Negros high school canteen goes zero waste with bamboo mugs, coconut shell bowls

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 06/07/2019

A high school in Negros Occidental is taking steps to reduce its plastic waste with reusable and locally sourced materials. The Wala Usik (zero waste) canteen in Bulata National High School in Cauayan, Negros Occidental, opened the…

BFAR cautions public on shellfish

Carmel Loise Matus 08/30/2016

CEBU residents were cautioned on buying and eating shellfish in light of the red tide experienced in Samar province. Alma Saavedra, information officer of the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7), said consumers should ask…

Madrigal laments cases filed vs illegal fishers ‘neglected’

Melissa Q. Cabahug 05/15/2015

Former Capitol Chief Security Officer Loy Anthony Madrigal is disappointed that some of the cases he filed against illegal transporters of endangered shells and birds were dismissed while some cases were no longer attended to by the…

Task force seizes endangered trumpet shells in D’bantayan

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/26/2014

Several sacks of sea shells, including the endangered trumpet shell or “budyong”, were seized late Sunday night in the New Port of Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu. Crew members were transferring the trumpet shells (Cassis cornuta) to a…

Seashells seized in Talisay warehouse

Bjorn Abraham Tabanera 07/18/2014

Authorities yesterday intercepted a truck carrying over 200 sacks of seashells along the South Road Properties in Talisay City. Loy Anthony Madrigal, team leader of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force, said the truck has been…

Seized Zambo shells may be returned to sea

Peter L. Romanillos 06/27/2014

Thousands of endangered helmet and trumpet shells worth P2 million that were intercepted last Wednesday may still find their way back to the sea. The “budyong” and “tambuli” shells can be returned to the sea to provide…

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