Anchialine Pools

Feb 2, 2016

Alien fish can greatly disrupt anchialine pools by suppressing native invertebrates, adding nutrients, and triggering large changes in algal communities.
Credit The Nature Conservancy

Water, or wai in the Hawaiian language, is the heart of life in Hawaiian Islands. It maintains the many precious ecosystems across the state, it drives the agricultural economy, provides fresh drinking water, and unlimited health benefits. It's no wonder then that water lies at the heart of Hawaiian culture as the most treasured natural resource and a central cultural pillar.

Christopher Phillips explains...