More Park Rangers for Tubbataha

Twenty-seven (27) more personnel from the Philippine Navy, the Philippine Coast Guard, and the Municipality of Cagayancillo were added to the pool of Tubbataha marine park rangers after successfully completing the three-day 14th Comprehensive Training for Marine Park...

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July 2014 BioSpot issue Tiger Shark Thriving in the warm waters of Tubbataha As its name suggests, tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) have tiger-like stripes which are more visible on the body of its young. As the juveniles mature though, these vertical black lines fade...

Fish Photos for Tubbataha Fish Book

Over 640 species of fish have been recorded in the Tubbataha Reefs.   This year, the Tubbataha Management Office and WWF-Philippines are working together to come up with the first edition of the ‘Field Guide to the Fishes of the Tubbataha Reefs’.  The Field Guide will...

WWF Philippines new ambassadors visit Tubbataha this summer

Tubbataha Management Office staff welcomed WWF-Philippines ambassadors, Piolo Pascual, Luis Manzano, Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez before they set sail for the park last night, 3 April 2014. Rovilson Fernandez and Marc Nelson are return visitors to Tubbataha....

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A new ranger station will be built to strengthen the protection of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. Conservation and sustainability are key elements of the design, which has been drawn up by Dylan Melgazo, a consultant for WWF-Philippines, with a team of architects from...

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OCEANTRASHART: A 3D MIXED MEDIA ART COMPETITION Registration 3 August; Artwork Submission 9 August; Awarding 11 August RATIONALE Marine debris is any man-made solid that finds its way into the water. Floating plastic bottles, discarded fishing lines and fishing nets,...