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Ganymede has WiFi. Maybe we can live there. 
A decade ago in 2011, humans launched the Juno spacecraft on a mission to Jupiter. It took the vessel five years to reach the gas giant, which it now circles in a polar orbit. The mission was pretty straightforward: Observe Jupiter’s composition, ...
 
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The dolphins were only recently discovered in the Philippines, but are now vanishing.
For many years, Irrawaddy dolphins were not thought to exist in the Philippines, until a pod was sighted off the coast of Iloilo in 2007, and then in Guimaras in 2010. Then, in 2013, marine biologists were thrilled when a pod of ...
 
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Filipinos helped reforest 75 hectares of forest at Ipo Watershed through GCash. 
Every now and then, GCash users are prompted to check on their “adopted tree” whenever they use the app: “Your forest needs you!” it reads. At first, we actually thought the “forest” was nothing more than a virtual concept peddled for more ...
 
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It's named after the UP College of Medicine. 
A new species of orchid has just been discovered in the Philippines, and it was named after the U.P. College of Medicine. The orchid, named Aerides upcmae, is endemic to Bukidnon. The species was discovered and photographed by Dr. Miguel David De Leon, ...
 
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Masungi Georeserve is under constant threat from various entities.
Masungi Georeserve is an internationally awarded conservation project that is just a day trip away from Manila. Throughout its existence, the reserve has ensured the survival of over 400 species of flora and fauna, protected 60-million-year-old limestone formations, planted 40,000 indigenous trees, ...
 
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It's not plastic straw.
In recent years, people have been refusing single-use plastics at restaurants and groceries because we’ve been told these end up in the ocean and kill marine animals. What they didn’t tell us is that these plastics make up a fraction of the ...
 
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The lights of the fireflies could soon be snuffed out. 
In local folklore, trees that are visited by fireflies or alitaptap are said to be the dwelling place of engkantos. People believed fireflies are servants or pets of these otherworldly beings. In Bicol, the elderly still pass this folklore to younger generations. ...
 
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Most of them appear to be dead.
More pilot whales were found stranded on an Australian coast Wednesday, raising the estimated total to almost 500 in the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the country.Top Story: Are You Poor, Middle Class, or Rich?Authorities had already been working to rescue survivors ...
 
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The species is endemic to the rainforests of central and southern Luzon.
Ten rare doves called Luzon Bleeding Heart, from a threatened species that is endemic to the Philippines, were flown home from Singapore, where scientists helped them battle extinction, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.The 10 are among 60 Luzon Bleeding Hearts at the Jurong Bird Park. Eight years ago, there were ...
 
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The students have a message for Quezon City's leaders.
High school students from Quezon City have something to say to their local government leaders. Some 293 student leaders have released their vision statement detailing their plans for a sustainable future for the largest city in Metro Manila. Students from Balingasa High School, ...
 
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The country’s top celebrity chefs will show off their eco-friendly recipes. 
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines is promoting sustainable food consumption and production while raising funds for its partner communities through a cooking show called Kawali-Kasan: A Sustainable Home Cooking Series.The cookoff series will feature the country’s top celebrity chefs ...
 
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It's the first time this has happened.
Residents in communities around Laguna de Bay were shocked as multiple twisters appeared on the lake just before sunset on May 30. It is the first time such phenomenon happened in the lake.At least five twisters were seen in the photos uploaded ...
 
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The bird has eluded scientists for the last 130 years.
The South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher (Ceyx mindanensis) was first described 130 years ago during the Steere Expedition to the Philippines in 1890.The bird is the tiniest species of forest kingfisher in the Philippines, and is characterized by its striking plumage of metallic ...
 
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He's due to release a powerful film, "David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet."
David Attenborough, the British national treasure and icon for environmentalists, is due to release a "powerful" new film, named David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet.Produced by wildlife charity WWF, his latest offering looks to be more personal than Attenborough's last few outings ...
 
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It took a whopping eight years.
What happens when you're really into snakes and you've got a shit-ton of time on your hands? An emoji snake, that's what.Justin Kobylka spent almost a decade breeding pythons to create a white ball python with yellow smiley emojis on its skin, ...
 
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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is a thing that exists, thank yeezus.
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is exactly what it sounds like: a competition devoted to choosing the funniest wildlife photography of the year. Among the rules of this cutthroat competition: The photograph must "[combine] the best technical excellence with the most amusing content ...
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