Nicola Sebastian

Writer

Born in Hong Kong, from the Philippines, and currently living in New York, Nicola writes about family, the ocean, and the (non)fiction that is the Philippine postcolonial identity. She is a graduate teaching fellow for the Creative Writing Program at Columbia University.

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Inseparable from the coordinated effort to protect Tubbataha is the quest to understand it. To scientists from around the world, the faraway atoll presents a bottomless mystery, offering answers that lead only to more questions.‍
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Dark Mountain, Part II: A Fathomless Frontier

Inseparable from the coordinated effort to protect Tubbataha is the quest to understand it. To scientists from around the world, the faraway atoll presents a bottomless mystery, offering answers that lead only to more questions.‍

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Dark Mountain, Part II: A Fathomless Frontier

Inseparable from the coordinated effort to protect Tubbataha is the quest to understand it. To scientists from around the world, the faraway atoll presents a bottomless mystery, offering answers that lead only to more questions.‍

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This is the decades-long story of how the Filipino divers who made Tubbataha famous–at the cost of unsustainable fishing nearly destroying the reef–helped establish one of the most successful marine parks in the Philippines.
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Dark Mountain, Part I: A Ship Appears

This is the decades-long story of how the Filipino divers who made Tubbataha famous–at the cost of unsustainable fishing nearly destroying the reef–helped establish one of the most successful marine parks in the Philippines.

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Up north in Baguio, Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life.
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Girl From the North Country

Up north in Baguio, Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life.

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The choice to go organic is about more than meeting consumer demand. As it turns out, what’s good for us is good for our local farmers, as well.
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A Meat-Eater’s Rumination

The choice to go organic is about more than meeting consumer demand. As it turns out, what’s good for us is good for our local farmers, as well.

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Fotomoto 22: Home is now open to the public in the Parola Gallery until December 9. Days before the opening reception, Stephanie Frondoso sat down with Team GRID to talk about the experience of curating this year’s exhibit.
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