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Forum on Waste = Resources to Inclusive Circular Economy

July 23, 2018
Senator Cynthia A. Villar (right) talked on zero-waste production and sustainable consumption and production patterns at the  National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) forum called "Waste = R ...

DOST Secretary de la Peña Visits USC Marine Biology Research Station

June 19, 2018
DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña visits the Marine Biology Research Station of the University of San Carlos in Maribago, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu on June 18, 2018. DOST Secretary de la Peña urged USC ...

DOST-NCR helps clean up creek, empower Taguig area

April 30, 2018
In Photo: Representatives from partner agencies clean up Conga Creek. The Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) recently collaborated with the local government of ...

DLSU prof bags P1-M DOST environmental study grant

April 24, 2018
MANILA -- A professor at the De La Salle University is set to receive a PHP1-million grant from the Department of Science and Technology under the program DOST Secretary's Grant for Environment. ...

DOST-NCR helps clean up creek, empower Taguig community

April 20, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) recently collaborated with the local government of Taguig City and other government agencies to help clean up the Conga Cree ...

2 new projects to address 'cocolisap' problem in Zambo

March 25, 2018
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna—With the ongoing coconut scale insect (CSI), commonly known as cocolisap, infestation affecting areas of Zamboanga region, key experts met to polish targets and strategies of ...

DOST backs DENR's development of environment friendly enterprises

February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1) through its Regional Director, Dr. Armando Q. Ganal (3rd from right) recently tied up with the Department of Environment and Natural Resour ...

DOST-NCR signs MOA for Adopt an Estero Water Body Program

February 02, 2018
1 February 2018 -- Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III sealed a collaborative agreement with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau, National Capita ...

DENR seeks more multi-sectoral action to attain zero waste

January 25, 2018
MANILA -- The government is seeking further multisectoral action for zero waste in the country, which the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) said generates over 10 million tons of ...

DOST's Cavite Water & Wastewater Lab passes DENR-EMB audit

January 22, 2018
 Technical experts from DENR-EMB audit the related documents of DOST CALABARZON's Cavite Water and Wastewater Testing Laboratory (CWWTL), January 19. TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite—In order to en ...

NRCP research to rehab mined-out areas in Marinduque shows successful results

December 06, 2017
Lead researcher Nelly S. Aggangan in the project site in Mogpog, Marinduque. Part of the 32-hectare mined dumpsite in Mogpog, Marinduque shows positive signs of recovery after trees started to grow i ...

Experts find 12 new species of Philippine lichens

October 05, 2017
Local experts recently found 12 new species of lichens living in Philippine mountains. This finding was documented in the study "Philippine Species of Parmotrema (Ascomycota, Parmeliaceae)" published ...

PHL team wins Japanese excellence award for developing agri supplement

October 02, 2017
In Photo: Dr. Lucile Abad (left, front row), who heads the Plant Food Supplement (PFS) project at the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI), demonstrates the electron-beam applications for ra ...

September is maritime awareness month

September 21, 2017
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has declared September as Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month to promote awareness of the country's maritime issues. The declaration is contained ...

Philippine corals in poor condition - DOST

September 01, 2017
MANILA, Philippines - A preliminary study on the condition of corals in the Philippines showed that a majority of them are in poor or fair condition, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) sa ...

Marine bio experts wage solutions to protect corals

August 30, 2017
(From left) Dr. Wilfredo Roehl Y. Licuanan, Dr. Patrick C. Cabaitan, Dr. Cesar L. Villanoy, Dr. Hildie Maria E. Nacorda and  Mari-Ann M. Acedera, director of DOST-PCAARRD's Marine Resources Div ...

PAGASA raises yellow rainfall warning alert in Metro Manila

August 22, 2017
Weather bureau PAGASA on Tuesday morning issued a heavy rainfall warning for Metro Manila as Tropical Storm Isang continue to enhance the southwest monsoon. PAGASA raised the yellow warning level a ...

Dr. Angel Alcala is PHL's biodiversity hero

August 13, 2017
In Photo: Dr. Angel Alcala, Philippine National Scientist and former environment secretary, receives the Asean Biodiversity Heroes recognition from the Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), which awa ...

PLANTING A GREEN FUTURE: PTRI PARTICIPATES IN ANNUAL CLEAN AND GREEN PROGRAM

August 07, 2017
TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) participated in the annual Clean and Green planting program, with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and the City ...

THE CLIMATE SHIFT: WARMING TO WARNING

August 02, 2017
Polar ice caps in Antartic are said to be formed some 33.6 years ago (Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences) (www.topnews.ea) Several million years ago, the earth had undergone natural climate phase ...

DOST-FPRDI wood ID team supports preservation of century-old building in Iloilo City

July 26, 2017
Facade of the century-old Commission on Audit (COA) Building in Iloilo City. For. Mario DR. Ramos examines and identifies the wood used for a stair step us ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Philippines forestry: Who's to blame for the mess?

July 13, 2017
  Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority administrator and chief executive officer Wilma Eisma prepares to plant a narra seedling and lead employees during the Arbor Day tree-planting activity ...

DOST-PCAARRD celebrates its 6th

July 05, 2017
IN 1972, the Philippine Council for Agricultural Research (PCAR) was established as one of the sectoral councils under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). PCAR changed to PCARR in 1975-- ...

Low chance for mid-2017 El Niño onslaught: PAGASA

June 17, 2017
MANILA, June 17 -- There's still no possibility for the drought-driving El Niño phenomenon to recur soon, the state weather bureau, PAGASA, has said. Some international climate models say El Niño may ...

PHL works on climate adaptation plan

June 13, 2017
MANILA, June 13 -- Foreign and local experts are in Metro Manila to share experiences, best practices and ideas that'll help the Philippines develop its national adaptation plan (NAP) for better enabl ...

NASA's Pinoy scientist to deliver climate change lecture in PH confab

June 13, 2017
Dr. Josefino "Joey" C. Comiso, a Filipino emeritus scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US, is coming to Manila to deliver a lecturer on climate change. Dr. ...

Jomaligins and Patnanunganins of Quezon embrace support given by DOST

May 12, 2017
As of present, the Philippines is known as one of the places in the world with the best beaches. Ranging from black, brown, golden, off-white, and white sand, all of them are available in various loca ...

DOST-PCAARRD funds project to address growth of invasive tree species

May 11, 2017
Paper mulberry tree (Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Herit ex Vent) on the roadside going to Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna (Image credit: Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, Forestry and Environment Rese ...

DOST chief urges for more research on fishery resources, Benham Rise

May 10, 2017
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña asked researchers to do more scientific studies on high potential fishery resources like seaweeds and Benham Rise, also kn ...

PH biodiversity paves way for revitalized drug development in the country

May 04, 2017
Philippine biodiversity offers potential leads for the development of pharmaceutical medicines, according to an outstanding researcher recently awarded by the Department of Science and Technology - Na ...



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" Besides inventing the banana vinegar, Maria Carlita Rex-Doran also produced an ampalaya (bittermelon) concoction for diabetes mellitus and HIV infection. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conferred on her the Gold Medal in 1989, four years after another Filipina inventor, Olympia Gonzales, achieved the same award. "

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