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WWF CT Business Summit Photo Exhibition in Manila

19 – 20 January 2010 Sometime early November last year, we got an email from Dr. Lida Pet-Soede, WWF Coral Triangle Programme Leader to discuss an idea of having a photo exhibition of our expedition in Manila during the first WWF Coral Triangle Business Summit in January 2010. We knew this was going to be […]

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Being with WWF in Wakatobi

2 – 12 November 2009 S5 19.868 E123 32.143 Wangi Wangi S5 29.700 E123 45.276 Kaledupa S5 43.145 E123 54.238 Tomia S6 00.667 E124 03.054 Binongko S6 07.930 E124 35.984 Moromaho S5 20.972 E124 21.073 Runduma S5 17.737 E124 17.605 Anano The hour we arrived in Wanci, we immediately had a meeting with WWF Indonesia […]

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Coral Miners

2 – 12 November 2009 We noticed from early on how different the sea gypsies from Wakatobi lived compared to their Bajau relatives from Sabah, Malaysia and the Philippines. The Bajo from Wakatobi reclaimed land and had sturdy houses on top of their new land. We heard from Sugi how complex the situation is because […]

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People of Wakatobi

2 – 12 November 2009 To many divers around the world, Wakatobi South Sulawesi is an underwater destination. Wakatobi, which is short for its many islands, stands for Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia & Binongko. We went to all these islands and beyond with WWF Indonesia and its partner agency TNC. We didn’t do much diving here. […]

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