Every June 4-10 of each calendar year, we celebrate the ecological importance and social significance of the Philippine eagle through the Philippine Eagle Week (PEW). Twenty years after Presidential Proclamation No. 79 was signed into law declaring the observance of the PEW, we reflect back on these years of continued collaboration with our fellow champions in Philippine eagle conservation. DENR’s AIM to strengthen public awareness on the significant role of the Philippine Eagle in […]
(Eagle News) — It’s six days to go before the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. For the voting public to be better informed, here are some infographics for the coming elections, particularly data on the registered voters expected to turn out for next Monday’s crucial voting. There are 61.8 million registered voters, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Of this number, 51.45 percent are female (31,816,797 voters) while 48.55 percent are male (30,026,953). Below […]
(Eagle News) — With the recent series of quakes that shook the country, it is better to prepare yourselves and members of your family in the event another strong quake occurs. It is always good to have an emergency communication plan in the home and in the work place. Better to prepare early. -Secure items, such as televisions and objects that hang on walls. Heavy and breakable objects should be placed on low shelves. – […]
With the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology releasing the detailed map of areas affected by the Western and Eastern Valley Fault System, we can now prepare for the eventuality when an earthquake hits! Be prepared and share the knowledge.
This infographic from AFP shows the first photograph of a black hole located in the M87 galaxy in the Virgo constellation, 50 billion lights years from Earth. Sophie Ramis, Sabrina Blanchard, Jonathan Walter / AFP
Illustration showing the different parts of a black hole. VALENTINA BRESCHI, ALAIN BOMMENEL / AFP
(Eagle News) — With the current water shortage being experienced in many parts of Metro Manila and in some areas in Rizal province, people are now more conscious and realize how water is such an important resource. Every living thing needs water to live and grow. About 60% of our body is composed of water. Plants and trees, fruits and vegetables, need water to grow. It is a basic demand of all life. But during […]
It’s National Down Syndrome Consciousness Month! Check out some myths and truths about the syndrome that affects one in every 700 babies in the United States. Research by: Gerome Bonggao Infographics by: Erdy Peletina
(Eagle News) — In the Philippines, cancer remains a national health priority concern. It is the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the country after diseases of the heart and the vascular system, according to the Department of Health. Globally, cancer is the second leading cause of death, and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. The DOH has set […]
On Rizal Day, let us remember the life of no less than our country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. May he always inspire us to do more for our country.