Photo Contest: Capture the Value of Nature

Photo Contest Winners

1st prize

Allan Fesalbon Castañeda

Garbage along the coastline of Barangay Wawa in Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines affects local fishermen’s catch.

Taken at: Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines

Taken on: 4 Nov 2015

1st prize

2nd prize

Gregg Yan

A fisherman carrying in a yellowfin tuna in Mindoro, Philippines.

Taken at: Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Taken on: 3 Mar 2011

2nd prize

3rd prize

Jose Viven Balsomo

Fishermen pulling the fishing net for their catch of the day.

Taken at: Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines

Taken on: 1 Mar 2013

3rd prize


Allan Fesalbon Castañeda

A watch tower over Taal Lake in Balete, Batangas in the Philippines is a local practice of protecting the environment.

Taken at: Balete, Batangas, Philippines

Taken on: 13 March 2014



Akhmad Solihin

Small-scale fishermen in some coastal areas in Indonesia abide by local wisdom to bring in the boat to minimize coastal degradation caused by the anchor.

Taken at: Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung, Indonesia

Taken on: 21 Mar 2015


Mary Ann L. Macatigbac

Fish cages in Lake Taal are a source of livelihood for locals.

Taken at: Laurel, Batangas, Philippines

Taken on: 15 Jun 2015


Nguyen Hong Tin

Climate change impacts on local livelihoods and living conditions.

Taken at: Ca Mau, Vietnam

Taken on: 6 Jun 2015


Kunlayanee Pornpinatepong

The role of women in coastal resource dependency

Taken at: Singhanakhon District, Songkhla province, Thailand

Taken on: February 2009


Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia