Tubbataha: A National Treasure, now available

By Tubbataha Management Office Published on November 10, 2016 4:38 pm

'Tubbataha: A National Treasure', the very first photo book on the country’s common heritage  was launched last 9 November at the Manila Polo Club in Makati City.

The book features stunning photographs of one of Tubbataha’s great fans., Tet Lara, and is produced by AOF Foundation.  Learn more about the book here.

At the launch

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From the right: Tubbataha Protected Area Superintendent Angelique Songco receives a copy of the book from Ms. Tet Lara and Ms.  Marissa Floirendo of AOF Foundation.

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From left: Alya Honasan, editor and writer, Angelique Songco, contributing editor and writer, Felix Mago Miguel, book designer and illustrator, Marissa Floirendo, publisher, and Tet Lara, photographer.

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The event was graced by several personalities. In the photo (center) is former President Fidel V. Ramos, who institutionalized the engagement of multi-sectoral stakeholders for Tubbataha's consistent protection; (fifth from the left) Ms. Yazmin Arquiza, the co-author of the 'Tales from Tubbataha', the only book published about the park; (first from the right) Ms. Cesar Romero, Country Chairman of Shell Companies in the Philippines.

AOF Foundation is donating all proceeds to Tubbataha.  Shell Philippines through the Pilipinas Shell Foundation, one of Tubbataha's partners in conservation, also supports this project.

Books are now  available at the following locations:

NAUTILUS DIVE SHOP 235 Salcedo st. Unit 101 Cattleya Condominium, Legaspi Village, Makati City +632 817-7293, 0920 954-1477

SPLASH UNDERWATER IMAGING INC. Level B, Store #2003, Shoppesville Arcade, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan City +632 7249803

SCUBA STUDIO 308 Seaview St. cor P. Guevarra, Brgy. Sta Lucia, San Juan City +632 2392934

STRIDE and STROKE Store # 1178, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City +632 5331034

ACACIA RESORT AND DIVE CENTER Bauan Mabini Circumferencial Road, Brgy. Ligaya, Mabini, Batangas City

STRIDE and STROKE Active Zone, Store # A320, Level 3 Ayala Center Cebu +63 32 4155036

TUBBATAHA MANAGEMENT OFFICE Manalo Ext., Bgy. Milagrosa Puerto Princesa City 5300, Palawan +63 48 434 5759

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