16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Last Tree Standing

In a small beach in Pantukan, Compostela Valley, a mangrove sanctuary that has stood the test of time for thousands of years are slowly removed due to commercial developments. People in the area are standing against it and many individuals stand with these trees to protect it and raise its importance.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Compostela Valley, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS 700D
Copyright: © Breech Asher Harani