A New Picture of Seismogenesis on the Philippine Fault

As measurements by satellite-borne radars accumulate, it is becoming clear that aseismic slip on faults is more widespread than previously realised. Long time-series of surface displacements measured around faults with these satellites allow to constrain the distribution of such aseismic slip along faults. In turn, these observations enable investigation of the physical properties […]

First Philippine eagle bred in captivity dies

A Philippine eagle named “Pag-asa” (Hope), the first to be hatched and bred in captivity, died from infections just days short of its 29th birthday The first Philippine eagle bred in captivity in an effort to save one of the world’s most endangered birds has died from infections, conservationists said Friday. The raptor named “Pag-asa” […]

Two dead, hundreds flee floods in Philippine storm

People push a half-submerged tricycle through a flooded street in Agusan del Sur province in Mindanao At least two people were killed and hundreds forced to flee their inundated homes in the Philippines as torrential rain triggered flooding and landslides in the storm-battered archipelago, officials said Saturday. Huge waves smashed into a coastal village on […]