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The Coral Triangle encompasses the seas of 6 countries in Asia-Pacific. Take a virtual tour to each one of them here.

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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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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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Udu Point - First Sunday at the Farthest End of the Great Sea Reef

Udu Point – First Sunday at the Farthest End of the Great Sea Reef

7 April 2013 Nukusa Village  -16.18356,179.875503 Nukusa Village is the 4th to the last village from the tip of Vanua Levu. It is so remote that the villagers need to use up to 40 gallons of fuel for their fiberglass boat to get to the town of Labasa at Fiji$13/litre, spending more than F$400 one […]

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Kavewa Island - Mangrove Reforestation and the Reefs

Kavewa Island – Mangrove Reforestation and the Reefs

4 – 6 April 2013 A charming activity took the children of Kavewa by storm one overcast Saturday morning. All the school children from Kavewa Village had just come back home for the weekend from their boarding school in Drua Drua (another nearby island) when they were assigned to go pick as much propagules in […]

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Kavewa Island - Turtle Monitor

Kavewa Island – Turtle Monitor

4 – 6 April 2013 Emosi Time, son of Kavewa Village chief is known as a Dau ni Vonu or Turtle Monitor. Emosi used to be a turtle hunter, catching turtles for turtle meat offered in traditional Fijian celebrations. Since 2011, Emosi has turned from the dark side and is now a guardian of turtles. Lifting […]

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Freunds Land in Fiji

Dreams Do Come True – Freunds Land in Fiji

This has got to be the 50th time I’ve pinched myself since speaking to Stella and Jürgen about a month ago. The realization that the ‘Deities of Photography’ are actually going to be here in Fiji, capturing the essence of paradise and the hidden gem of the South Pacific, hasn’t yet set. My heart skipped […]

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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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