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Raja Ampat island

Marine Conservation organizations in Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region

Marine Science Institute, University of Philippines

UPMSI

UP Marine Science Institute

Velasquez St., University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines

Region Active

Asia

Research Institute

Activity

Marine research, Education, Marine conservation

Description

MSI is involved in research and academic endeavours in marine biology, marine chemistry, physical oceanography, marine geology, and related disciplines such as biotechnology. The institute studies marine ecosystems in its main compound in the National Science Complex and the Bolinao Marine Laboratory in Bolinao, Pangasinan. It also pursues extension work in marine protection and management.The UP MSI regularly hosts workshops, conferences, and training courses on survey and monitoring techniques, coastal zone management, habitat restoration, mariculture, and science-based decision support systems. Public and private agencies can also consult the UP MSI for projects related to marine protection and management, biotechnology, and product development.

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