Henrylito D. Tacio is a journalist who writes mostly science features (technology, agriculture, environment, and medicine). He also write travel features and inspirational articles occasionally. He also works for a non-governmental organization.
He is a recipient of Hall of Fame in science reporting from the Philippine Press Institute for winning five times the Science and Technology Journalism Award. He was named Journalist of the Year in 1999 by the Rotary Club of Manila. Previous to that, he won two Binhi Awards from the Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. He also received an award from the UN Environment Program for writing an in-depth report on water problems.
Currently, he writes for various local, national and international publications. He is an Asian correspondent of the online version of People and Planet. He also serves a correspondent of the Reader’s Digest (Asia edition). He loves to travel and has attended several international conferences in Africa, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the United States. He is one of the editors of the widely-read In Search of Excellence: Exemplary Forest Management in Asia and the Pacific Region published by the regional office of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.