Pinoy Marine Biologists Lauded by Leading Coral Scientist
Source: GMA news
June 13, 2012
"A leading Australian scientist on coral ecosystems sees the next generation of Filipino marine biologists as the potential saviors of coral reefs.
Professor Terry Hughes said the Philippine marine biology students can reverse the threats faced by coral reefs, the effects of which impact on all life on Earth.
“From the rich exchange between scientists in Australia and Filipino marine biologists for the last three decades, I believe that (Philippine) youth has what it takes to reverse current trends and contribute greatly towards better understanding of coral ecosystems and their impacts not just on marine life, but on the lives and livelihoods of Filipinos and other peoples,” Hughes said."
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