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Tubbataha: Our fragile reefs

“In just a few seconds, man can destroy what took nature millions of years to create. Learn how you can protect the Tubbataha Reefs.”  Click the link to watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eu1RHC1XVY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0w3rj-XwUSaCn263qRAJ9QbY-QeFGd5hdFjszCueir3j0kpw2UbcdNH-k

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TUBBATAHA: A National Treasure

Presented by TUBBATAHA MANAGEMENT OFFICE and AOF FOUNDATION a BULLET MANILA Production Director: DON FALSARIO II  Producer: AILEEN ILUMIN  Writer: ALYA HONASAN  Narration: LILY NICHOLS Music: RYAN TAUBERT Recording Studio: SOUNDESIGN MANILA  Director of Photography: MARISSA FLOIRENDO  Underwater Footage Editor/Resources: TERESA LARA  Aerial Footage: DAVID CHOY, SIMON PIERCE, RAMON MOSER Land Footage: MARISSA FLOIRENDO, MIDIENKONTOR  […]

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The lone Masked Booby is lonely no more 

On 26 October 2019 around noontime, Tubbataha marine park rangers spotted two Masked Boobies (Sula dactylatra), instead of the usual solo individual, while conducting their quarterly seabird monitoring in Bird Islet.  The masked boobies were hanging around the ‘plaza’ – the unvegetated area in the middle of Bird Islet in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park.  According […]

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TUBBATAHA REEFS VIDEO NOMINATED FOR AWARD

  Tubbataha once again reaches a new milestone with the inclusion of “Tubbataha: A National Treasure” in the official selection of films for the 2018 Edition of the Terres International Eco & Travel Film Festival. The video was produced by the Antonio Floirendo Foundation, Inc., and donated to Tubbataha Management Office.  It was directed by […]

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FEATURE: THE MARINE PARK RANGERS – A BRIEF LOOK INTO THE LIVES OF TUBBATAHA’S GUARDIANS

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Known to many diving enthusiasts and conservation specialists the world over, the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a rare marine treasure, a sanctuary to many forms of aquatic life. It is a painting of vibrant colors and […]

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