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SCIENCE: Tilapia: To eat or not to eat

UNLESS you are raising them, you may have already eaten transsexual tilapia. Those that you buy from the commercial market are grown using the...

ENVIRONMENT: A bigger dream for “Pangarap”

"With the dwindling population of the eagles, the need for conservation and protection of the eagles from hunting and further destruction of its habitat...

ENVIRONMENT: Seagrasses: Coastal’s “last frontier”

No one pays attention to the lowly seagrasses because they are, to quote the word of a friend, “useless.” There are lots of them...

Environment: Fish on the brink of collapse

“Southeast Asia contains 30% of the world’s reefs, 33% of the world’s mangrove resources, and at least 20% of its seagrasses.  It also accounts...
Harvests getting smaller

ENVIRONMENT: Fish on the brink of collapse

“Fish production from coastal areas in Asia has been declining.  It was estimated that coastal fish stocks in South Asia and Southeast Asia have...

ENVIRONMENT: If bites could kill

When six-year-old Cassie was brought to a town hospital in Bansalan, Davao del Sur, she was very weak.  She complained of headache and an...

ENVIRONMENT: When the well’s dry

“Conserving water should be everybody’s concern. The water you save now can make the lives of future Filipinos better and safer.” – Dr. Rafael...

ENVIRONMENT: When the well’s dry

“There will be no peace in the world unless we are prepared to insure it now by tackling the problems of water, which in...

The Oscar: Most likely winners

On February 26, the annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry will be held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California....

SCIENCE: Can oarfish “predict” earthquakes?

Last Friday, on February 10, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the southern part of the Philippines.  The Philippine Institute Volcanology and Seismology said the epicenter...


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