Conservation advocates in Iloilo honored
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Five individuals and institutions in Iloilo were recently honored here for their efforts in environmental awareness and protection and their achievements in projects supportive of the environment. Recognized as this year's Green Guardian Awardees were Dr. Jurgenne H. Primavera, scientist emeritus with the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC)'s Aquaculture Department, Dr. Rex Sadaba of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UP Visayas), Uswag Calajunan Livelihood Association (UCLA) Inc., Orchard Valley Inc., and the Iloilo-Batiano River Development Council. Primavera and Sadaba were awarded for their advocacy in saving mangroves in Panay and Guimaras Islands.
Yap, T. (2013, August 4). Conservation advocates in Iloilo honored. Manila Bulletin, p. 20.
Nature conservation; Environmental protection; Mangroves; Mangrove conservation; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV); Uswag Calajunan Livelihood Association (UCLA) Inc; Orchard Valley Inc.; Iloilo-Batiano River Development Council; Megaworld Corp.; The Daily Guardian; Primavera, Jurgenne; Sadaba, Rex
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