Benham Benthos Team Presents Expedition Results in a National Conference

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UPLB Benham Benthos Team at PAMS13 (L-R): Saul Rojas, Prof. Owen Nacorda, Dr. Hildie Nacorda, Dr. Ana Lantican, Kim Tangkilan, Kristyl Pardo, and Gill Salgado. (Saul and Dr. Ana on microbes, Prof. Owen and Kim on benthic algae, Krystil on sponges, Dr. Hildie on interstital fauna, and Gill on Benham knowledge products. Engr. Aaron Hilomen (third to the left) is drawn to provide a Sea Torpedo tool in documenting the Benham Bank's underwater features)

General Santos City, South Cotabato – Proponents of the Benham Benthos research project of SESAM presented biodiversity papers during the 13th National Symposium of the Philippine Association of Marine Science (PAMS) held last October 22-24, 2015 at the Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City. The event had the theme "Moving towards Resilient Marine Ecosystems."


Filipino NASA Scientist Lectures about Climate Change

Balik Scientist. Dr. Josefino Comiso, NASA senior research scientist discussed Climate Change and Typhoon Haiyan.

The School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Los Baños Climate Risk Studies Center (UPLB CRSC), held its 7th Green Seminar Series entitled "Cryosphere Chapter of the IPCC WG1 Report – Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis" last 16 October 2015 at the SESAM Lecture Hall.

SESAM Holds Alumni Homecoming and Symposium 2015

Outstanding Alumni 2015. Drs. Resurreccion Sadaba and Adelaida Calpe addresses questions during the open forum of the SESAM Loyalty Day Symposium.

In line with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) celebration of its 97th Loyalty Day last October 10, 2015, the School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM), along with its Alumni Association held its Alumni Homecoming and Symposium with the Theme "Environmental Leaders: Making Choices That Matter."


SESAM’s 6th Green Seminar Series- Climate Scenarios: Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP)


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We are responsible for the kind of world our future generation will live in. No matter what we do, even if we stop all our CO2 emissions now, it is inevitable that our planet will get warmer since there are still residual emissions left caused by the industrialization from the past decades.

Working towards Climate-Smart Farmers

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July 15 - "You don't just accept the reality, and the geographical situation of Dumangas," Hon. Rolando Distura said during the orientation-workshop on Climate Field School (CFS).


University of Texas Hydrologist Lectures on Groundwater Researches

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The School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM) co-hosted with the UPLB Environmental Science Society invited Dr. Meinhard Bayani Cardenas, an Associate Professor and William T. Stokes Centennial Teaching Fellow from the Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin for the 34th Talakayan Series for Environment and Development (TSED). Dr. Cardenas' lecture entitled "Devastation of aquifers from super typhoon Haiyan's storm surge and Taking stock of Earth's groundwater and its renewability" was held last 13 July 2015 at the SESAM Lecture Hall.