International Conference in Nature Studies and Innovations for the Environment
(26-30 May 2015)
Hotel Stotsenberg, Clark, Pampanga, Philippines


Finalists of the Best Paper Competition

I. Best Undergraduate Thesis Category

Biogeography of the Family Ranellidae (Gray, 1854) in the Philippines by Ma. Athena L. Dilan, Gizelle A. Batomalaque1,  Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla1

Sequestering Nickel Ions Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymers For Surface Water From Kayawyawan River, Surigao Del Sur by Adam A. Ranay, Kris Angellie I. Sotoniel, Brigette Y. Orog, and Deomila A. Basnig

Physiological Response of the Pectinate Venus Clam, Gafrarium pectinatum (Bivalvia: Veneridae) to Increasing Turbidity Concentrations by Shiela Mae R. Fontanilla*, May-Ann C. Corbillon, Mark Angelo S. Malanum and Froilan A. Fillone

II. Integrative Studies Category

Georeferencing and Characterization of Nesting Trees of Commonly Traded Wild Birds: A Community Conservation Strategy by Alejandro A. Bernardo Jr

Mitigation of Environmental Problems in the  Headwater: Causal Chain and Policy Option Analyses by Norbert Q. Angalan and Gaudelia A. Reyes

Climate Change Adaptation and Resiliency of Coastal Communities in the Red River Delta Biological Reserve, Vietnam by Lynlei L. Pintor1, Quyen Dinh Ha2, Josefina T. Dizon3, Agnes C. Rola3, and Maria Ana T. Quimbo

III. Biological Sciences Category

Tree Species Diversity of Regenerating Forest within Ancestral Domain of Magbukün Aeta Morong, Bataan, Philippines by Dean Carlo F. Galias and Virginia C. Cuevas

Status Report of Hermatypic Corals in Carias and Quezon Reef Stations, Hundred Islands National Park by Levylee G. Bautista1 and Evelyn E. Oda

Population dynamics and aquaculture potential of the mud clam, Polymesoda expansa (Mousson 1849) (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) in Loay-Loboc River, Bohol, Central Philippines by Francis Albert T. Argente and Anthony S. Ilano

The Conference

The Conference is PSSN's contribution to the global celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (21 May 2015) and International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May 2015). 

Call for Best Paper Competition Entry

Annually, PSSN recognizes authors/researchers of nature studies with high quality through a paper competition. It has already awarded more than 100 papers in the last 14 years. 

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Abstract Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit their abstracts in Microsoft word format (.doc) with a maximum number of 200 words through the online submission facility on or before the deadline