Into The Wild

CSwild poster Cafe Scientifique goes wild for World Environment Day (June 5), as Dr. AA Yaptinchay, wildlife veterinarian, discusses the science of the wild.

We know that fascinating wild creatures such as whales, dolphins, and dugongs live in our seas. What does it mean to be wild and why do we need to conserve the wild? Join us in discovering the wild side of the Philippines, and find out theories behind captive wild animals and how “ecotourism” can help keep our wild side. Lots of fascinating facts, photos, and fun.

WHEN: Saturday, 6 June 2009, 4-5pm

WHERE: Hobbes & Landes, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

AA Yaptinchay is one of the volunteer scientists providing advice on some exhibits for The Mind Museum. He served as Director for the Species Conservation Program of WWF-Philippines, focused on dolphin and whale watching and whale shark interactions, which have become renown destinations worldwide. He has been recognized as a WWF Hero of Conservation for his work on dugong conservation in the Philippines. He currently manages Kirschner Travel Manila, which specializes in the promotion of ecotourism.

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