Stronger law enforcement are needed to achieve sustainable fisheries and seafood self-sufficiency in the Philippines, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources National Director Eduardo Gongona said.
Relatedly, the Angono, Rizal chapter of the fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) on Tuesday lamented that dumping waste and the landfill in the Angono part of Laguna de Bay are still ongoing even after dialogue with the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
"We have to maintain and protect ou ...
Sierra Lake, also known as Lumot Lake is a man-made water reservoir located in Brgy. Lumot in Cavinti, Laguna and lies in the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges. The lake was created when Lumot Dam, an embankment dam, was constructed damming the Lumot River, creating an auxiliary water reservoir for Lake Caliraya as part of the Kalayaan Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Plant
It is less known to the passersby who probably think it is still Caliraya Lake. In my opinion, it is more beautiful than Caliraya Lake. Like the latter, Sierra Lake is also surrounded by lush vegetation and tall trees. The water ...
If you studied at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna province in the late 1990s, chances are you have come across George, a lanky man known for wearing skimpy shorts around campus.
At one point, he was often seen jogging barefoot or chugging down bottles of beer until the wee hours in a local bar.
But even after he earned his agriculture degree in 2004, George Javier, 39, remains a constant figure in the university community. The only difference now is he would probably be on Mt. Makiling, an inactive volcano rising 1,090 meters above sea level, collecting tras ...