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DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte, Sept. 1 -– The three-day 24th Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon), the biggest annual gathering of businessmen, government and other stakeholders here in the Southern Philippines, will kick off Wednesday in this city.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — US President Barack Obama told an international conference on climate change in Anchorage, Alaska, that the United States recognized its role in creating climate change and "embraces responsibility" to help solve it.

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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

VIGAN CITY, Sept 1 (PNA) — "Inclusive growth plus smart economy equals technological self reliance– and this is the battle cry of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)."

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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

VIGAN CITY, Sept. 1 (PNA) — In line with the country's commitment to APEC initiative on sustainable environment, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) 5 funded project, the Implementation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Practices to Address Land Degradation and Mitigate Effects of Drought, was launched recently in Quezon City.

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MOSCOW, Sept. 1 — Dark matter, that mysterious mass that makes up the bulk of the universe, derives its name from the fact that scientists understand very little about it. But many experts suspect that the mysterious matter may be even more complex than we ever knew.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — Senior U.S. diplomat handling Asian issues Daniel Russel will visit Myanmar, China and Mongolia starting Thursday, the State Department said Monday.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) — A climate advocate is urging the country's youth to increasingly join the fight against climate change, optimistic this sector can help promote discussions and community action on the problem and raise clamor for a new climate agreement in Paris this December.

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90% of seabirds have eaten plastic

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — About 90 percent of the world's seabirds today have consumed some form of plastic, a study estimated Monday.

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MANILA, Sept. 1 — Some 200 representatives from different religious groups, NGOs, academe, youth, and local government units will convene for the 8th regional conference for the Interfaith Dialogue on Climate Change at the Dottie’s Place Hotel, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte on Sept. 3, 2015.

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BERLIN, Sept. 1 — The United Nations' formal negotiations on climate change resumed in Bonn, Germany on Monday, three months before a new deal is to be signed in Paris to guide global efforts to control global warming.

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MANILA, Sept. 1 — A Quezon City-based environmental watchdog group told councilors at a public hearing Tuesday morning to declare the smuggled rubbish from Canada as “basura non grata” in the city's Payatas landfill.

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LONDON, Sept. 1 — To overcome an "emissions gap," an anticipated global deal on climate change should encourage countries to upscale their ambition on carbon emissions reductions every few years, according to a paper published Monday by two British institutes.

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Oceana looks for 'Tañon Strait heroes'

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 1 — Oceana Philippines is calling for the public to nominate deserving individuals who have contributed to protecting Tañon Strait, between the islands of Negros and Cebu.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — World leaders need to take urgent action to address climate change as its impact will spread beyond the Arctic to the rest of the planet, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned at an Arctic summit in Alaska on Monday.

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MOSCOW, Sept. 1 — The possibility of extraterrestrial worlds' existence never ceases to haunt human minds: NASA is preparing to explore two Solar System moons, which scientists say may be inhabited with alien life.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — U.S. President Barack Obama has called on world leaders to reach agreement to make sweeping cuts in carbon, or greenhouse gas emissions to stop global warming in its tracks, in a speech in Anchorage, Alaska.

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'Agham na Ramdam' reaches Region I

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

VIGAN CITY, Sept. 1 (PNA) — 'Agham na Ramdam', the science nation tour of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), reached Region I on Tuesday, with its official opening ceremony held in this city.

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By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Sept 1 (PNA) — The province and city governments of Iloilo and offices of 55 national government agencies (NGAs) based in Iloilo will be the first recipients of the fiber optic cabling project of the Information and Communication Technology Office (ICTO), attached office of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

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PN hosts 2-day WPNS event

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The Philippine Navy (PN)on Tuesday started hosting a hosting a two-day Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Environmental Working Group (EWG).

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By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 31 (PNA)-Nine public schools in Dagupan will soon enjoy free wi-fi connection under the program " Juan, Konek!" to be launched here soon by the Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO).

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