No sighting in northern Philippines of Chinese rocket debris

In this handout photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, rescuers recover debris, which the Philippine Space Agency said has markings of the Long March 5B (CZ-5B) Chinese rocket that was launched on July 24, after it was found in waters off Mamburao , Occidental Mindoro province, Philippines, on Aug. 2, 2022. In July, the … Read more

Discovery of a long-nosed ‘shrew mouse’ on a mountain in the Philippines will help protect giant eagles

An illustration of Balete’s mouse. Credit: (c) Velizar Simeonovski, Field Museum They might not get as much attention as the Amazon Rainforest or the Great Barrier Reef, but the mountains of the Philippines are one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. Inch for inch, these misty cloud forests are home to more unique … Read more

Strong quake kills 4, injures dozens in northern Philippines

A damaged car is seen along a road after a strong quake hit northern Bangued, Abra province, Philippines on Wednesday July 27, 2022. A strong earthquake shook the northern Philippines on Wednesday, causing some damage and prompting people to flee buildings in the capital. Officials said no consequence were immediately reported. Credit: AP Photo/Raphiel Alzate … Read more

Idea of ​​ice age ‘species pump’ in the Philippines boosted by new way of drawing evolutionary trees

What looks like a “relaxed” attitude on the face of this Philippine Gekko may actually be a new way to see evolutionary trees. Credit: Rafe Brown and Jason Fernandez Does the astonishing biodiversity in the Philippines result in part from rising and falling seas during the ice ages? Scientists have long thought the unique geography … Read more