Proceedings of the 26th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium
The Philippine Biodiversity Symposium is an annual gathering of researchers and practitioners working in the fields of wildlife studies and biodiversity conservation in the Philippines. The 26th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium was held on July 18-22, 2017 at the Ateneo de Manila University. Under the topic “New and Emerging Trends in Biodiversity Research and Conservation”, 16 plenary and 46 session presentations along with numerous posters from more than 300 participants focused on current research results and conservation efforts on Philippine biodiversity.
The symposium was co-organized by the Biodiversity Conservation Society of the Philippines (BCSP) and the Ateneo de Manila University Department of Biology, and presented in cooperation with Biodiversity Management Bureau of DENR, Foundation for the Philippine Environment, GIZ, Team Energy Foundation and Pensoft Publishers. The event was sponsored by Pensoft, the Center for Conservation Innovation, Crocodylus porosus Philippines Inc., Energy Development Cooperation, roots.asia, Center for Outdoor Recreation and Expedition, Quezon City Government and Ateneo de Manila University Press, among others.
The event draws over 250 participants from the academic and research institutions, government agencies, non-government organizations, independent researchers, and high school, undergraduate and graduate students.
Selected studies that have been presented during the symposium are published in here.
Afuang, L. E., Freitag, H., Custodio, C. C., Encomienda, M. V., Fernandez, D. A. P., Lastica-Ternura, E. A., Realubit, N. D. C., Sy, E. Y., & Villacanas-Petersen, B. (Eds.). (2020). Proceedings of the 26th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium. Pensoft. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3897/bdj.coll.57