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Iligan yellow corn farmers advance into entrepreneurship

On the 25th year of Hindang Banana Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (Hindang MPC), its members crossed a milestone by enriching what they already knew about corn production. The 35 farmers, who were among those affected by the Marawi siege, completed a training session on land preparation for crop utilization, crop management, and yield improvement presented by Aboitiz Foundation and Pilmico.

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How climate drives the weather patterns

By definition, climate refers to the varying aspects of the atmosphere-hydrosphere-land surface system. The concept of climate is being characterized in terms of suitable averages of the climate system over periods of a month or more, taking into consideration the variability in time of these average quantities.

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Solstice: The Astronomical Phenomena

Time and again, mankind has been fascinated by the beauty and grandeur of the sun, while others are baffled by the sun’s endless rays that reach the Earth’s surface. The sun’s constant warmth has resulted in the abundance of life forms and mankind’s endless pursuit of advances in technology and innovation. The sun also causes changes in seasons – a very important aspect of life as we know it.

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Is it safe to fly in bad weather?

Technological advances in the past century have really made flying a preferred a way to travel long distances — whether it be day or night, even in rain or sunshine. But have you ever experienced a really rough ride, one that, maybe, made you stop and wonder, is it really safe to fly in poor weather?

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The known unknowns of amihan

People soaked into the cold of January when temperatures plummeted into the mid-teens in the highlands of Benguet, Ifugao, and the Mountain Province for days. While the chilly mornings brought a welcome respite for most city dwellers in Luzon and Visayas, low temperatures also increased susceptibility to highly communicable illnesses such as colds and flu.

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So, how do we name Tropical Cyclones?

“Tropical cyclones are a fact of life. Time and again, like the ebb and flow of water, people have to adapt with its ever-changing ferocity and numbers.” In this #WeatherWiser feature, WeatherPhilippines walks us through the basics of tropical cyclone naming.

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How the Philippines fares in a natural catastrophe

Its tourism potential continuously growing in combination with stellar economic performance in recent years has made the Philippines an attractive haven for investors. Economic reforms have been introduced to reinforce its slate for continued growth, which somewhat insulates us from the effects of overseas market hostilities and natural disasters we incur every year.