‘Coral reefs of Asia Pacific’ symposium gathers participants from 30 countries
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Over 500 participants from more than 30 countries are participating in the 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium (APCRS), which started on Monday at the Marco Polo Hotel here. The five-day Symposium is hosted by the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Bureau. With the theme "Coral Reefs of the Asia-Pacific: Working together amidst contemporary challenges," the symposium is part of the celebration of the International Year of the Reef 2018.
Cordova, C. (2018, June 6). ‘Coral reefs of Asia Pacific’ symposium gathers participants from 30 countries. Manila Bulletin, p. 10.
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Coral reefs; Overfishing; Marine parks; Biodiversity; Environmental protection; Protected areas; Environmental legislation; Plastics; Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium (APCRS); University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Aliño, Porfirio; Legarda, Loren; Ang, Put Jr
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