Southeast Asia’s Bajao Sea Gypsies | Scuba Diver AustralAsia | The Blue Issue | Maluku & Koon Island, Indonesia

Contributed underwater photos and travel writing to this profile about the uncertain future faced by the nomadic Bajao ‘Sea Gypsy’ people of SouthEast Asia for Scuba Diver AustralAsia Magazine. The photos featured in this piece which appeared in the ‘Blue Issue’ about Climate Change were from an assignment with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to explore the Koon Island marine sanctuary in Maluku, Indonesia.

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March 1, 2017