PEMSEA (Partnership in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia) Executive Director Aimee Gonzales (2nd from left) is awarded a certificate of appreciation by Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) Assistant Director Armida Andres (center) for serving as resource speaker during the culmination program for the Month of the Ocean, titled “Closing the Loop: Opportunities for Collaboration” held May 31, 2019 at the Manila Peninsula in Makati City. Also in photo are (L-R) Mr. Jose Angelito Palma, who served as a moderator for this portion of talks, and other resource speakers from non-government organizations, namely: Ms. Rocky Sanchez Tirona, vice president of RARE Philippines and Ms. Anna Oposa, executive director of Save Philippine Seas. Both were also awarded with certificates of appreciation by the event organizer, BMB. ###