Katherine Jack is a British photographer working on the islands of Palawan, Philippines, since 2004.

Palawan Seas is a long-term project to record a way of life intricately connected to the sea.  It is a visual narrative of a place and people on the verge of what may be irreversible change, but also a record of the efforts to ensure a better future for Palawan and the planet.

Katherine’s work has been published by magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times; The Telegraph; Corriere della SeraDiscovery Channel MagazinePhotoDistrict NewsLifoRoads & Kingdoms; and,The Australian.   Her photographs have been exhibited at venues in the Philippines and the UK and have appeared in a number of books.

Katherine has worked as a photographer on marine conservation projects with the World Wildlife Fund and Tubbataha Reefs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Sulu Sea. She is collaborating with scientists from Philippines Coral Bleaching Watch to document how climate change is affecting coral reefs in Palawan.

In 2019, Katherine set up Palawan Seas Watch, an online network to connect all those involved in Palawan marine conservation.  

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