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested and their trawlers seized for allege
Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen for poaching
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
At least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested and their trawlers seized for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters, Lankan Navy said on Thursday. The fishermen, all hailing from Tamil Nadu, were arrested on Wednesday night while poaching in Sri Lankan... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ANGELES CITY- A fisherfolk movement accused yesterday vice presidential and 3rd
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 2 days ago
ANGELES CITY- A fisherfolk movement accused yesterday vice presidential and 3rd District Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo of anomalies in the use of P64 million allocation from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) before it was declared... Read more
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The Hindu
Sri Lankan Navy arrests Indian fishermenThe fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested last night in the Sri Lankan waters
Sri Lankan Navy arrests Indian fishermen
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested last night in the Sri Lankan waters northwest of Thalaimannar, the Navy said. At least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested and their trawlers seized for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the country’s... Read more
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Daily News
Twelve Indian fishermen arrestedSri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest twelve Indian fishe
Twelve Indian fishermen arrested
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest twelve Indian fishermen along with two fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North-West of Thalaimannar on 10th February 2016. The arrested fishermen were brought to Thalaimannar... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
February 11, 2016Kidney Support group meeting on March 23 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Gro
February 11, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 3 days ago
Kidney Support group meeting on March 23 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will meet March 23, from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. off of Robert T. Longway Blvd. next to Mott College Tech... Read more
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The Burton View
February 11, 2016Kidney Support group meets FLINT – The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan
February 11, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 3 days ago
Kidney Support group meets FLINT – The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will meet March 23, from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. off of Robert T. Longway Blvd. next to Mott College Tech Technical... Read more
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The Davison Index
February 11, 2016My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Me
February 11, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 3 days ago
My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Methodist Church, 233 S. Main St., is collecting donations of gently used purses, wallets, scarfs and jewelry to sell at its “My Sister’s Closet” fundraiser. The money will... Read more
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Sun Star
Pangilinan bats for creation of Department for FisheriesROXAS CITY — Senatorial bet Francis Pangilinan is proposing for the creation of
Pangilinan bats for creation of Department for Fisheries
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
ROXAS CITY — Senatorial bet Francis Pangilinan is proposing for the creation of a separate department, which will focus mainly on the fishery sector. Pangilinan, a former presidential adviser on food security, said that he will file a measure... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Red tideWhat kind of poisoning is this? What are its signs and symptoms? The Bureau of
Red tide
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
What kind of poisoning is this? What are its signs and symptoms? The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned the public last January against consuming shellfish harvested from Davao Oriental, Bohol, Western Samar, Leyte, Capiz,... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Major Milestone In Community Effort To Protect Hawaiʻi’s Puakō Reef From Further PollutionPUAKŌ, HAWAIʻI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) relea
Major Milestone In Community Effort To Protect Hawaiʻi’s Puakō Reef From Further Pollution
PollutionOnline / Posted 5 days ago
PUAKŌ, HAWAIʻI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) released a highly anticipated Preliminary Engineering Report that charts the path forward for protecting one of the most significant reefs in the main Hawaiian Islands. The... Read more
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Daily News
Fishing for solutions in the Palk StraitThe annual fishing ban in Tamil Nadu's coastal waters is approaching. Every yea
Fishing for solutions in the Palk Strait
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The annual fishing ban in Tamil Nadu's coastal waters is approaching. Every year, the authorities prohibit fishing for a period of 45 days to give ocean resources an opportunity to replenish. A fishing method known as 'mechanised bottom trawling' is... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Group demands BFAR support for El Niño-affected fisherfolkFisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas on Frid
Group demands BFAR support for El Niño-affected fisherfolk
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
Fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas on Friday urged the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to provide adequate economic support to the municipal fisherfolk who are affected by the El Niño... Read more
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Daily News
Rogues in Fisheries ministry protected, says State MinisterFisheries and Aquatic Resources Development State Minister Dilip Wedaarachchi y
Rogues in Fisheries ministry protected, says State Minister
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development State Minister Dilip Wedaarachchi yesterday said that his Cabinet Minister Mahinda Amaraweera is protecting the rogues who have been in the ministry since the former President’s time. He said that Minister... Read more
