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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...

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...

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-...

Theobroma cacao

Chocolate can take many forms, but it all originates from Theobroma cacao, a plant that grows in Africa, South America, and Central America (with...

Bitter

A Pecha Kucha presentation, recorded live from Providence, Rhode Island's MET Cafe about things that are "Bitter".

Flower Power

As Fall spirals into Winter, vegetable plants will send out splendid flowers. It's their final stage-an attempt to spread seeds for next season. Though...