Capturing life in the oceans

Photographer Juergen Freund and his wife have compiled their work in The Coral Triangle in a book that shows the diversity of marine life in the area

Juergen Freund and Stella Chiu-Freund (both right) on one of their nature photography expeditions.
Juergen Freund and Stella Chiu-Freund (both right) on one of their nature photography expeditions.PHOTO: COURTESY OF JUERGEN FREUND

Many Singaporeans have heard of the Great Barrier Reef, but few may know about The Coral Triangle, which is much closer to home.

It is one of the richest areas of marine life in the world, comprising the waters around the Philippines, East Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2018, with the headline 'Capturing life in the oceans'. Subscribe