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Daily News
Lanka against bottom trawling - MinisterThe Sri Lankan government will emphasise to Indian External Affairs Minister Su
Lanka against bottom trawling - Minister
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Sri Lankan government will emphasise to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj that Sri Lanka in no way accepts bottom trawling by Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda... Read more
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examiner.com
GunBroker lists the top five selling firearms per categories/PGC-PF&BC mergerFor you firearms enthusiasts and collectors, GunBroker.com released its list of
GunBroker lists the top five selling firearms per categories/PGC-PF&BC merger
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
For you firearms enthusiasts and collectors, GunBroker.com released its list of the Top 5 Best Selling Firearms in December 2015, a time when gift giving and self-gifting is the highest. And as such, the Smith & Wesson’s M&P-9 takes the top spot as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
El Niño to slash fish catch by 20%–BFARAt least 100,000 fisher folk throughout the archipelago will be needing alterna
El Niño to slash fish catch by 20%–BFAR
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
At least 100,000 fisher folk throughout the archipelago will be needing alternative sources of livelihood as the strong El Niño is expected to reduce the normal fish catch by at least one-fifth. This according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Visayas Newsbits for February 5, 2016 Fish landing centers to rise in Eastern Visayas Tacloban City, Leyte (PNA) –
Visayas Newsbits for February 5, 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Fish landing centers to rise in Eastern Visayas Tacloban City, Leyte (PNA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will construct 47 community fish landing centers (CFLCs) in Eastern Visayas to... Read more
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The Manila Times
BFAR allots P1-B to mitigate El Niño effectFebruary 4, 2016 9:35 pm by James Konstantin Galvez REPORTER THE Bureau of Fi
BFAR allots P1-B to mitigate El Niño effect
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
February 4, 2016 9:35 pm by James Konstantin Galvez REPORTER THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has earmarked nearly P1 billion to mitigate the impact of El Niño, which has already... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ANGELES CITY- A federation of fisherfolk has urged Congress to investigate the
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 9 days ago
ANGELES CITY- A federation of fisherfolk has urged Congress to investigate the purchase of arms and ammunitions worth P8.9 million by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) without permit from the Philippine National Police. In a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Man found dead from fall in BatanesMAHATAO, Batanes—A 20-year-old man plunged 15 feet to his death from a view dec
Man found dead from fall in Batanes
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
MAHATAO, Batanes—A 20-year-old man plunged 15 feet to his death from a view deck here, in what police described as a rare accident in this pristine tourist destination. The body of Ferdie Calderon was found stuck in a reef beneath the viewing... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
El Niño likely to affect fish farmers in 58 provinces The prevailing strong El Niño could affect at least 100,000 municipal fisherf
El Niño likely to affect fish farmers in 58 provinces
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
The prevailing strong El Niño could affect at least 100,000 municipal fisherfolk in 58 provinces in the country due to the decline in fish production in freshwater areas and coastal... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
February 4, 2016Genesys Hospice hosts photographer Jackson GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc
February 4, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 10 days ago
Genesys Hospice hosts photographer Jackson GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents Color Photography by Nancy Jackson through March 2016 at Genesys Health Park, on the 2nd Floor between the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork,... Read more
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The Burton View
February 4, 2016Free Fishing Weekend offers opportunity for family fun GENESEE COUNTY – Free F
February 4, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 10 days ago
Free Fishing Weekend offers opportunity for family fun GENESEE COUNTY – Free Fishing Weekend will take place across Michigan on Feb. 13-14. Rep. State Rep. Joseph Graves encourages people to go out and have some fun on a local lake or pond during... Read more
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Flint Township View
February 4, 2016“Let’s Talk” Town Hall DAVISON TWP. — The second in a series of meetings in Ge
February 4, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 10 days ago
“Let’s Talk” Town Hall DAVISON TWP. — The second in a series of meetings in Genesee County to engage elected officials and residents together, in a discussion of the issues facing the community in the year ahead.This will be Feb. 27 from 2-4 p.m. At... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BFAR to construct vessels worth P375 million to fight illegal fishing As the government intensifies its fight against illegal fishing, the Bureau o
BFAR to construct vessels worth P375 million to fight illegal fishing
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
As the government intensifies its fight against illegal fishing, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will be constructing two units of steel-hulled offshore... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ban on ‘galunggong’ fishing in Palawan liftedTUBS of “galunggong” (round scad), the so-called poor man’s fish, are unloaded
Ban on ‘galunggong’ fishing in Palawan lifted
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
TUBS of “galunggong” (round scad), the so-called poor man’s fish, are unloaded at the Navotas fish port, ready for distribution to major markets in Luzon. JOAN BONDOC PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—Expect more of the poor man’s fish on the table as the Bureau... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
How toxic is red tide?WHEN AUTHORITIES tell you not to harvest, sell and consume shellfish from red t
How toxic is red tide?
