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DA cites role of healthy soils in food security

May 25, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The Department of Agriculture leads the launch of International Year of Soils 2015

DA cites role of healthy soils in food security

Fault-finders, storm-chasers: Hazard mapping in the PH

Mar 15, 2015 - 10:05 PM

The Philippines is the 3rd most disaster-prone country in the world, making hazard maps a necessity for Filipinos

Fault-finders, storm-chasers: Hazard mapping in the PH

Social media: Critical for disaster managers

Feb 19, 2015 - 7:05 PM

'Let us make use of social media’s power to reach out to both responders and victims of disasters faster than any other means might have offered. Above all, let us make use of social media to save lives!'

Social media: Critical for disaster managers

Lessons from Guinsaugon: How do landslides happen?

Feb 17, 2015 - 7:00 AM

(UPDATED) The landslide that buried the village of Guinsaugon in Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte could not have been prevented. But understanding the science behind landslides and using the knowledge for planning and coordinating community action, could prevent loss of lives in the future

Lessons from Guinsaugon: How do landslides happen?

9 years after the landslide, how is Guinsaugon?

Feb 15, 2015 - 9:36 AM

Survivors of the mudslide have moved on. But rebuilding in an area that is highly vulnerable to natural hazards remains a challenge

9 years after the landslide, how is Guinsaugon?

Rappler Talk: Global trends in 2015

Jan 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

Rappler talks to strategic thinker Parag Khanna, managing director of Singapore-based Hybrid Reality

Rappler Talk: Global trends in 2015

Yolanda a year after: Few LGUs asking for multi-hazard maps

Oct 28, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Few local government units taking advantage of scientific data on disaster-preparedness could undermine the government's goal of building back better after Yolanda

Yolanda a year after: Few LGUs asking for multi-hazard maps

Why your favorite song takes you down memory lane

Aug 29, 2014 - 8:53 AM

Listening to a favorite song boosts activity in the adjoining hippocampus, a region responsible for memory and socially-linked emotions

Why your favorite song takes you down memory lane

Google buys satellite imaging firm for $500M

Jun 11, 2014 - 6:27 PM

The acquisition aims to improve the Internet giant’s mapping and other geospatial data-based services

Google buys satellite imaging firm for $500M

NPA: Captured forest workers operated drones

Jun 02, 2014 - 11:27 AM

The communist group cites 'culpable violation of the policy of the People's Democratic Government for bringing in of surveillance gadgets'

NPA: Captured forest workers operated drones

DOST to map ARMM for hazard-prone areas

Apr 29, 2014 - 6:46 PM

A plane carrying laser scanners will fly over Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi starting August to determine what areas are prone to flooding and other natural hazards

DOST to map ARMM for hazard-prone areas

Crimea faces gray-area status in Nat Geo maps

Mar 20, 2014 - 9:53 PM

'When a region is contested, it is our policy to reflect that status in our maps,' the National Geographic Society says

Crimea faces gray-area status in Nat Geo maps

Google launches Street View, cars photograph PH streets

Jan 28, 2014 - 3:17 PM

Google launches Street View in the Philippines in partnership with the Department of Tourism

Google launches Street View, cars photograph PH streets

Leyte reconstruction: MGB maps 'no build zones'

Nov 24, 2013 - 10:15 AM

A team of geologists will be sent to Leyte to map where developments are threatened by landslides, flooding, or storm surges

Leyte reconstruction: MGB maps 'no build zones'

Philippine hazard maps online

Nov 15, 2013 - 2:18 PM

This page includes hazard maps produced under the READY Project and other recent efforts to map hazards in the country

Philippine hazard maps online

#YolandaPH: Help map critical reports for Project Agos

Nov 08, 2013 - 12:51 PM

Volunteer mappers are needed to keep track of critical information on Typhoon Yolanda

#YolandaPH: Help map critical reports for Project Agos

Esri makes geographical horror map

Oct 31, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Learn more about where some of the best horror movies took place

Esri makes geographical horror map

#TalkThursday: Risk mapping Metro Manila

Oct 19, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Rappler talks to Dr. John Schneider - a geoscientist from Australia and the main consultant for gathering the data for the risk maps

#TalkThursday: Risk mapping Metro Manila

Gov't geologists to map Bohol sinkholes

Oct 18, 2013 - 6:47 PM

The results of the mapping will be the local government units' reference in issuing warnings to residents, says Mines and Geoscience Bureau's Leo Jasareno

Gov't geologists to map Bohol sinkholes

PH+SocialGood Summit: Disaster risk reduction

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:06 PM

Experts, government officials, and volunteers come together to discuss disaster risk reduction and preparedness in PH+SocialGood Summit

PH+SocialGood Summit: Disaster risk reduction

Social Media in disasters: Info as important as food, shelter

Sep 21, 2013 - 3:05 PM

'People use social media to communicate during crisis,' Patrick Meier of Digital Humanitarians tells the 2013 Social Good Summit. Accurate and real-time information are on demand

Social Media in disasters: Info as important as food, shelter

SONA, science, screens: Disaster preparedness 101

Jul 25, 2013 - 11:00 AM

A video produced by Sen Loren Legarda and Director Brillante Mendoza shows the how-to of disaster preparedness

SONA, science, screens: Disaster preparedness 101

Obama launches brain mapping initiative

Apr 02, 2013 - 11:04 PM

US President Barack Obama announces a $100 million project to map the intricate inner mysteries of the human brain, targeting cures for diseases like Alzheimer's

Obama launches brain mapping initiative

Is PH ready for liftoff?

Feb 28, 2013 - 10:05 AM

Is the Philippines ready and capable to have its own space program?

Is PH ready for liftoff?

Schools, parks, and gulags: Google unveils detailed North Korea map

Jan 29, 2013 - 3:13 PM

The Google version offers a detailed map of the isolated state, showing hospitals, subway stops and schools - even sprawling re-education camps

Schools, parks, and gulags: Google unveils detailed North Korea map

US ship in Tubbataha 'flooded'

Jan 22, 2013 - 1:02 PM

'Most of the starboard hull is in contact with the coral,' says a US Navy publication

US ship in Tubbataha 'flooded'

US Navy to probe faulty charts in Tubbataha

Jan 19, 2013 - 6:55 PM

Preliminary findings indicate that 'inaccurate navigation data' may have been a factor in the crash

US Navy to probe faulty charts in Tubbataha

DREAM LiDAR project to aid in disaster management

Nov 25, 2012 - 5:02 PM

The DOST's DREAM program celebrates the launch of its LiDAR mapping initiative

DREAM LiDAR project to aid in disaster management

Moving forward: Planning for floods through online maps

Dec 29, 2011 - 3:27 PM

Nababaha.com merges reports from ordinary citizens with scientific flood simulation data based on the unprecedented rainfall dumped by Ondoy.

Geohazard mapping and the Guinsaugon landslide

Mar 27, 2006 - 8:19 PM

Unlike typhoons and volcanic eruption, there is no telling when geohazards will strike