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A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will get another ground receiving station to back up its existing Philippine Earth Data Resource Observation (PEDRO) station at the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) in Quezon City.

The Philippines does not lag behind other nations when it comes to robotics – the ability to tinker with various materials and craft these into functional gadgets to perform a variety of tasks without direct human interventions.

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said that P160 million worth of wildlife specimens were confiscated by concerned agencies from July 2010 to August 2017.
             

President Duterte has declared September as Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month to promote awareness of the country’s maritime issues.

The pangolin is one of the most trafficked wildlife species, a  concerned official has said.

With an increased budget for next year, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is poised meet its target to reforest 1.2 million hectares of land until 2022.

Sen. Loren Legarda has asked the Climate Change Commission (CCC) to look into the acute flooding problem in Maguindanao as she sought government action to address the crisis.

The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here warned the public against engaging in illegal hunting of wildlife including migratory birds especially this month, considered as the annual bird migration season in the country.

A local tech startup company has developed a cloud-based, global positioning system (GPS)-equipped passenger information system for the Light Rail Transit Line 2 that can be further developed into a world-class signalling mode for the LRT-1 and the EDSA-bound Metro Rail Transit.

Anton Juan, Philippine theater’s enfant terrible, uses polynomial equations in dance.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started consultations for its plan to draft a blueprint on ecological damage assessment which aims to impose higher fines and penalties against environmental offenders.

Sen. Loren Legarda called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to immediately shut down an estimated 420 open dumps being maintained by local government units across the country.