Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, residents in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area that left many startled and thrilled.
Millions of Asians watched as a rare “ring of fire” eclipse crossed their skies early Monday.
By Kristine L. Alave
A rare phenomenon called annular solar eclipse will make the sun appear as if it were a ring of fire with a black center. Actually, the moon will be crossing between the Earth and the sun, obscuring the latter except for its edges.
By Tarra Quismundo
If you think temperatures of up to 37 degrees Celsius in recent days are extremely hot, imagine temperatures 4 degrees higher.
By Sofia Logarta
Among the Cebuana Trailblazers of the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission and LAW Center’s Heritage Cards there are women who have dedicated themselves to the care of Mother Earth. Most of us are familiar with Socorro Borromeo Atega, the “leading force Cebu Uniting for Sustainable Water (CUSW)”. She was appointed to the Central Cebu Protected Landscape [...]
By Marlowe Hood
, Richard Ingham
Already straining to host seven billion souls, Earth is set to teem with billions more, and only a revolution in the use of resources can avert an environmental crunch, experts say.
By Alicia Chang
LOS ANGELES— An asteroid the size of a tour bus streaked harmlessly past Earth on Monday, passing within 7,600 miles (12,230 kilometers). Discovered only last week, the relatively small space rock made a hairpin turn around the planet at about 10 a.m. PDT (1800 GMT), sailing high over the southern Atlantic Ocean. In truth, there [...]
MANILA, Philippines–Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom is campaigning for Earth Hour participation among its employees and their families even as it enjoins the public to be part of the international call to action against the adverse effects of global warming and climate change. Earth Hour, the world’s largest social mobilization event, is scheduled from 8:30 [...]