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Photo Contest: Capture the Value of Nature

08 January 2016 - Photo Contest Winners 1st prize Allan Fesalbon Castañeda Garbage along the coastline of Barangay Wawa in Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines affects local fishermen’s catch. Taken at: Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines Taken on: 4 Nov 2015 2nd prize Gregg Yan A fisherman carrying in a yellowfin tuna in Mindoro, Philippines. Taken at: Mamburao…

EEPSEA holds its annual conference in Ho Chi Minh City

18 May 2015 - The EEPSEA annual conference was held last 18-19 May, 2015 in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. EEPSEA Director Dr. Herminia A. Francisco welcomed 79 participants from 19 countries (Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and Vietnam). Of these, 4 were researchers presenting…

2015 Annual Conference Presentations

18 May 2015 - Welcoming Address: Herminia Francisco, EEPSEA Director Plenary Talk 1: ASEAN Economic Integration and Environmental Imperatives Cielito Habito, Professor of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines Panel Discussion: Economic Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management: Are They Effective? Moderator: Nancy Olewiler, School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University, Canada…

EEPSEA beefs up talks on region’s green growth efforts

06 March 2015 - On 6 March 2015, EEPSEA supported a regional policy dialogue on green economy. Entitled Transition to Green Economy in Southeast Asia, the policy dialogue served as a venue for researchers and policymakers to share views on green growth in the context of globalization; evaluate the current situation and future…

EEPSEA leads in conference on conservation financing

03 March 2015 - With the DENR-USAID Philippines Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Program and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), EEPSEA sponsored the International Conference on Conservation Financing in Southeast Asia on 3-4 March 2015 in Manila, Philippines. The conference brought more than 90 participants together…

EEPSEA holds policy dialogue on green economy in Vietnam

10 February 2015 - On 10 February 2015, EEPSEA and the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City held a policy dialogue on green economy. It was organized to serve as a venue to share views on the current status and trends of Vietnam's economy towards shifting to the green economy model. More…

EEPSEA supports seminar on beach erosion in Thailand

30 January 2015 - Last 30 January 2015, Prince of Songkla University’s Department of Economics, with support from EEPSEA, conducted a seminar that focused on discussing the beach erosion problem along the southern region of the Gulf of Thailand and on identifying potential alternative policies and measures as solution. The issue has become…

Hanemann trains researchers on modeling damages from climate change

13 January 2015 - Following the discussion during EEPSEA’s Conference on the Economics of Climate Change last February 2014, EEPSEA held a short course focusing particularly on the damages from climate change – what those damages might be, how they are evaluated, what are the problems with those estimates, and their implications for…

EEPSEA trains researchers on valuing ecosystem services

05 January 2015 - Last 5-8 January 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, EEPSEA sponsored a course on ecosystem valuation, which focused on regulating services supplied by forests, including mangroves (e.g., water purification, water regulation, pollination, and, in the case of mangroves, storm protection and increased productivity of fisheries). Entitled Valuing Regulating Ecosystem Services…

Justices attend EEPSEA course

01 December 2014 - Following a 2008 training course that EEPSEA jointly organized with the Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network (AECEN) and the 2012 in-country training course for the Thai justices, EEPSEA sponsored another course for green bench justices last 1-4 December 2014. Entitled Economic Values, Compensation and the Environment, the course…
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