Enhanced protection for Tubbataha Reefs
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The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site, is now considered as a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (TRNP-PSSA). Covering almost 97,030 hectares, it serves as a sanctuary for over 350 species of corals, almost 500 species of fish, and stands out as one of the few remaining colonies of breeding seabirds in the region.
Mabasa, R. C. (2017, July 25). Enhanced protection for Tubbataha Reefs. Manila Bulletin, p. 4.
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