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Don’t eat fish from Taal Lake, public told

Authorities have pushed for a temporary ban on fishing in the lake around Taal Volcano and on consuming possibly contaminated fish following the restive volcano’s ash explosion. According to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum, fishing activity should be prohibited, especially given the evacuation implemented within the 14-kilometer danger zone around […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoJan 14th, 2020

Public warned vs eating fish from Taal Lake

People who eat fish from the lake, which are possibly contaminated, could experience vomiting and diarrhea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

Fisherfolk group urges comprehensive study first amid DOH warning vs fish from Taal Lake

“A concrete study will decisively encourage and educate the affected fisherfolk and poor consumers in nearby area,” Hicap reasoned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

BFAR expecting the worst for aquatic life in Taal Lake

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is "expecting the worst" for the fish pens in Taal Lake following the eruption of the Taal Volcano. BFAR Calabarzon Regional Director Sammy Malvas said in an interview with DZMM on Tuesday, January 14, that as the volcanic ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

Taal Lake – another fish kill

  ANOTHER fish kill was reported in Taal Lake last Friday as thousands of milkfish and tilapia floated to the lake’s surface in fish cages off Laurel and Agoncillo, Batangas. It had been a hot day followed by heavy rains late in the afternoon. What may have killed the fish, according to the Bureau of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

Fish kill in Taal Lake should not affect tilapia market price, says BFAR

DEPLETED LEVEL of dissolved oxygen caused the recent fish kill in Taal Lake, the Bureau of Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said, but assured consumers that the volume affected is minimal and should not affect the market price of tilapia......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 7th, 2019

Duterte nag-monitor sa fish kill sa Taal Lake

Gipalihok ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang mga ahensiya sa gobyerno nga higpit nga imonitor ang sitwasyon sa fish kill sa Taal Lake sa Batangas.The post Duterte nag-monitor sa fish kill sa Taal Lake appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

Duterte to government agencies: Cushion effects of fish kill

President Duterte has ordered concerned government agencies to undertake measures that would mitigate the impact of a fish kill that hit Taal Lake in Batangas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

BFAR, DENR mas pinalakas ang pagmo-monitor ng fish kill sa Taal Lake

Laguna – Mas pinalakas pa ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) at ng Local Government Units sa Calabarzon ang pagbabantay sa nangyaring fish kill sa Taal […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2019

Duterte orders agencies to monitor Taal Lake fish kill, mitigate effects

Some 605 metric tons of tilapia worth around P42.9 million died after being hit by a fish kill in Taal Lake......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2019

Fish kill destroys ₱42.9-M tilapia in Taal Lake

Fish kill destroys ₱42.9-M tilapia in Taal Lake.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

Fish kill destroys P42.9 million worth of tilapia in Batangas

Over 605 metric tons of tilapia have died after being hit by a fish kill in Taal Lake, in what the Department of Environment and Natural Resources dubbed as the worst crisis faced by the fishcage industry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

Still a bleak Christmas for fisherfolk in Lake Manint

KITCHARAO, Agusan del Norte (MindaNews /24 Dec) – Christmas remains bleak for fisherfolk living around Lake Mainit as they have yet to recover from last year’s massive fish kill. Fernan Batingue, 23, of Barangay San Roque told MindaNews they.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 24th, 2016

Dismantle fish pens in Taal Lake too, Rody asked

MANILA, Philippines - Batangas Archbishop Ramon Arguelles yesterday urged President Duterte to also dismantle the fish pens in Taal Lake......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2016

DENR to public: Surrender rescued Taal wildlife

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has appealed to the public to turn over to authorities any rescued endangered and endemic animals from Taal Volcano......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Inventive bent rises from Taal s ashes

Decimated fish, scarred coffee plants, and vanished tourists, these have been all victims of the latest Taal Volcano eruption, among 53 active volcanoes in the archipelago, which has inflicted significant damage on the livelihoods of tens of thousands and is expected to cause more......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Agri losses from Taal blasts reach P3.06B

Taal Volcano’s outburst has wreaked havoc on the tilapia and bangus (milkfish) farms in lakeshore towns in Batangas, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported. The owners of 6,000 fish cages in Talisay, Laurel, Agoncillo and San Nicolas absorbed P1.6 billion in losses, DA’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center said in a statement released […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

Hong Kong airline made woman take pregnancy test

A Hong Kong airline forced a Japanese woman to take a pregnancy test before allowing her on a flight to a Pacific island popular with mothers seeking US citizenship for their babies. Midori Nishida, 25, was escorted to a public toilet at Hong Kong airport and told to urinate on a strip in November before […] The post Hong Kong airline made woman take pregnancy test appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

P3-B agri damage from Taal eruption

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said yesterday that P3 billion in agriculture have been damaged by the eruption of Taal Volcano. The fisheries sector was the hardest hit with estimated losses pegged at about P1.6 billion, Dar said during the MB Hot Seat roundtable discussion. The Agriculture Secretary said widespread fish kills are being reported due […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

In the eye of the eruption

To those beholding the cone on the lake spewing forth a plume of smoke spiraling toward the heavens amid flashes of lightning, the eruption of Taal Volcano was mesmerizing. A sight to behold......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

China admits fishing in Indonesian-claimed waters

JAKARTA, Indonesia – China admitted Thursday, January 16 that its fishermen had recently caught fish in disputed waters claimed by Indonesia as part of its exclusive economic zone and by the Chinese as traditional fishing grounds. China's Ambassador Xiao Qian told reporters after meeting with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020