About the Conference

The Annual Conference on Environmental Science (ACES) is an international event organized by the Philippine Environmental Science Association (PESA) in collaboration with member institutions. Members of PESA are academic institutions that offer Environmental Science courses and that are actively engaged in researches on environmental science.


The 10th ACES, which will be conducted via a virtual platform on May 26-27, 2022, and hosted by the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College, with a theme “Lambo Kalibungan: Anchoring Ecosystem Restoration to the Local Ecological, Cultural, and Socio-Economic Environments,” will embrace the following two principles for Ecosystem Restoration guiding the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030:


  • Principle 7: Ecosystem Restoration is Based on Well-Defined Short-, Medium- and Long-Term Ecological, Cultural and Socio-Economic Objectives and Goals
  • Principle 8: Ecosystem Restoration is Tailored to the Local Ecological, Cultural and Socio-Economic Contexts, while Considering the Larger Landscape or Seascape