Angelique Songco - updates

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Tubbataha’s Angelique Songco receives biodiversity award

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Songco receives the KfW Bernhard Grzimek Prize for her exemplary work in protecting the reef’s extraordinary biodiversity while also meeting the needs of the local population and tourists

MAMA RANGER. Angelique Songco of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park

Tubbataha named PH’s 7th ASEAN Heritage Park

Nov 05, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The Philippines has the most ASEAN heritage parks

MARINE LIFE. The Tubbataha experience shows how marine life is sustained. Photo courtesy of the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity

Chinese jailed for Tubbataha damage allowed bail

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:49 AM

A local court doubles their bail to P240 000 each

MAY POST BAIL. The 12 Chinese nationals have to pay P240,000 each to post bail. Photo from Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Facebook page

Tubbataha report: US mum on paying PH

Jun 21, 2013 - 8:09 PM

The US Navy releases its final report on the Tubbataha Reef incident and blames lack of leadership There s no mention of paying the Philippines

GROUNDED SHIP. In January, the USS Guardian ran aground and damaged the Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site. File photo courtesy of AFP Wescom

Navy chases boat from Tubbataha

Jun 10, 2013 - 5:01 PM

The navy deploys a gunboat and surveillance plane to Tubbataha after a suspected Vietnamese vessel was seen there

DIVING PARADISE. Tubbataha is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993 and considered a paradise for scuba diving. From from the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park official website

Chinese boat runs aground on Tubbataha

Apr 09, 2013 - 7:40 AM

The Chinese boat was carrying 12 Chinese nationals

DAMAGED. A coral rubble in Tubbataha reef. Photo by WWF-Philippines

Bad weather delays Tubbataha operation

Feb 18, 2013 - 2:30 PM

Rough seas and strong wind keep delaying the operation to remove the USS Guardian from Tubbataha

STUCK ON THE REEF. An experienced team of salvage professionals are ready to dismantle the 23-year-old USS Guardian and safely remove the minesweeper from the reef. February 8 photo courtesy of US Navy

Salvage operation to begin in Tubbataha

Feb 17, 2013 - 10:06 AM

2nd UPDATE The crane ship gets customs clearance but rough seas delay the start of the salvage operation until Monday

ON SITE. The Jascon 25 crane vessel is already on site and waiting to start cutting up the USS Guardian into pieces. Graphic by Bardo Wu

US Navy paid Hawaii P610-M for coral damage

Jan 28, 2013 - 11:05 AM

The US Navy paid the State of Hawaii P610 M for about half the damage estimated in the case of the Tubbataha Reef accident according to the World Wildlife Fund

1,000 sq meters of Tubbataha reef damaged by US ship - gov't

Jan 23, 2013 - 5:11 PM

UPDATED About 1 000 sqm of coral was damaged by the USS Guardian US and Philippine divers observed

Barring rangers in Tubbataha 'unfortunate' - US Navy

Jan 23, 2013 - 11:37 AM

That was an unfortunate incident that happened right at the start of the event a Navy official says

PATROLLING THE REEF. A park ranger looks out for possible intruding vessels on a patrol boat. Photo from TRNP website

US ship in Tubbataha 'flooded'

Jan 22, 2013 - 1:02 PM

Most of the starboard hull is in contact with the coral says a US Navy publication

US Navy to probe faulty charts in Tubbataha

Jan 19, 2013 - 6:55 PM

Preliminary findings indicate that inaccurate navigation data may have been a factor in the crash

STUCK ON THE REEF. Photo of the USS Guardian stuck at the Tubbataha North Atoll taken from a Nomad plane from the Philippine Air Force on 17 January courtesy of AFP WESCOM