The past two days in Hawaii have brought to light why I came to the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Being a first time visitor to the Hawaiian islands, I didn’t have a true personal connection to this land that I would be learning on for the next two weeks. I guess that’s is why I really appreciated … More Sunshine and Bright Minds
From the moment I was selected as a Canadian Youth Ambassador for the World Conservation Congress, I was over-the-moon about the adventures to come in Hawaii! Before setting off, I read “The Legend of Kamapua’a“, a tale of Hawaiian history and the Pacific island culture. The Hawaiian islands, just over 3800 kilometers from the nearest continent, … More Aloha from Hawaii!
Travel, travel. You must always be prepared to have your plans change at the last-minute. I was supposed to leave from Ottawa yesterday, to start making my way towards Hawai’i and the World Conservation Congress. I was excited, I was frantic, I was trying to see how much scuba gear I could get away with … More Flexibility is key