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A group of activists in the Philippines have rescued a whale shark the size of a forearm, believed to be the smallest offspring of the worldâ€™s largest fish.
According to ornithologists, a rare Philippines quail feared to be extinct was found right before it was headed for the cooking pot.
Global climate change and world oil market trends are hurting tuna fishermen in the Philippines, experts say. In General Santos City, which is considered the country's Tuna Capital, fishermen say their catches are decreasing because of global warming and oil price disturbances, Xinhua, China's state-run news agency, reported Friday. Last year, the local tuna industry saw a slide of 22 percent in its production.
Ornithologists have reported smaller numbers of birds native to the wetlands of the Philippines due to urbanization and growth of agriculture.
Millions of Friendster Users Can Now Send and Receive Money from Family and Friends - An Industry First MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb.
A Black Eyed Peas publicist has confirmed the younger brother of band member Apl.de.ap was fatally shot in the head while sitting in a car in the Philippines. Usmagazine.com said 21-year-old Joven Pineda Deala was slain in the northern town of Porac, Pampanga, as he sat in his car outside his girlfriend's home at 1 a.m.
Over 90 Million Tagalog Speaking Filipinos Globally Can Now Use Friendster To Keep in Touch with Friends and Family MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan.
New Macau and Philippine Casinos choose GPI's RFID technology for Casino Currency Control(R) security, tracking and verification at gaming tables LAS VEGAS, Jan.
Singapore investigators to coordinate 700 patient trial of EGFR targeting antibody for treatment of head and neck cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.
The digital divide between emerging and developed worldwide economies might not be that wide at all.
The carabao (Bubalus bubalis carabanesis) is a subspecies of the domesticated water buffalo. It is also known as kalabaw in the Filipino language and the kerbau in the Malay language. It is native to Guam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and some areas of Southeast Asia. It is often associated with farmers because it is skilled in pulling plows and carts, allowing farmers to grow and transport crops easily. In some areas, it is killed for its meat and hide, and in other areas, it...
The Indomalaya ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. It covers most of South and Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. This area was originally known as the Oriental Region by most scientists (especially biogeographers). Indomalaya extends from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to southern China, and through Indonesia toward Java, Bali, and Borneo. Indomalaya borders Australasia to the east and both are separated by the Wallace Line. Indomalaya...
The Fishing Spider (Thalassius albocinctus) is a species of arachnid found in tropical Asia from India to the Philippines. It gets its name from the habit it has of catching small fish. It is found near water. This spider is easily identifiable by the presence of a black, glossy, broad band and white lateral band that runs along the cephalothorax (conjoined head and thorax) and abdomen. It has long yellow-brown legs. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Handsome Sunbird (Aethopyga bella), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Barred Buttonquail or Common Bustard-Quail (Turnix suscitator), is one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, true quails. This species is resident from India across tropical Asia to south China, Indonesia and the Philippines. In India it is widespread and is found up to 8200 feet in elevation in the Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia and most of Southeast Asia and the Philippines. This typical little quail is rufous-brown above, rusty and...