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EDGE Coral Fellow Ditto Visits London

Ditto dela Rosa is our EDGE Corals Fellow, who works with local governments, academia, community-based organizations and NGOs in the Philippines. One of his projects is ‘Conservation of Mushroom Coral in the Polillo Islands‘, which will act as a flagship for broader coral and marine conservation action. I’m temporarily working at the Conservation Programme office […]

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Introducing EDGE Fellow Gregorio E. dela Rosa, Jr (Ditto)

I’m Gregorio E. dela Rosa, Jr. but people usually refer to me as Ditto. I have been working as a research specialist for Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Nature since 2006. Haribon Foundation is the oldest biodiversity conservation organization in the Philippines, established in 1972. The name ‘Haribon’ comes from the Filipino words Haring […]

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Reefs after the earthquake: A snapshot of the Danajon Bank

Former EDGE fellow Ditto dela Rosa describes the recent work surveying marine habitats following last years earthquake. We have just completed the underwater surveys in Danajon Bank, with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Philippines’ biologists – Angelie Nellas, Myrtle Arias, Hazel Panes, Edwin Dumalagan, along with their local assistants – Eduard Alivo, Darwin Bananola, Dexter […]

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Coral reef threats: Climate Change

Global temperature variation, both warming and cooling, has occurred naturally throughout Earth’s history. We know this as we have employed a number of techniques, such as analysis of ice cores, to collect in-depth data on temperature variation and atmospheric gas compositions over extended timescales. Such analyses have told us that carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are strongly correlated […]

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I’m leaving on a jetplane, don’t know when I’ll be back again

I’m leaving on a jetplane, don’t know when I’ll be back again

Time flies. 3 weeks seems like just 3 days ago. We were transferred to the bigger boat by Papalo, the same boat that took us diving for 3 weeks. It’s a heavy feeling to wave goodbye to Hoga and Dave, Pippa, Sarah, Andy and all the staffs and students in Oppwall. It was really a […]

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