This week, cadets were given a video lecture that will help them gain insights on Environmental Protection and Management, which is one of the topics of Tatak UP: NSTP Common Module.
The lecturer was CDR BENJAMIN M VALLEJO JR PCGA, a Professor at the University of the Philippines Diliman where he teaches Biogeography, Environmental Science, and Science, Technology, and Society.
He received his Bachelor of Science from UP Visayas in 1988 where he majored in aquaculture. He then proceeded to graduate school as a scholar in the marine sciences program with a focus on studying mollusks at UP Diliman. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in 2004 from James Cook University in Australia where he did a thesis on the biogeography of coral reef shore gastropods.
He is also a member of the UP Vanguard Class of 1988.
Watch the lecture on Environmental Protection and Management by CDR BENJAMIN M VALLEJO JR PCGA in our official YouTube channel.