This is the story of Jurgenne H. Primavera, Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor of the Zoological Society of London, co-Chair of the Mangrove Specialist Group of the IUCN SSC, and Scientist Emerita of the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Department Center (SEAFDEC) in Iloilo, Philippines. She has fought for the protection of mangrove forests in the Philippines and was also named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Environment.
The Women of Science titles are real-life stories of Filipina women who excel in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM). The women in this series have the following characteristics:
- She has published scientific articles and is an internationally respected and recognized scholar.
- She has made or is making clear her contributions to her field of specialization.
- She has had a research leadership role in her university, research center, or at a national or international level.
- She is working in the Philippines.
ALEXINE: I love that this series was intended to inspire young girls. These are amazing and should be read by girls and boys of all ages.
Didith T. Rodrigo ILLUSTRATOR: Tris LintagPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-894-8DATE PUBLISHED: 2016FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: