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Oceana Philippines partners with stakeholders to champion Benham Rise

Oceana Philippines, together with its allies in the government and private sector, is urgently pushing for the legal protection of Benham Rise, now renamed Philippine Rise, as a marine protected area, and for the declaration of Benham Bank—the shallowest portion of the rise—as a no-take zone, where human activity is not allowed. 

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