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.

Testimonial Ceremony for SESAM Graduates Held

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"Ang mga palamuti ay kayo (you are the ornaments) and the learnings that you gained," Dr. Decibel F. Eslava, Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM), reminded the MS and Ph. D. graduates during their 2015 Testimonial Ceremony.

SESAM first in UPLB to conduct fire drill and safety seminar

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The School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM), in cooperation with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) - Los Baños, held its very first fire drill last July 1, 2015 at the SESAM lecture hall. All SESAM faculty and staff attended this event, as well as the UPLB University Police Force (UPF) and Community Support Brigade (CSB). SESAM is the first unit of the university to conduct such a drill, amidst the call for a better preparation for an earthquake that may happen due to a possible movement of the West Valley Fault System.

Dr. Decibel F. Eslava appointed as new SESAM Dean

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After getting the nod from the UP Board of Regents on May 27, 2015, Dr. Decibel Faustino- Eslava, a geologist, is appointed as the ninth dean of SESAM.

Laguna E-Code Back on Track

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With the renewed interest from the Provincial Government of Laguna, the crafting of Environmental Code resumed and a public forum was held last 22 May 2015 at the New College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS) Auditorium at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. This activity was held in order to solicit comments from the public, most especially from the constituents of Laguna, on the Environment Code being drafted and developed by faculty and staff of SESAM, as commissioned by the Provincial Government of Laguna.