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A Look at Life in the Rice Fields of Sumatra

Next to the jungle hills of North Sumatra lies Gotongroyong village. Most visitors will pass by this place on their way to Bukit Lawang,...

Apis florea in northern Thailand

Like many equatorial countries, Thailand hosts a range of native bee species. From giant carpenter bees, to small stingless bees, and number of species...

Beekeeping in the Bush

It was dusk, a time when the bees are less aggressive, and the sun was quickly on its way down. Our mission was to...

Where village life meets wild life

Bulati Village is a Maasai village in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. Unlike the Serengeti National Park, which lies adjacently north, natives from...

Sangau Sweki: a Maasai “Oloiboni”

In East Africa there is no shortage of mysticism, rumor, and story surrounding herbal medicine. It brings both awe and fear- reports of magical...

Meet Seychelles oldest herbalist- 82 year old Ferdinand Vidot.

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, 1000 miles off the coast of Kenya, lies the exotic archipelago of the Seychelles. Its largest island-...

Roots of Resourcefulness

For the past 6 months I have been living in Ololosokwan- a Maasai village in Northern Tanzania, immediately beside the Serengeti National Park and...

Jewelry Development with Maasai Women in Tanzania

I knew that I wanted to travel abroad. But I was not sure where I wanted to go and for what purpose. While contemplating...

Plant Conversations

Did you know that plants are connected underground by a network of mycelium, which allows for them to communicate via electrical action potentials (like...

Naturopathic Medicine- a valuable component in the future of healthcare!

In May, Naturopathic Doctor Marcy Feibelman and I ventured to the country's capital to converge with other naturopathic advocates from all over the US-...