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I thought this is where we were going, but this is not even half-way. This is one of the small scale quarry sites awarded to residents who can afford the government red tape papers and buy a personal backhoe.

Sergio Pontillas

s.a.pontillas@gmail.com +639266948203 Philippines


Sergio is a freelance writer and photographer with a strong background in environmental and science reporting. He has experience both as a reporter and editor in a regional weekly in the island of Palawan - his home province. His written works have also appeared in inflight magazines of two national airlines. As a late adopter of digital photography, he only started shooting on a DSLR in 2017. His news photography have been published by GMA News Online in Manila until 2020. His documentary and editorial photography have appeared in communication materials of the World Wide Fund for Nature - Philippines in 2019 and the World Economic Forum in 2021.

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