National Scientist Gomez, marine conservation advocate, 81
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National Scientist Edgardo Gomez, a pioneer in marine conservation in the Philippines, died on Dec. 1. He was 81. Gomez was a researcher, scientist, conservation advocate and educator in various fields, including invertebrate biology and ecology; giant clam culture and restoration; and coral reef assessment and conservation. He was also recognized for his contributions and research on marine ecosystems, which became the basis for management of conservation programs for the country’s marine resources.
Mateo, J. (2019, December 4). National Scientist Gomez, marine conservation advocate, 81. The Philippine Star, p. 8.
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Marine scientists; Scientific personnel; Marine invertebrates; Biology; Ecology; Clam culture; Coral reef conservation; Research; Marine resources; University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI); De La Salle University (DLSU); St. Mary’s University Minnesota; University of California; American Association for the Advancement of Science; Western Society of Naturalists; World Mariculture Society; National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP); International Society for Reef Studies; United Nations (UN); Department of Science and Technology (DOST); Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science; Philippine Civil Service Commission; National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines; Gomez, Edgardo
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