Monthly Archives: May 2011

Save our pollinators!

Here is some very useful tips from the Pollinator Partnership on how to avoid killing the pollinating critters, which are the vital link between us humans and our food.

February 5th, 2011_HONG KONG_ A butterfly blends in with surrounding flowers while collecting pollen from them

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Supporting Organic farmers in China

There is a wave of organic farming taking place in parts of China.

April 27th 2011_Anlong Village, Sichuan, China_ Organic farmer Mr. Gao Yi Cheng (with short hair), shows off some 8 month old Pixian Douban, which is a famous chili paste made in China's

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SEE & SEA Helping the Moken in Burma

The islands that make up the Mergui Archipelago in Burma are home to the Moken people. Depending nearly entirely on the sea, the fishermen face more and more pressures every year to their very existence. Often bullied by the mainland fishing fleets for supplies and… Read more
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CHINA HOMESTAYS

May 1st, 2011_Shangri-La, Yunnan, China_ People gather for a local festival, near the tiny village of Rime, near the town of Zhongdian (or Shangri-La) in northern Yunnan province, China. Several of these families take advantage of "Home Stays," by opening their homes to visiting tourists.

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