If I could buy the World an Underwater Experience

“I’d like to buy the world a house, and furnish it with love. Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow-white turtle doves”. I went scuba diving on the reefs of Oahu yesterday. If I could gather a crowd of young multicultural singers to spread a message of protecting the world’s oceans from a verdant … More If I could buy the World an Underwater Experience

Nature Calls

Are you stressed at work? Getting migraines from extended screen time? Easily-distracted? The Doctor called and prescribed a solid dose of Nature. All ages are allowed an unlimited subscription to this prescription. The side effects of laughter spread through the World Conservation Congress audience as we viewed the following Nature Rx video. The panel speaker/producer Justin … More Nature Calls

Island Earth

Madeline and Lester had us scrambling to leave the Big Island of Hawai’i. Not a couple of disagreeable Young Professionals from the Pre-Congress Workshop, but hurricanes with 120 mph winds. With all the hiccups I’ve had with flying recently, I was more than okay to the idea of switching our flights to earlier ones. Just as … More Island Earth

Aloha from Hawaii!

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!