Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at 1 p.m.
Presenter: Lynn Funkhouser
The Philippines is comprised of 7,641islands and is scientifically proven to be the center of biodiversity. Dive in with Lynn Funkhouser to see eight magnificent destinations featuring some of the most beautiful and bizarre creatures in the world. Lynn was inducted into the inaugural Women Diver’s Hall of Fame, is a member of the Society of Women Geographers, and is an internationally published photographer. Her visual presentations are spectacular, as well as informative. Lynn will take you underwater to Anilao and Puerto Galera on opposite ends of the Verde Island Passage, the richest area in the world; Tubbataha, the first UNESCO World Heritage Marine Park; Dumaguete and Apo Island, the marine sanctuary model to Shedd Aquarium’s $49 million dollar permanent exhibit called Wild Reef; Oslob, the whale shark capital of the world; Malapascua the only place to dive with Oceanic Thresher Sharks; and Ticao, off the beaten path to dive with manta rays and whale sharks; There are also many extraordinary “topside” photos.
(Photo of Tubbataha Reefs provided by Lynn Funkhouser).