ask theory, Environmental Preservation, franklin cercado

Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory  features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.

Episode 87: Ekonomiya’t Kalikasan: Pwede Bang Sabay Pangalagaan?

Franklin Cercado is a licensed geologist and scuba diver. He works for the Iloilo Provincial Government in the Environment and Natural Resources Office, and is taking a masters’ degree in Biology in U.P. Visayas.

We talked about striking a balance between economic needs and environmental preservation, interdisciplinary and interregional cooperation in tackling environmental concerns, insightful stories related to environmental management and sustainability, brain drain in the Philippines, and more.

How to contact Franklin:

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  • Phone: 09158028432

Listen to Ask Theory Episode 87 here:

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