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2014-02-13 12:21:36

Palawan project will protect habitat for critically endangered species in one of the oldest, most diverse forests in Southeast Asia WARRENTON, Va., Feb.

2013-06-12 23:27:23

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a selection of great hotels in Palawan, one of the Philippines’ most beautiful

Tropical Depression 02W Soaks The Philippines Seen By NASA Satellite
2013-02-20 15:43:13

The second tropical depression of the northwestern Pacific Ocean season formed on Feb. 19, and NASA's Aqua satellite showed the storm was soaking the central and southern Philippines.

Tropical Depression Sonamu Forms Near Philippines Seen By NASA
2013-01-03 18:57:54

The first Tropical Depression of 2013 formed the western North Pacific Ocean today, and NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of the "birth."

Discovery Of The Week: Purple Philippine Freshwater Crabs
2012-04-24 08:05:43

The Philippines is the setting for the latest spectacular discovery: Four new species of crabs, most of which have purplish shells and live in lowland-forest ecosystems, discovered by a team of German scientists.

Image 1 - Unknown Species, Larval Stages Of Extremely Long-legged Beetles Discovered By DNA Test
2011-10-18 09:34:14

The research program AQUA Palawana has been exploring the unique freshwater biodiversity of the Philippine Island and biosphere reserve of Palawan for more than a decade.

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2011-06-07 05:35:00

Italian scientists have discovered the bones of an extinct sea cow species that lived over 20 million years ago in a Philippines cave.

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2009-08-11 13:45:00

A new plant species has been discovered in the central Philippines - a giant carnivorous plant.

2008-10-10 09:00:46

Philippines draws first crude from Palawan oilfield MANILA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines, the archipelagic state heavily dependent on imported crude oil, on Thursday announced the extraction of oil from a new offshore oilfield in western Palawan region.

2008-08-11 06:00:20

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer website on 4 August [Text of GRP-MILF draft pact on Bangsamoro homeland; for assistance with multimedia elements] The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) herein referred to as the "Parties" to this Agreement.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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