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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 Youth Ambassadors Joins National Reading Month Celebration

On 29 November 2018, the Tubbataha Youth Ambassadors joined the celebration of the National Reading Month with a theme: “Pagbasa: Susi sa Magandang Kinabukasan”, in Tumarbong Elementary School (TES), Brgy. Tumarbong, Roxas, Palawan. From left to right: Jorvin Amar Macabuhay,TYA; Janin Bolasa, TYA; Ms. Ma. Retchie Pagliawan, TMO-Research Officer; Joveil Velasco, TYA; Estela Vega, TYA; […]

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2018 Young Guardian of the Sea Campaign

The Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) launched its public outreach program and this year’s Young Guardian of the Sea Campaign. Every year Office brings this campaign to different schools and communities in Puerto Princesa and Palawan to increase the awareness of children and the youth on the importance of the marine environment. Grades 3 to 6 […]

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PCG meets TMO and dive operators on PCG MC 10-14 Implementation

On 28 November 2018, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Marine Environmental Protection Unit conducted a dialogue with local scuba dive operators in a meeting organized by the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) to discuss the implementation of Memorandum Circular (MC 10-14), Prevention of Pollution from Sewage. PCG representatives stressed that the purpose of the circular is […]

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Tubbataha joins EAS Congress 2018

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is featured in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) booth at the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress happening today until Thursday at the Iloilo Convention Center. Experience Tubbataha’s underwater magnificence through the virtual reality goggles.   EAS Congress is organized by the DENR and Partnerships in Environmental Management for […]

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