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Just a glimpse…

Once upon a time, flocks of birds used to darken the skies, their endless chatter carrying for miles on the steady tropical breeze. Animals were everywhere, coexisting with the local tribes. People took what they needed, not what they wanted. Fast forward several hundred years, and sights like these are genuinely rare. Most Trinidadians will live their entire lives without ever once laying eyes upon the critically endangered endemic Trinidad Piping Guan (locally known as Pawi). It's unfortunate, shameful, but true. I hope you enjoy these brief, faraway glimpses as much as I did. Not always...

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Earth Day!

While we shouldn't wait on one particular day to come to suddenly become aware of our planet's plight, it is helpful in spreading awareness of what really is going on. We have the ultimate privilege of occupying a tiny physical space on this beautiful (nearly) sphere. We each breathe the oxygen provided by the world's eco-system. So like it or not, we all take something from the earth. Logic will tell us that if we take from a system, for it to continue running smoothly, we need to contribute to its well-being. No, we do not need to return the oxygen we've inhaled over the years. Any small action...

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Welcome!

Just want to welcome you to my official website, it's been in the works for quite a while. To kick things off, here's my favourite local hummingbird - the radiant Blue-chinned Sapphire - being as vain as one could be covered in jewels.           To really appreciate the image, click it to view it full-screen. Like and share as you please! Please take a minute to browse the galleries, they will be updated (at the very least!) weekly.

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