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KC3 provides a long list of experts and practitioners not only on climate change but also on cross-cutting issues such as natural resources management, agroforestry, economics, among others.

Dr. Angel C. Alcala

Philippines
Category/iesNatural Resources Management/Ecosystem Management
ExpertiseVertebrate Ecology, Herpetofauna taxonomy, Marine Biology, Marine Conservation Biology, Coral Reef Conservation, Coral Reef Protected Areas, Climate Change Mitigation,
Institution/ AffiliationSilliman University, Philippines
Educational Background
  • B. Sc. Biology, Siliman University
  • M.Sc. Biological Sciences, Stanford University
  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Stanford University
Project/s
  • Connectivity of Marine Reserves in the Bohol Sea
  • Ecology of River Systems
  • Effects of Climate Change on Fish Larvae, Coral Reefs, Mangroves and How Protection can Decrease their Vulnerability to Ocean Warming, Ocean Acidity, etc.
Publication/s
  • Alcala, A.C. 1998. Community-based coastal resource management in the Philippines: a case study. Ocean & Coastal Management 38: 179-186.
  • Russ, G.R. and Alcala, A.C. 1999. Management histories of Sumilon and Apo marine reserves, Philippines and their influence on national marine resource policy. Coral Reefs 18:307-319.
  • Alcala, A.C. 1999. The role of community in environmental management, p.529-537. In: Chua, Thia-Eng and Nancy Bermas (eds.) Challenges and opportunities in managing pollution in the East Asian Seas. MPP-EAS Conference Proceedings 12/PEMSEA Conference Proceedings 1, 567 p.
  • Alcala, A.C. 2000 Marine reserves in the Philippines: historical development, effects and influence on marine conservation policy. Bookmark. Makati City. 115 pp. Illustrated.
  • Alcala, A.C. 2001. Science, conservation, and development in the Philippine setting. Silliman University Press. Dumaguete City. 140 pp.
  • Alcala, A.C. and Russ, G.R. 2002. Status of Philippine coral reef fisheries. Asian Fisheries Science 15: 177-192.
  • Maypa, A.P., Russ, G.R., Alcala, A.C. and Calumpong, H.P. 2002. Long term trends in yield and catch rates of the coral reef fishery on Apo Island, central Philippines. Marine Freshwater Research 53: 207-213
  • Russ, G.R., Alcala, A.C. and Maypa, A.P.. 2003. Spillover from marine reserves: The case of Naso vlamingii at Apo Island, Philippines. Marine Ecology Progress Series 264:15-20.
  • Alcala, A.C. and Russ, G.R. 2004. Twenty years of stable reef fisheries at Apo Island, Negros Oriental, central Philippines. Proceedings International Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium. DENR, Philippines.
  • Alcala, A.C. and Cadeliña, A. 2004. Securing protected areas in the face of global change. Lessons learned from the Philippine marine protected areas: Apo-Dauin field learning site. A report by the Ecosystems, Protected Areas, and People Project. World Commission on Protected Areas. IUCN- The World Conservation Union. SUAKCREM, Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines.
  • Alcala, A.C. and Rañola, M.C.G. (eds.). 2005. Report on the status of the marine environment and the coastal resources of southern Palawan, Philippines. Occasional papers of Silliman University-Angelo King Center for Research and Environmental Research (SUAKCREM) 1(1):1-100.
  • Alcala, A.C. Russ, G.R. and Nillos, P. 2006. Collaborative and community-based conservation of coral reefs, with reference to marine reserves in the Philippines. In: Coral reef conservation. Isabelle Cote and John Reynolds (Eds.). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press . Chapter 13. 588 pp
  • Alcala, A.C. and Russ, G.R. 2006. No-take marine reserves and reef fisheries management in the Philippines: A new people power revolution. Ambio 35(5):245-254.
  • White, Alan T., Gomez, E.D., Alcala, A.C. and Russ, G.R. 2007. Evolution and Lessons from Fisheries and Coastal Management in the Philippines. Chap. 5 In: McClanahan, Tim R. and J.C. Castilla (Eds.), Fisheries Management: Progress Toward Sustainability. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 88-111.
  • Weeks, R., Russ, G. R., Alcala, A. C., and White, A. T. The effectiveness of marine protected areas in the Philippines for biodiversity conservation. (In press, Conservation Biology).
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