The Daily Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
WHEN AUTHORITIES tell you not to harvest, sell and consume shellfish from red tide areas, heed their warnings as toxins are indeed fatal. According to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), eating toxin-contaminated shellfish can... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Batan Bay now free of red tide – BFARSHELLFISH harvested from Batan Bay in Aklan are now free of toxic red tide, acc
Batan Bay now free of red tide – BFAR
The Daily Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
SHELLFISH harvested from Batan Bay in Aklan are now free of toxic red tide, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). In BFAR Shellfish Bulletin No. 03, Series of 2016 dated Jan. 29, 2016, BFAR announced the latest status of... Read more
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The Manila Times
The essence of NIPAS ActFebruary 1, 2016 9:04 pm Foundation calls to enact expanded act now AS defined
The essence of NIPAS Act
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
February 1, 2016 9:04 pm Foundation calls to enact expanded act now AS defined by Republic Act (RA) 7586, or the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, protected areas are “identified portions of land... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BFAR lifts red tide alert in 3 Aklan towns The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) lifted the red tide aler
BFAR lifts red tide alert in 3 Aklan towns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) lifted the red tide alert in Aklan’s three towns. According to BFAR Shellfish Bulletin No. 3, shellfish harvested from the coastal waters of Batan Bay... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fishermen driven from West PH Sea want jobsIBA, Zambales—Fishermen displaced by the territorial dispute in the West Philip
Fishermen driven from West PH Sea want jobs
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
IBA, Zambales—Fishermen displaced by the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea asked Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala to put up artificial reefs now that they were forced to abandon their fishing ventures in the Scarborough Shoal. Larry... Read more
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The Hindu
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri LankaAt least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy fo
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy for illegally poaching in the country’s waters, the navy said. Two Indian fishing trawlers were also seized at the Analative island off Jaffna peninsula, Xinhua news agency... Read more
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New Kerala
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri LankaColombo, Jan 31 : At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Colombo, Jan 31 : At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy for illegally poaching in the country's waters, the navy said. Two Indian fishing trawlers were also seized at the Analative island off Jaffna peninsula,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Tarsiers, snakes held at NAIAMANILA, Philippines – Doubting that it was a shipment of aquatic plants for Jap
Tarsiers, snakes held at NAIA
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Doubting that it was a shipment of aquatic plants for Japan, agents of the Bureau of Customs and the Wildlife and Aquatic Resources got the surprise of their lives when 22 snakes and tarsiers greeted them when they opened five... Read more
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New Kerala
Lankan Navy arrests 21 for illegal fishingColombo,Jan 29: The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 21 local fishermen for using b
Lankan Navy arrests 21 for illegal fishing
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Colombo,Jan 29: The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 21 local fishermen for using banned fishing nets and for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices. The Navy reported that naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya in Kalpitiya arrested 21 local... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga– A national fisherfolk movement has expressed “outrage”
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 16 days ago
SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga– A national fisherfolk movement has expressed “outrage” over reports that the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has had P9.3 billion unspent funds since 2011 amid the classification of fishing families as among... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Outdoors notes: Invasive algae is a reason for caution With the spring mountain trout season right around the corner, the N.C. Wildl
Outdoors notes: Invasive algae is a reason for caution
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 17 days ago
With the spring mountain trout season right around the corner, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is urging anglers in western North Carolina waters to be diligent about cleaning... Read more
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The Maui News
NOAA withdraws proposal to expand sanctuaryIn a draft management plan and proposed rule unveiled in March, NOAA contemplat
NOAA withdraws proposal to expand sanctuary
The Maui News / Posted 17 days ago
In a draft management plan and proposed rule unveiled in March, NOAA contemplated a move from a single species national marine sanctuary that focuses solely on the humpback whale and its habitat to a national marine sanctuary with expanded boundaries... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Red tide warning up in 8 areas The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned the public no
Red tide warning up in 8 areas
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned the public not to consume shellfish harvested from Davao Oriental, Bohol, Western Samar, Leyte, Capiz, Aklan, Iloilo, and Biliran as the coastal waters in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Red tide alert up in 14 areasJanuary 25, 2016 9:42 pm by JAMES KONSTANTIN GALVEZ, REPORTER THE Bureau of F
Red tide alert up in 14 areas
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
January 25, 2016 9:42 pm by JAMES KONSTANTIN GALVEZ, REPORTER THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has warned the public against catching and consuming shellfish from coastal waters in the provinces of Davao... Read more
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TribLIVE
Some state lawmakers willing to relinquish power over fishing license feesThere's a long way to go, but the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission — for t
Some state lawmakers willing to relinquish power over fishing license fees
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
There's a long way to go, but the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission — for the first time — may have a chance to get something it has long wanted. State Sens. John Eichelberger Jr. of Blair County and John Wozniak of Bedford, a Republican and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
High level of phosphate threatens marine life in Dagupan DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan–- The river’s marine products are threatened by a hi
High level of phosphate threatens marine life in Dagupan
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan–- The river’s marine products are threatened by a high level of phosphate and the city mayor is now addressing the possible destruction that may cause death of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
CARAT Expo 2016 launched in Caraga region BUTUAN CITY – The Caraga Agri-Trade and Marketing Expo 2016 (CARAT Expo 2016)
CARAT Expo 2016 launched in Caraga region
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
BUTUAN CITY – The Caraga Agri-Trade and Marketing Expo 2016 (CARAT Expo 2016) was launched in Caraga region at the Department of Trade and Industry regional office (DTI 13) on Friday (January 22, 2016). An... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Vista Land inaugurates floating village A floating village project called ‘Vintahanan’ in Laguna Lake will be inaugur
Vista Land inaugurates floating village
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
A floating village project called ‘Vintahanan’ in Laguna Lake will be inaugurated today by Vista Land and Lifescapes, Inc. in partnership with Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), Department of Works and... Read more
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