Thomasian environmental science studies presented at ACES 2023

In a gathering of the country’s top environmental scientists, Thomasian representatives from the College of Science, the Graduate School, and the Research Center for the Natural and Applied Sciences actively participated during the 11th Annual International Conference on Environmental Science (ACES) held from November 8 to 10, 2023 at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), Iligan City. With the theme “Environmental Justice and Peace: Environmental Science as a Catalyst for Change and Innovations”, the conference exchanged ideas and shared research, highlighting the pivotal role of the environmental sciences to foster environmental justice and peacebuilding.

From innovative solutions to bold discoveries in the realm of conservation and sustainability, these researchers discussed ways to address pressing issues with regard to the environment. The UST researchers showcased their findings on different environmental science subfields through 8 oral and 7 poster presentations.

At the end of the event, the study titled “First records of protosteloid amoebae in the Philippines: Hidden treasures of the coastal ecosystem of San Fernando City, La Union” by Christian Elmarc Ocenar-Bautista, Ramon Carlo Balaoro-Bautista, Celine Yssabelle Claudio-Paragas, Don Enrico Buebos-Esteve, and Asst. Prof. Nikki Heherson A. Dagamac, Dr. rer. nat. was hailed as the Best Poster Presentation. No description available.

ACES is an annual event organized by the Philippine Environmental Science Association. This year’s conference was co-organized by the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology of the University of the Philippines Diliman.

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