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.

What is a pesticide?
A pesticide is a substance used… Read more

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Supporting Organic farmers in China

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

Thanks to the hard work of several organizations, like the Quan Riverbank Natural Farming Co-Op, International Rivers and the Chendu Urban Rivers Association, Chinese farmers are going back to their… Read more

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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

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CHINA HOMESTAYS

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During a recent trip to northern Yunnan province in China, we had the most lovely time staying in the home of an local family.  It was a modest home for sure, but the family was so kind and generous to us… Read more

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