Marine discoveries in PH

The Philippines is known for its abundant coastal and marine resources. It is part of the Western Pacific's "Coral Triangle", which is recognized as a global center for marine biodiversity. Scientists studying the Verde Island passage in Oriental Mindoro have made many recent marine discoveries. The expedition has put the Philippines on the map yet again as a marine biodiversity hotspot. This report aired over CNN Philippines' Nightly News on May 12, 2015.