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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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WWF Community Canoe in M’Buke Island, Manus, PNG

28 – 30 July 2010 S2 22.915 E146 49.513 – M’Buke Island S2 18.697 E146 51.595 – Anun Island S2 20.051 E146 51.725 – Champoin Island Last year in February, when I was still researching WWF Coral Triangle projects to cover for our expedition, I had heard of the traditional community canoe making project of […]

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The Amazing People of M’Buke Island, Manus, Papua New Guinea

28 – 30 June 2010 S2 22.915 E146 49.513 – M’Buke Island S2 18.697 E146 51.595 – Anun Island Pronounced Bu-ke with a silent M, M’Buke are several islands off the south end of mainland of Manus, Papua New Guinea. Manus Province is the smallest and the least populated of PNG’s twenty provinces. Known also as the Admiralty Islands, this group […]

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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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Enuk Sing-Sing at Lissenung Island Resort, New Ireland, PNG

9 & 20 June 2010 S2 39.879 E150 43.960 – Lissenung Island Resort The strong culture of Papua New Guinea shines through during a sing-sing – a gathering of performers from a village who sing and dance to show off their ethnicity and their traditional rituals. It is powerful, as all earthy performances are and we have been […]

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Diving with Lissenung Island Resort New Ireland, PNG

5 – 15 June 2010 S2 39.879 E150 43.960 – Lissenung Island Resort We have been on idyllic Lissenung Island Resort since June 5 and have spent wonderful time catching up with our friends Dietmar and Ange Amon, the owners and operators of this lovely little dive resort in the Pacific. In the past, Dietmar […]

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Malagan Tatanua Masks of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

11 & 14 June 2010 We met a fascinating Papua New Guinean artist by the name of Fabian Paino. He carves Malagan wooden sculptures, the ceremonial art of New Ireland’s living culture. His work is now found amongst people’s collection from all over the world although Fabian still does not consider himself a master carver. […]

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