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EDGE Fellow Grace visits ZSL!

Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to visit ZSL London, and it really was a trip worth my while.  Prior to my visit, I was in The Netherlands for a government-sponsored three-week training course.  Since I was already in Europe and near the UK, I was invited to visit ZSL in London to give […]

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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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And the course comes to an end

And the course comes to an end

The first EDGE Coral Reefs training course has been completed, and I gained a lot of information and new knowledge from it. The course participants were from the coral triangle region and the teachers were experts in the field. Dr. Bert Hoeksema, for example, taught us how to identify coral reef development and name new discoveries, as well as the symbiotic role of corals and how they function as a micro […]

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Conservation at the Centre of Marine Biodiversity

Conservation at the Centre of Marine Biodiversity

Diving and learning marine biodiversity and conservation from the experts, in the centre of marine biodiversity is priceless.  And I am grateful to get that chance from the EDGE Coral Reef Training Course.  The training is being held in Hoga Island, Wakatobi, Indonesia.  Wakatobi  is one of Indonesia’s  marine parks  in the Coral Triangle, while Hoga island […]

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