Filipino wins int'l award for work with mangroves
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Filipino research scientist Jurgenne Honculada Primavera has won a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation, the worlds most prestigious award in marine conservation for her work in preserving and restoring mangroves in the country. As one of five Pew Fellows in the field, she will receive $150,000 for a three-year project and become part of the world's premier network for ocean science and conservation. "Dr. Primavera's work to preserve and restore mangroves is essential to maintaining the overall health of coastal areas, and she fills an important niche within the growing conservation legacy of Pew Fellows," said Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School and Pew Fellow herself.
Filipino wins int'l award for work with mangroves. (2005, March 9). Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A6.
Mangroves; Scientific personnel; Mangrove conservation; Shrimp culture; Sustainable aquaculture; Environmental protection; Aquaculture; Pew Institute for Ocean Science; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Stockholm University; Swedish Royal Academy on Agriculture and Forestry; Pikitch, Ellen; Primavera, Jurgenne H.