Category: In the News Media

Conus Synthesis Meeting, 25 – 29 October 2011

During the last week of October the Biodiversity Synthesis Center at the Field Museum Chicago hosted an IUCN Red List workshop on behalf of the University of York, UK. The purpose of the meeting was to assess threats to over 640 species of cone snails, one of the largest assessments undertaken for this purpose at […]

Monday November 14th, 2011 in Events, In the News Media, Science | Comments Off on Conus Synthesis Meeting, 25 – 29 October 2011

Cebu public hearing tackles fisheries bill – Sun.Star

Source: Sun.Star July 15, 2011 THE House committee on aquaculture and fisheries resources yesterday received overwhelming support for the creation of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Dfar) during a public hearing on the bill at the Capitol Social Hall yesterday. The move would make the existing bureau a separate entity from the Department […]

Friday July 15th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Cebu public hearing tackles fisheries bill – Sun.Star

Coral poachers ‘may be behind Customs chief’s relief’ – Sun.Star

Source:  Sun.star June 18,2011 EBU CITY — Importers and exporters here suspect that influential corals poachers are behind the transfer of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu police division chief one week after he refused a P2-million offer in exchange for the release of P15-million worth of black corals he apprehended early this […]

Saturday June 18th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Coral poachers ‘may be behind Customs chief’s relief’ – Sun.Star

GTO DYAB radio interview 15 June 2011

Watch & listen to the Interview held at GMA Cebu  from ustream.

Wednesday June 15th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on GTO DYAB radio interview 15 June 2011

Exporters hit proposed shell ban – Freeman

Source: The Freeman June 8, 2011 Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon/BRP CEBU, Philippines – An export group yesterday opposed the proposal of Sen. Miguel Zubiri on the total ban of shells and its by-products contending that millions of fisherfolk nationwide and their dependents will be affected by the loss of income and livelihood. Zubiri made the suggestion […]

Wednesday June 8th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Exporters hit proposed shell ban – Freeman

Group warns vs. shell exports ban – Sun.Star

Source: Sun.Star June 7, 2011 A GROUP yesterday urged the administration of President Benigno Aquino III not to implement a ban on the export of shells and shell products. The group said a ban will displace two million fishermen who provide for at least eight million dependents. The ban was suggested by Sen. Miguel Zubiri […]

Tuesday June 7th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Group warns vs. shell exports ban – Sun.Star

Cabaero: National network in black coral web – Sun.Star

Source: Sun.Star June 6, 2011 For only P500 per container van, Exequiel Navarro affixed his name and signature on shipping documents that allowed the almost untraceable smuggling of protected aquatic resources. The amount is not much but to Navarro, who admitted to not bothering to know the real contents of these container vans, the money […]

Monday June 6th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Cabaero: National network in black coral web – Sun.Star

Cebu’s shell exporters oppose export ban proposal – Sun.Star

Source: Sun.Star June 5, 2011 CEBU CITY – Exporters of shells and shell crafts in Cebu have banded to fight the recommendation of Sen. Miguel Zubiri to ban the export of shells and shell craft products in the country, because it will result in closure of several export firms and loss of jobs for thousands […]

Sunday June 5th, 2011 in In the News Media | Comments Off on Cebu’s shell exporters oppose export ban proposal – Sun.Star