TMO STAFF RENEWS ITS COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION

TMO STAFF RENEWS ITS COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION

On 16 January 2018, the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) held its annual new year’s convergence to reinvigorate the commitment of the staff to conservation.  Environmental principles were reviewed.  An informal audit showed that most, if not all, apply the principles...
PCSSD, TMO to install mooring system in Apo Reef

PCSSD, TMO to install mooring system in Apo Reef

Mid-August, the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and Philippine Commission on Sports SCUBA Diving (PCSSD) completed the first phase the mooring buoys installation project for Apo Reef Natural Park (ARNP). Tubbataha Reefs Protected Area Superintendent Angelique Songco...
A short tale from a shark researcher in Tubbataha

A short tale from a shark researcher in Tubbataha

On March 15th I joined the rangers at the station on Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park and World Heritage Site. I was given the opportunity to join the rangers on their day-to-day patrols and monitoring activities. The overall richness and abundance of marine life in...

Marine debris: a growing concern in Tubbataha

Though isolated, Tubbataha Reefs is still not far from the threats of marine debris, one of the major problems the park has been experiencing over the past years and continues to aggravate until now. Marine debris is any persistent, manufactured solid material that...