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WWF & University of South Pacific at work in the Great Sea Reef

WWF and University of South Pacific at work in the Great Sea Reef

April 2013 Our visits to the Fijian villages and the one resort in Macuata Province were made the richer when we were able to document the fieldwork of WWF South Pacific Marine Species Coordinator Laitia Tamata, WWF Labasa staff Koli Musudroka and University of South Pacific Laisiasa Cavakiqali. They were visiting 5 sites in the target reef systems […]

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Nukubati Island - the Only Resort in Macuata Province's Great Sea Reef

Nukubati Island – the Only Resort in Macuata Province’s Great Sea Reef

14 – 18 April 2013 Nukubati Island -16.463168,179.025926 Getting a WWF assignment to document the world’s third largest barrier reef, we needed to make sure we saw the Great Sea Reef from underwater. Nukubati Island Resort is the only resort in the Macuata Province of the GSR who offered diving as well as many other water related […]

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Diving the Great Sea Reef

Mali Island – Diving, Spearfishing and Sea Snakes

2 – 3 April 2013 Mali Island, Fiji –  16°19’60” S  179°21’0″ E We had a grand opportunity of checking out the Great Sea Reef underwater while in Mali Island. Our Ligaulevu Village host Leone Vokai operates a brand new dive shop called the Great Sea Reef Divers and he invited us to go diving with […]

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Whale Sharks of Cenderawasih Bay

Whale Sharks of Cenderawasih Bay, Province of Papua, Indonesia

23 March 2013 I really believe in saying “it’s better late than never”. Well, this post is almost a year late but nonetheless, the experience is still fresh in my mind like it happened yesterday.  As we get ready to leave tomorrow for our next brand new expedition to Fiji, I thought it best to finish […]

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Coral Triangle Expedition The Coral Triangle in YouTube

The Coral Triangle Expedition now in YouTube!

Four years ago our expedition started in April 2009. Another year and a half later, we finished an almighty big book called The Coral Triangle. And yet another year after that (as in today), we finally managed to make a short slideshow summary of our fantastic Coral Triangle adventure through this YouTube video. Original music […]

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Photography in the Coral Triangle – by Jürgen Freund

April 2009 – September 2010 In 1995, when I was a fresh full-time wildlife photographer – after quitting my Industrial Photography day job of many years,  I went for 12 months on my very own photographic expedition through the Coral Triangle. I first visited Christmas Island, Australia for half a year to document the red […]

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Aquaculture Farming and Post Tsunami in Gizo, Solomon Islands

6 – 7 July 2010 S8 05.899 E156 51.680 – WorldFish Center, Nusa Tupe & Gizo Airport S8 07.515 E157 06.123 – Onma Lodge, Kolombangara The April 2007 earthquake and tsunami wrecked havoc to the lives of many in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. Foreign aid and rebuilding was slow and difficult, but […]

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Lovely Lissenung and Day Trips to Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

4 – 24 June 2010 S2 39.879 E150 43.960 – Lissenung Island Resort We totally adored our three weeks in Lissenung. We were so much at home it was LIKE being home. We could achieve so much portraying the many aspects of Kavieng’s village and marine life. First was an entire white board dedicated solely to […]

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Lissenung Diving Exploratory Trip to New Hanover, PNG

15 – 17 June 2010 S2 22.226 E150 07.872 – Sanko Maru wreck and Japanese mini-sub S2 21.915 E150 06.901 – Tunnung Island We set off for a three day exploratory trip with our friend Dietmar Amon with five other divers or NFFs (new found friends) to New Hanover. Lissenung Island Resort has these special […]

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