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The Coral Triangle is the lifeblood of millions of people who depend on its abundant resources for food and livelihood.

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The Great Sea Reef from the Air

The Great Sea Reef from the Air

16 December 2013 – Great Sea Reef Before this expedition started, we were asked by Patricia Mallam of WWF South Pacific what we wanted to photograph of the Great Sea Reef. #1 on our list was the most complicated, and I thought, better blurt it out now and hope for the best. I told Patricia we […]

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Sea Cucumber Hunters of Fiji in the GSR

Sea Cucumber Hunters of Fiji in the GSR

April 2013 – Kavewa Island, Nukusa Village, Yadua Island Sea cucumber is a high value, high demand Chinese delicacy that is sought after by Chinese traders buying dried sea cucumbers from all over the world especially in Asia and the Pacific. Sea cucumbers are flexible, elongated echinoderms belonging to the class Holothuroidea.  They live on the sea floor in reefs, lagoons and […]

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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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Coral Triangle featured in BBC Wildlife Magazine BBC Wildlige Magazine

The Coral Triangle featured in the BBC Wildlife Magazine

We have been working hard to promote the Coral Triangle through our pictures. The images we accumulated during the whole 18 month expedition is slowly getting its proper exposure in the world. For starters, here’s a beautiful portfolio last March in BBC Wildlife Magazine. Enjoy the magnificent Coral Triangle!

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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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Fish for the Millions – Milkfish Aquaculture, Sarangani, Philippines

29 April – 2 May 2010 N6 01.215 E125 17.393 – Sarangani Bay We made a most interesting and educational trip to Sarangani Bay in Southern Mindanao to photograph aquaculture or aquafarming.  Alsons Aquaculture Corporation is the producer of Sarangani Bay Prime Bangus or milkfish, which in the Philippines is food for the millions! A […]

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Papuan Folks of Raja Ampat

8 – 25 February In 1526, Jorge de Menses, the first Portuguese governor to the Moluccan “spice islands” was swept ashore by a storm to the Bird’s Head Peninsula (West Papua) even before he reached his post. He named the country Ilhas dos Papuas (Islands of the Papuans) derived from the Malay term “orang papuwah” […]

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