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...
TMO PARTNERS WITH GCI FOR REEF SURVEY

TMO PARTNERS WITH GCI FOR REEF SURVEY

The Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) research team accompanied scientists from the Global Change Institute (GCI) of the University of Queensland, led by Dr. Emma Victoria Kennedy, to re-survey the corals in Tubbataha on 10-17 March 2018. The first Tubbataha survey by...
TMO HOSTS DIVE OPERATORS’ CONSULTATION

TMO HOSTS DIVE OPERATORS’ CONSULTATION

Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) held its annual Dive Operators’ Consultation on March 2, 2018 at the Legend Hotel Palawan, Puerto Princesa City.  In attendance were scuba diving professionals operating in Tubbataha, representatives of the Western Command, Naval...
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...
ANNUAL DIVE OPERATORS’ CONSULTATION

ANNUAL DIVE OPERATORS’ CONSULTATION

For almost 20 years now, TMO has been meeting with scuba diving operators and diving professionals in Tubbataha annually to discuss mutual concerns and issues. The consultation is meant to draw the insights of the private sector on how to improve park management and...
TUBBATAHA RANGERS RECEIVE CHRISTMAS GIFTS FROM STRANGERS

TUBBATAHA RANGERS RECEIVE CHRISTMAS GIFTS FROM STRANGERS

On 11 January, three boxes were delivered to the Tubbataha Management Office. It contained gifts for the rangers – from people they do not know! They prepared a wish list over a month ago but forgot about it as the weeks went by. Now their wishes have...