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Dr. Nemesio “Coke” Montaño receives 2013 PCAARRD Pantas Awardee for Most Outstanding Researcher/Scientist
Dr. Nemesio “Coke” Montaño was chosen as this year’s PCAARRD Pantas Awardee for Most Outstanding Researcher/Scientist during the 346th PCAARRD Governing Council Meeting that was held on 3 October 2013. As Pantas awardee, Dr. Montaño will receive a PhP2M research grant, PhP300,000 cash prize and a trophy that will be given during the PCAARRD [...]
Bolinao maintains its position at the forefront of giant clam conservation, thanks to the efforts of newly-elected Mayor Arnold Celeste and the Bolinao Sangguniang Bayan, with eco-tourism as one of their top agenda. About 14,000 cultured Tridacna gigas broodstock are found in ocean nurseries in Bolinao’s municipal waters, these broodstock being used by the UP [...]
The Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines (UP-MSI) was designated by the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) as its Regional Center of Excellence (RCoE) on Coral Reef Research and Marine Protected Areas. A Memorandum of Understanding between PEMSEA and UP-MSI was signed during the opening of [...]
Building on fresh insights from the National MPA Forum, dialogue on the next steps and the roadmap for coral reef conservation was initiated at the National Coral Reef Summit held at the Intercontinental Hotel Manila, Makati City on 15-16 August 2013.
The Summit was convened by the UP Marine Science Institute and the Department of Environment [...]
The Most Outstanding Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Philippines were announced at the 4th Para El MAR: MPA Awards and Recognition held at the Intercontinental Hotel Manila in Makati City on 15 August 2013.
It was convened by the MPA Support Network and its partners, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the UP [...]
Best management practices were featured at the Marine Protected Area (MPA) Forum held at the Intercontinental Hotel Manila, Makati City on 15 August 2013.
The Forum was convened by the MPA Support Network, a diverse group of institutions and individuals seeking to provide support for local MPA initiatives. It was attended by stakeholders from national government [...]
A workshop and training on “DNA BArcoding of Philippine Gracilarioids” was conducted on August 2013 at the Marine Science Institute. The activity was organized by the staff of the Marine Genomics and Molecular Genetics Laboratory (MGMGL) headed by Dr. Arturo O. Lluisma in coordination with the researchers of the Marine Plants Division of the National [...]
The Philippine Coral Reef Resources and Conservation Program funded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) conducted a Coral Reef Restoration Training at the UP-Marine Science Institute Bolinao Marine Laboratory last May 22-31, 2013. The 18 participants were composed of the following representatives: LGU and PENRO Batangas (3), LGU Boracay (2), LGU [...]
The article below was taken from: Outstanding Alumni-2013-Porfirio Miel Aliño-James Cook University http://alumni.jcu.edu.au/OA2013_MielAlino.
Professor Porfirio Miel Aliño is a Professor at the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI)where he heads the Community Ecology Laboratory and is the university’s Deputy Director for Research.
A prolific author, he has written over 100 technical papers with nearly 50 ISI (International Science Index) [...]
“The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) announced the 11 awardees for the Lifetime Distinguished Achievements category in the 2013 UP General Alumni-Faculty Homecoming and Reunion on June 22.
Dr. Rhodora V. Azanza (MS’79; PhD’86), fondly called the “Red Tide Lady,” has made pioneering research on seaweeds and microalgal biology, coastal environment management and seafood [...]