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Webinar: Exploring Marine Biodiversity Through Social Media

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Free
Publication Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Only Available Online
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Understand how to optimize social media for the conservation of our marine environment.
- What is the role of social media in marine biodiversity?
- How can I use my social media accounts to contribute to solutions for protecting marine biodiversity?

Social media has brought in new ways of documenting marine biodiversity. With proper documentation and reporting, technology has enabled anyone with internet access to become an agent of science. Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines' Facebook page has become a hub for reporting large marine vertebrate incidents in the Philippines. Exploring marine biodiversity through social media has provided insights on what lies beneath the waves as well as looming threats to our marine wildlife and their habitats.