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At least 11 rescued from burning Mt. Banahaw


At least 11 people on Thursday were rescued from the burning Mount Banahaw in Quezon Province, a radio report said.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coastline of Ilocos Norte becoming marine animal grave

THIS 20-meter-long sperm whale, found dead on the shores of Laoag City on July 21, is the latest marine mammal that beached on Ilocos Norte’s coastline. 

The coastline of Ilocos Norte has become a burial ground of marine mammals, with another dead whale found on the shores of Barangay (village) Navotas here on Sunday.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Dolphin born in captivity dies of infection

MOTHER dolphin “Vi” and her calf while nursing. After two weeks, the first dolphin calf born in captivity in the country died of an infection. Ocean Adventure officials said the mother dolphin could get pregnant and give birth again in three years, 
“with better chances.” PHOTO FROM OCEAN ADVENTURE

The first dolphin born in captivity in the country died on Sunday due to an infection and a weak immune system, an official of the marine theme park Ocean Adventure here said.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rare sea turtle eggs under Navy custody

Protective custody of law enforcers is not only prescribed to a person in danger but also to an endangered marine species.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

BFAR told mosquito fish is ‘invasive alien species’

STUDENTS in Dagupan City release mosquito fish into canals in the streets to help in the campaign against the spread of dengue fever. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

An environment official on Friday sounded the alarm over the release of thousands of mosquito-eating fish in canals and waterways in Pangasinan, saying it is “a highly invasive alien species.”

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »