Gregg Yan
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Boat responsibly: Satellite devices track fishing boats
by Gregg Yan - May 30, 2016 - 12:00am
It’s night and we’re on the Princess Camile, a tuna vessel going head-to-head with angry six-foot waves. Our boat fights the fury of the amihan, the northeast monsoon.
New fiberglass bancas allow Palawan pescadors to return to sea
by Gregg Yan - December 21, 2014 - 12:00am
“My father has always been a pescador, our term for fishermen,” says Cocoy Garcia, a 38-year old fisher, as we strolled around his stilt village in Culion, Northern Palawan. “I was nine when he...
Tawi-Tawi mountain is 1st LGU-administered protected area in ARMM
by Gregg Yan - April 27, 2014 - 12:00am
Gruff and grizzled, the guardian stared with steely orbs the colour of flame – gauging our character and purity. Baring his yellow teeth, he holds out an upturned palm, barring us from going further.
Crocodiles: Caught in the jaws of extinction
by Gregg Yan - February 17, 2013 - 12:00am
“They look like dinosaurs!” I shouted to my brother as we gaped for the first time at crocodiles. This was Manila Zoo in the 1990s and to pint-sized kids – 15-foot crocodiles seemed ancient, gigantic...
Tamaraw population at all-time high
by Gregg Yan - October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
I am a bush. Heavily-camouflaged by a sniper’s Ghillie Suit and betrayed only by the scarlet glint of my field binoculars, I cautiously observe our quarry.
Donsol's mangroves: Conserving nature's resources
by Gregg Yan - January 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Three very different creatures are known to converge in the municipality of Donsol in Sorsogon: the most celebrated of course, are the whale sharks  largest of all fish and delightfully crisscrossed with bars...
Batangas corals spared from 'crown of thorns'
by Gregg Yan - June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
An invisible confetti of stinging plankton just off the coral-fringed waters of northern Batangas signals an unfolding massacre.
Ave Marina: Tracking the seabirds of Tubbataha
by Gregg Yan - July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
5:30 a.m. Under an overcast sky, a maddening cacophony of birdcalls served as our alarm clock.
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