Panguil Bay now Sanggab-free

Sunday, 29 November 2015The Panguil Bay Development Council (PBDC) and Agriculture Undersecretary for Fisheries and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) national director Asis G. Perez declared Panguil Bay, a fishing ground in Mindanao, sanggab-free.“Sanggab” or filter nets are illegal fishing structures that proliferated in the Bay. Based on …

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Mindanao Rivers Offer Climate Lessons

By: Germelina Lacorte | Philippine Daily Inquirer12:15 AM November 15th, 2015Learning from the devastation of Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) and Tropical Storm “Sendong” (international name: Washi), Mindanao is preparing for climate change by taking a long hard look at, and rehabilitating, its critical river basins.From the highest mountain ridges to …

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Charcoal Briquetting

Monday, 21 July 2008Wastes from wood agro-forest materials (coconut shell, coconut husk, coffee bean hull, sawdust and others) can be turned into usable products such as charcoal briquettes.Charcoal briquettes are compacted charcoal powder mixed with starch and molded under pressure. They are more efficient to use than ordinary charcoal since …

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