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Species-saving Galapagos giant tortoise Diego can take a rest

Jan 11, 2020 - 9:40 AM

Park rangers believe Diego is responsible for being the patriarch of at least 40% of the 2,000-tortoise population

DIEGO'S DUTY DONE. Diego, a tortoise of the endangered Chelonoidis hoodensis subspecies from Espanola Island, is seen in a breeding centre at the Galapagos National Park on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos archipelago on February 27, 2019. File photo by Rodrigo Buendia/AFP

Breed okra, capture $100M Japanese market

Jul 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Market for okra and edamame soybean is expanding overseas

HEALTHY INVESTMENT. The planned breeding of high value crops— okra and edamame – for the Japanese market is the top priority of the PCCI-IPB partnership

China giant panda gives birth to twins

Jun 22, 2016 - 11:05 PM

The two cubs both female are the first twins of the critically endangered species this year

This handout photo taken on June 20, 2016 and released by the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding on June 22, 2016 shows a keeper feeding one of two newborn giant panda twins at the research base's facility in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan Province. A giant panda gave birth to twins on June 20 in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, the first twins this year anywhere in the world, according to the breeding base. / AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE

LOOK: Rare rhino born in Indonesia takes breed one step away from extinction

May 13, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Births of Sumatran rhinos in captivity are rare The birth was only the fifth of a Sumatran rhino in a breeding facility

BABY RHINO. This handout photo from International Rhino Foundation taken on May 12, 2016 shows a female rhino named Ratu (L) with her calf (R) born on May 12 at their sanctuary in Lampung. AFP PHOTO / International Rhino Foundation (IRF) / STEPHEN BELCHER

Kidlat Tahimik protests Cinemalaya scrapping of New Breed category

Apr 06, 2015 - 12:08 PM

He is returning his Gawad Balanghay award to urge the decision makers to rethink their policies

File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

The irresponsibility of rabbits

Jan 27, 2015 - 2:09 PM

His is the smiling face under the dripping cowl of a yellow raincoat preaching mercy and compassion but little of either is shown for the women who are blamed for breeding like rabbits in a church that bans artificial contraception

Recap in photos: Cinemalaya 2014 Awards Night

Aug 11, 2014 - 3:32 PM

Nora Aunor s big victory the uploading controversy addressed stars and filmmakers react to their wins

Movie reviews: All 10 Cinemalaya 'New Breed' 2014 films

Aug 08, 2014 - 5:50 PM

A dangerous croc rowdy millennials the chaotic world of underground street fighting – all of these and more figure in this year s Cinemalaya lineup New Breed category

Cinemalaya 2014: The 15 entries, what to watch

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Rappler s movie reviewer Zig Marasigan rounds up the entries from Cinemalaya 2014

Rice 'app' saves flooded farms

May 28, 2014 - 3:31 PM

Through climate smart varieties a scientist says rice will be the entry point to escape from poverty

FARMERS' LOSSES. Agricultural workers lose crops and income due to extreme weather brought about by climate change. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

British queen's beloved corgis 'becoming endangered'

Nov 07, 2013 - 10:10 AM

With just 241 Pembroke Welsh Corgis registered in Britain this year the breed may be classed as a vulnerable native breed by January

POOCH POLITICS. Could British politics be the reason why Pembroke Welsh Corgis will soon be classified as 'vulnerable native breed'?

'Sana Dati,' 'Transit' lead Cinemalaya winners

Aug 05, 2013 - 12:54 PM

Vilma Santos the other big winner as Best Actress for Ekstra

ACTING SHOWCASE. 'Transit' cast gets certificate of recognition. Photo from the film's Facebook page

'Giant panda channel' coming to web - Xinhua

Jul 28, 2013 - 7:41 PM

The Giant panda channel will start broadcasts from August of pandas in Sichuan province the official Xinhua news agency reported

In this file photo, a panda sits in a pen at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in the Wolong Nature Reserve in China's southwestern Sichuan province on March 22, 2006. Photo by AFP/Liu Jin

Docu on love and migration opens Cinemalaya

Jul 27, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Jazz in Love is not just about a gay love story It s about love says filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama

ALL ABOUT LOVE. Villarama's docu, she says, isn't just about a gay relationship. Poster from Voyage Film Studios

Rain, traffic and thoughts of dogs

Jun 23, 2013 - 9:32 PM

The good side of the terrible traffic jam I got stuck in last week is that it gave me time to think about dogs Yes I think about my pets all the time — and that is always a good thing

BARK IF YOU LOVE ME. Getting stuck in traffic gave this writer the chance to think of dogs. What else? :)

#RapplerPets: Bred for success

Feb 10, 2013 - 1:15 PM

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated

ANIMAL-LOVING SENATOR. Now the US President, Barack Obama gave his word to only rescue -- not buy -- dogs. Screen grab from YouTube (janaandBaby)

As demand for paper rises, DOST looks at other sources

Jun 07, 2012 - 11:13 AM

With eco friendly packaging in mind the department s Forest Product Research and Development Institute is looking for better ways of producing paper based packaging

Another rare raptor bred, hatched in captivity

Apr 16, 2012 - 6:14 PM

The Philippine Eagle Foundation marks another first in its history with the hatching of a rare bird of prey in captivity the Pinsker s Hawk Eagle

pinker hawk eagle