This page is a joint production of the Coastal Resource Management Project and the UNESCO National Committee on Marine Sciences (UNESCO-NCMS).
Visit this page regularly for the latest news on the Philippine celebration of the International Year of the Ocean in 1998.
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Blue Tapestry in the Making:
The UNESCO National Committee on Marine Sciences (UNESCO-NCMS) is the Philippine focal point for all activities that concern the oceans. Recognizing in the IYO the opportunity to promote the oceans, particularly the seas surrounding the Philippine archipelago, the Committee's 13 member-agencies developed a framework for an integrated Philippine contribution to the event. Dubbed "Dagat... Buhay" (Sea... Life), this collective effort seeks to:
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