United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf - updates

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PH puzzled by presence of drone in Benham Rise

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:06 PM

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr tells a Senate panel that the National Security Council will discuss the incident once the government receives the full report

UNDERWATER TERRITORY. This photo shows Filipinos exploring Benham Rise for the first time in 2014. File photo courtesy of Dr Gil Jacinto/UP-MSI

Duterte shows alarming confusion over Benham Rise

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:44 AM

China s interest in Benham Rise is a problem that President Rodrigo Duterte has to address He can t afford to confuse it with the West Philippine Sea

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million-hectare Benham Rise is part of the Philippines' continental shelf. Screenshot from a document the Philippines submitted to the UN

Rappler Talk: Surprises from the Benham expedition

Jun 23, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Watch Rappler s interview with marine scientist Marianne Pan Saniano here live

Latest Benham Rise expedition reveals vast coral ecosystem

Jun 07, 2016 - 3:29 PM

Collectively among the decades of experience studying the ocean that we have aboard the ship no one has ever seen reefs like this says Margot Stiles of Oceana Philippines

'VAST AND PRISTINE'. Marine scientists head to Benham Rise for a week-long expedition. All photos from Oceana Philippines

Filipinos dive into the waters of Benham Rise for the first time

Jun 04, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Filipino divers explore Benham Rise the newest part of the Philippines

IN PHOTOS: First glimpse of Benham Rise

Jun 04, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Scientists who explored the Philippines newest territory share these videos and photos with Rappler

Filipinos conquer new territory: Benham Rise

May 31, 2014 - 1:30 PM

It felt a lot like what Magellan felt says the leader of the team exploring this underwater plateau bigger than Luzon

13-M hectare Benham Rise lifts Pinoy spirits

May 03, 2012 - 3:29 PM

Experts say the Philippine government should now pass an order or a law to determine the boundaries of its continental shelf

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million hectare Benham Rise is part of Philippine territory. Screen grab from a document the Philippines submitted to UN

Benham Rise: PH's new territory off Aurora

May 02, 2012 - 6:59 AM

Bigger than Luzon the 13 M hectare Benham Rise has been approved by the UN as part of Philippine territory

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million hectare Benham Rise is part of Philippine territory. Screen grab from a document the Philippines submitted to UN