Thirty-five (35) years of involvement in, and management of, projects related to environmental and ecotourism concerns, coastal resources management, wildlife preservation and habitat management, scientific studies, dive instructions, resort management and emergency protocols (BLS).
HE IS PRESENTLYCONNECTED IN VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS AS:
National Auxiliary Main Office (NAMO)
Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA)
International Coastal Cleanup – Philippines
Foreign Film (French Movie): Slaves of the Sea (Esclaves de Mer). Director of Photography (underwater scenes)
International documentary television environmental features:
CNN – Our Planet with Gary Stryker
National Geographic Channel series: Sea Stories and Earth Pulse’ Heroes of the Planet,
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – Blue Planet,
Public Broadcasting System (California-based) – Global Tribe
French TV Documentary – Thalassa
ISLA – the Advocacy Channel
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Among his SignificantPROJECT INVOLVEMENTs are:
Worked on scientific studies abroad, such as, Marine Biological and Ecological Survey of the surviving Coelacanth (primitive fish, Latimeriasp) fish in the Republic of Comores, East Africa; Survey and Assessment of Selected Areas in Fiji, South Pacific and Christmas Island in Kiribati, Central Pacific.
Applied Research Studies (Research Assistant / Study Leader):
– Population Studies on Marine Turtles in the Philippines,
– Dugong (sea cow) Marine Biological Studies in Northern Palawan,
– Control and Management of the Crown of Thorns Starfish (COTS) in El Nido and Coron, Northern Busuanga, and Batangas;
– Survey, Assessment and Mapping of Coral Reef Areas using Remote Sensing Technology;
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He is also the go-to dive instructor of the stars – Luis Manzano, Jennelyn Mercado, Gerald Anderson to name a few.