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Gardener of the Sea

Dr. Calumpong has over 30 years of research and publication experience on algae, seagrass, mangroves, giant clams, and sea hares.

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Written By

Didith T. Rodrigo

Illustrated By

Corrine Golez

Synopsis

Hilconida P. Calumpong is professor of biology at the Department of Biology and Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences, Silliman University, Dumaguete City. Dr. Calumpong has over 30 years of research and publication experience on algae, seagrass, mangroves, giant clams, and sea hares. Her work has received national acclaim. The Manila Critics Circle bestowed the National Book Award (Sciences) on her co-authored book, “Field Guide to the Common Mangroves, Seagrasses, and Algae of the Philippines” in 1997. The Commission on Higher Education named her work the Best Higher Education Research Program in both 2006 and 2009. This series was made possible by the National Book Development Board through its National Book Development Trust Fund Program and its subcommittee on Gender Studies.

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10

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10 x 8 x 0.25

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Type

Soft Cover

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The Women of Science series of children’s books features stories from the careers of some of the Philippines’ most respected female scientists. It is hoped that these stories find their way into the hearts and minds of our young girls in particular, to spark in them the curiosity and wonder that may lead them to becoming women of science themselves.

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