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Fish kill in Guimaras linked to new oil spill

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Guimaras officials and residents have reported a case of fish kill along the coast of a village contaminated by bunker fuel from a sunken vessel.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dead ‘bangus’ in bay leads to sharp drop in prices

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“Bangus” (milkfish) prices plunged from P90 a kilo to P10 for a whole week at the end of June when news broke out that rotting bangus were flushed down Sual Bay, prompting the local government to consider suing fish cage owners for economic sabotage.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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The fishkill scourge has again affected the town of Anda, days after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) declared its waters in western Pangasinan free of red tide.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fishkill hits 2 Dagupan villages, but losses called ‘slight’

Thousands of bangus (milkfish) went belly up here on Thursday after a fishkill hit two areas in this coastal city.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fishkill hits 2 Dagupan ponds

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Photo shows dead milkfish in Dagupan when it suffered from a fishkill in 2011. On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, thousands of milkfish went belly up again after a fishkill hit two areas in the coastal city. AP

Thousands of bangus (milkfish) went belly up here on Thursday after a fishkill hit two areas in this coastal city.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Villagers still hurting from Leyte fishkills

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The old woman wailed when she saw a number of her fully grown tilapia floating in Lake Bito in MacArthur, one of the poorest towns of Leyte and the Eastern Visayas region, on March 15.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Water in lake safe, say execs

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Water conditions in Laguna Lake have returned to normal as of this Tuesday after a fishkill in parts of the lake in the Laguna and Rizal provinces.

Posted: May 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Another fishkill in Leyte lake

Fishermen reported another fishkill in Lake Bito in MacArthur town in Leyte on Saturday, blaming mining activities for the environmental disaster.

Posted: May 14th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

50 tons of tilapia lost as fishkills hit Lake Sebu

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Nearly 50 tons of tilapia were lost in fishkills that have struck Lake Sebu in South Cotabato since Friday, prompting fisheries officials to issue a ban on the sale and consumption of fish harvested from the lake.

Posted: January 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

New fishkills reported in Taal Lake towns

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BATANGAS CITY—Another fishkill blamed on overstocking of fish cages in the Taal Lake was reported in Agoncillo town by provincial agriculture officials on Thursday. Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto said she had ordered the fielding of a backhoe and other equipment to the affected areas to retrieve the dead fish and to dig holes for burial. About [...]

Posted: September 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Zamboanga scientists probe massive kill of fishpond products

Almost empty containers of prawns are on display at the different buying stations in Vitali that is hardly hit by ‘white spot virus’ causing massive kill of prawns, shrimps, crabs and milkfish in Vitali district for the past three months now.

Scientists from the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST) were investigating a massive kill of prawns, shrimps, crabs and milkfish in Zamboanga.

Posted: September 7th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bulacan puts its ‘best fish’ on in feast

CITY OF MALOLOS—With the recent fishkill that devastated aquaculture areas in Batangas and Pangasinan still fresh in the minds of consumers, officials and aquaculture players in Bulacan said they are finding it difficult to market bangus (milkfish) and tilapia grown in the province’s ponds. Joselito Lacap, president of the Integrated Services for the Development of [...]

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Massive fishkill in Lake Sebu leads to decline in fish sales

KIDAPAWAN City, Philippines—Tilapia fish vendors have complained of slow sales here starting Thursday following a massive fishkill in Lake Sebu in South Cotabato. South Cotabato Governor Arthur Pinggoy told the Inquirer in Koronadal City that the fishkill from July 24 to 27 left fish in over 50 cages dead. Fish wasted The South Cotabato provincial [...]

Posted: July 31st, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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