Elson Ian Nyl Ebreo Galang

Elson Ian Nyl Ebreo Galang
McGill University | McGill · Department of Natural Resource Sciences

MSc in Sustainability; BSc Agriculture (Landscape Agroforestry)
Currently a Ph.D. Candidate at McGill University, Canada working on social-ecological scenarios of Canadian landscapes

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Introduction
A licensed agriculturist by profession with a particular emphasis on agroforestry. Currently, a Ph.D. student working on scenarios for Canadian working landscapes using participatory approaches and studying group interactions (i.e., social learning) across these processes. A recent M.S.c. graduate in sustainability science, specializing in ecosystem service dynamics across social-ecological production landscapes.
Additional affiliations
February 2017 - July 2017
Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
September 2020 - July 2024
McGill University
Field of study
  • Landscape Scenarios
October 2018 - January 2019
The University of Tokyo
Field of study
  • Sustainability Science
April 2018 - July 2018
Sophia University
Field of study
  • Sustainability Science

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Publications (11)
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The loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services in landscapes and seascapes creates complex sustainability challenges in climate, biodiversity and food that span local to global levels. Collaborative networks such as The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) link scales through knowledge frameworks and implementation of solut...
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The relevance of traditional land-use systems in Asia is under threat from externally influenced drivers such as the use of modern agricultural technologies, urbanization, rapid industrialization, overexploitation, and underutilization. The impacts of these changes in land use are contributing to a loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES)...
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Agroforestry landscapes in the Philippines provide benefits or ecosystem services that have traditionally and sustainably supported food production for rural communities and the protection of natural resources. However, the very continuity and sustainability of agroforestry is in question because of the rise of new generations of landscape users th...
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Social-ecological transitions in the silvopastoral system of San Isidro, Rosario, Batangas, Philippines were analyzed using land cover trends and community perceptions. A combination of remote sensing processing, randomized survey, and participatory approaches were conducted. Four of six land cover categories (forests/ orchards, grasslands, crop fi...
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Significance Statement Women empowerment and participation in forest management are essential to sustain critical natural benefits or ecosystem services (ES) that forests provide. In mountainous landscapes in Nepal, women are the core users or dependents of key forest-based ES such as food, fodder, and fuel to support their families’ wellbeing. Wit...
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This paper aims to review the literature landscape of resilience and vulnerability of SESs. It presents the definitions, origins, perspectives, and linkages of resilience and vulnerability in the context of SESs.
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Utilizing existing literature, this paper discusses various aspects Maldives as a Small-Island Developing State (SIDS) in relation to climate change including its (1) geography and ecology, (2) politics, (3) greenhouse gas emissions, (4) primary economic sectors, and (5) intended nationally determined contribution.
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[ABSTRACT] Livestock and poultry has long supported millions of Filipino households. With climate change, however, is the rise of the question of its dual nature as “culprit” and “victim”. Hence, this paper aims to review and analyze production and emissions trends and impacts of climate change to the Philippine livestock and poultry sectors. More...
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In 1992, the Philippines signed and ratified the Convention on Biological Biodiversity (CBD). Since then, the Country conducted biodiversity assessments, leading to the development of its 1st National Biodiversity and Action Plan (NBSAP) published in 1997 Various iterations of the NBSAP were then carried out in 2002 and 2015 to address emerging iss...
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Cotton-polyester fabric is manufactured to alleviate increase in cotton prices. However, polyester production faces issues such as denaturalization of materials, energy usage, and increase in carbon footprints. The purpose of the study was to find indigenous fibers which can become a new standalone fiber for fabric production or as blend with cotto...

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