Research

Citizen Scientists: All for One and One for All

Become a citizen scientist! Learn more about events being conducted around the world to gain more biodiversity documentation in different areas with the help of the public, researchers and scientists.

Unwinding DNA Replication and Gender Norms

You might have heard of the name “Okazaki” in one of your biology classes. Does “Okazaki fragments” sound familiar? Well, we have Dr. Tsuneko Okazaki and Dr. Reiji Okazaki to thank for discovering these essential biological fragments.

A Woman in a Man’s World

Research is a fundamental part of advancing existing technology. Without this, much of what we know and use today would not exist. In a man’s world, there is one woman that was able to change the tides of the medical community at large: Tu Youyou.

Wildlife Crossings: Bridging the Gap between Wildlife and Public

Wildlife crossing combined with fencing that guides animals under or over highways reduce around 85 to 95 percent of collisions. It was first conceptualized and developed in France during the 1950s and was later adapted in the Netherlands where more than 600 crossings have since been constructed.

A Journey in the Wild and What Happens After

Wildlife tourism allows us to view and interact with nature in all its majesty, but it has consequences we need to consider. As much as we want to experience the world, it is still our duty to preserve it.

A Peek at the Life of a Beetle

While there are many insects that may be utilized as bioindicators, there is one group that serves as excellent indicators of the health of a terrestrial ecosystem. This is the group Coleoptera where one can find many species of beetles.

When Disaster Strikes: The Early Warning System

Early Warning Systems should be able to effectively distribute messages and warnings and facilitate the public’s education and awareness of risks to ensure that they are constantly prepared for it.

When wastes turns to food: Spirulina as your Superman and Aquaman

“Food fish such as tilapia that are fed with spirulina would have better growth and fillet quality and are deemed “healthier”. “You are what you eat.” When you eat healthier and good quality food fish, then you would also expect to obtain, digest, and absorb high quality (and quantity) nutrients from the fish.”

Lives for sale: Value of animal trade at the expense of PH wildlife

At present, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) states that the Philippines remains as “a consumer, source, and transit point for illegal wildlife trade,” wherein its market value, ecological value, poaching damages, and tourism revenue loss amount to approximately Php 50 billion per year.