Dr. Sev Salmo was one of the speakers on a 𝗪𝗲𝗯𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗘𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘀 last Jun 24, 2022 organized by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). His talk entitled “Blue Carbon in the Philippines: Status, Needs, and (“Missed”) Opportunities” discussed the importance of blue carbon ecosystems and the challenges in conserving these critical ecosystems.
Together with Dr. Sev as resource speakers were Dir. Natural of ANRES-NEDA (represented by Mr. Julius Casabal, Chief Economic Development Specialist during the Q&A forum) and Academician Primavera, a member of Biological Sciences Division of NAST Philippines. Atty. Ramos and Dr. De Los Angeles acted as reactors. This webinar was moderated by Academician Marie Antonette Antonio-Meñez.
Dir. Nieva T. Natural, Director of the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Staff (ANRES) at the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), discussed the oversight of agriculture and fisheries sectors and matters about the environment and natural resources; and Acd. Jurgenne H. Primavera, a member of Biological Sciences Division of NAST Philippines, discussed coastal success stories rooted in effective local governance.