US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.

Science and Environment
Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years
Preliminary figures project that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are up about 2 percent this year, according to an international team of scientists. Most of the increase came from China.
Science and Environment
Asean banks must work for climate action — report

A report by a conservation group said more actions must be done by the ASEAN banking sector to be able to fulfill commitments to climate change and sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the region.

Science and Environment
Climate advocates seek to stop government’s coal dependency

A group of environment and climate protection advocates is seeking an immediate stop to what it described as government’s dependency on the use of coal.

Science and Environment
Carbon dioxide levels surge in 2016

Levels of carbon dioxide (C02) surged at “record-breaking speed” to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency announced.

Science and Environment
Philippines to continue supporting migratory species
‘Metro Cebu’s wildlife sanctuary threatened by urbanization’
Hinatuan Mining’s production sharing agreement renewed
Villar commends Asian scientists for tackling carabao industry problems
‘Carbon majors’ to face CHR climate justice probe
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