Most of the articles you will find about Apo Island (including the ones I have written myself) are destination/dive stories that only briefly mention the history of the marine sanctuary that has made the island synonymous with sustainable coastal resource management in the Philippines. For a new angle on Apo, I was asked by Mabuhay magazine to do a story about the island’s ground-breaking marine sanctuary and include a bit of the history of the successful partnership with the Silliman University Marine Lab that was published in July 2008.
Contributed a double-page spread for the feature story in The Surfer’s Journal about surfing at Cloud 9 in Siargao, Philippines. The photo is a sunset with surfers walking back from a late afternoon session on the famous wooden pier above the reef at Cloud 9. ...READ MORE