Tag Archives: Ecosystem

Deepwater Horizon

It was 5 AM when I tapped the Sunbeam urn for a complimentary coffee and stepped outside the Hilo Seaside Hotel. It was gray, wet and fragrant on Banyan drive as I set off to see the Pacific. This was my first morning on the big island of Hawaii and the excitement should have made […]


The Okavango Delta is formed by a river that has nowhere to go. The water that forms the Delta once flowed to the sea, but a fault in the earth’s crust is raising the floor of the Kalahari, blocking its path. As a result, the frustrated river has lost its snaky shape and has become […]