Rappler's latest stories on conservation
Tourism, climate change and good fortune all weigh on the future of the loggerhead turtle population, which the International Union for Conservation of Nature lists as vulnerable
Heritage advocate and Intramuros senior tourism operations officer Jeffrey Yap recalls meeting and working with Carlos Celdran
The new policy comes over complaints that advertisers might be able to deceptively modify the content in news stories shared on the huge social network
Caught for traditional Chinese medicine and dubbed the most illegally-trafficked mammals on Earth, pangolins are global icons of how animals face extinction via the illegal wildlife trade
The status of seagrass in the Philippines remains widely unknown, although their importance both for food security and mitigating the impacts of climate change have been acknowledged
Eggs are harvested from Najin, 30, and daughter Fatu, 19, the last two northern white rhinos left on the planet
Here are some of the initial reactions from home and abroad to Boris Johnson's victory
The former London mayor easily beats his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a vote of members of the governing Conservative party
Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is the favorite in the race, battling Britain's current top diplomat, Jeremy Hunt
'A new prime minister needs the legitimacy of having made his arguments publicly and having them subjected to scrutiny,' says Jeremy Hunt
The outcome of the Conservative party leadership battle could determine under what conditions Britain leaves the European Union. Brexit is currently scheduled for October 31.
Boris Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite but has not appeared in public for weeks, a tactic that has helped the politician best known for his gaffes, jokes and anecdotes to stay on message
(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union
The launch video follows Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, promising voters that he will take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 'deal or no deal' if he becomes prime minister
This is not the first time that locals have observed motorboat propeller injuries on sea turtles
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives loses control of several local authorities and hundreds of seats – but the main opposition Labour party also loses ground
Ahead of the release of a landmark UN report on the state of Earth's biodiversity, here are some successes and failures in conservation efforts
(UPDATED) These rangers have devoted their lives to protecting the tamaraws despite lack of tenure, lack of proper tools and gear, and the dangers that come with the job
Authors of a new study 'predict glacier extinction by 2100 under a high emission scenario in 21 of the 46 natural World Heritage sites where glaciers are currently found'
The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change
The DENR Calabarzon says selling and catching of tawilis is prohibited during the closed season
(UPDATED) The unprecedented measure passes by a 329-302 margin and sees 3 junior ministers quit the government to vote against the premier
Guimaras, a place highly dependent on marine and coastal resources, is the perfect site to investigate and demonstrate how much seagrasses contribute to fisheries in coastal communities
Seventeen of 58 species evaluated are classified as facing extinction, says the Shark Specialist Group of the International Union for the Conservation
Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson urges Prime Minister Theresa May to use the EU summit to wring more concessions out of the bloc before risking a third vote
(UPDATED) 'We believe in the American dream, not in the socialist nightmare,' says United States President Donald Trump
With exactly two months to go until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29, Theresa May is going to attempt to change the agreement she herself negotiated
The canned goods brand also says it has 'depletion plans' for affected stocks of its San Marino Premium Tawilis product, like donating it to charitable institutions
Philippine researchers estimate that harvest has declined by about 49% over the past 10 years
British Prime Minister Theresa May must now navigate the Brexit agreement through a divided chamber in which she holds the slimmest working majority – and where lawmakers oppose it on all sides
The local conservation project protects a geological heritage comprising the Masungi karst landscape and its rich biodiversity in Baras, Rizal
'Releasing balloons into the air is no laughing matter, especially for marine animals who bear the brunt of this wasteful practice,' says zero waste campaigner Daniel Alejandre
The agreement seeks to restore, conserve, and protect the Visayan Sea's marine biodiversity
Some 300 reef balls out of a targeted 1,000 are scattered to hasten the coral regeneration in Masbate's Colorada Marine Protected Area
Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation. So how did all of them end up dead?
'The genome has allowed us to understand the koala immune genes in detail for the first time,' says a co-author of the study
June 8 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate our shared oceans and their importance in everyday life. How much love and care have we given Manila Bay?
The World Heritage-listed site is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change
'Two decorative pillars collapsed last night amid high-velocity winds. One of the pillars stood at the royal gate, and the other at the southern gate,' says an official from the Archaeological Survey of India
A fleet of five whalers set sail for the Southern Ocean in November, as Tokyo pursues its "research whaling" in defiance of global criticism
The Vigan Conservation Complex has a booth for ‘pasyon’ sing-along, except it’s open only on request. Still, the city continues with its century-old Holy Week traditions.
Theoretically, the death of the last male northern white rhino, named Sudan, assures the extinction of this subspecies of rhino
'These charges must be dropped immediately,' says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim
Jeremy Corbyn: 'Labour would seek to negotiate a new comprehensive UK-EU customs union to ensure that there are no tariffs with Europe'
The 14-time NBA all-star responds to comments by Fox News presenter Laura Ingraham who said sports stars should stay out of politics, claiming James should "shut up and dribble"
Marine scientist Dr. Daniel Pauly says that their report has shown that the catch of fisheries across the globe is not only much higher than what is being reported by FAO – it has also been declining in the past two decades.
The defeat is a blow to Theresa May the day before EU leaders gather in Brussels to approve the terms of an interim Brexit deal struck last week after months of negotiation
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
In the 15 months before an alligator dragged two-year-old Lane Graves underwater on June 14, 2016, 45 of the reptiles were captured on Disney property