Monthly Archives: February 2012

JUNGLE RICE

The Thung Yai Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand, is a World Heritage site and SE Asia’s largest protected forest.  Combined with the adjoining Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thung Yai Naresuan forms a protected area of 622,200 ha.  Although the two sanctuaries are administered

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FATUK MASIN LAKE – CBET wellness retreat.

Laga, a small village located on the north coast of Timor-Leste is home to one of the most remarkable sources of sea salt anywhere in the world.  Just a few kilometers east of the village is a fresh water lake which produces in

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Homegrown Foods launches Ai-Funan in Hong Kong

Homegrown Foods is Hong Kong’s top distributor of organic produce and has just announced the launch of Ai-Funan all natural handmade soaps in Hong Kong.

The Hummingfish Foundation is very proud to be associated with Homegrown Foods and we are thankful that they… Read more

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BEE THE CHANGE

Bee the Change: Apiculture Fences to Reduce Human-Elephant Conflict and Provide Sustainable Alternative Livelihoods in Rural Thai Villages

Introduction
Over the past three decades, elephant habitat has been dramatically reduced throughout Asia due to destruction of forests for farms, settlements, roads, recreational… Read more

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BEHAU VILLAGE DIVER’S ECOLODGE

Timor-Leste is emerging as one of the world’s most exciting dive tourism destinations and is blessed with numerous world-class dive sites, many of which are just a short drive from the capital city of Dili. As of now, most divers drive from Dili

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Daniel J. Groshong lectures at Chinese University in Hong Kong

Dan Groshong gave a major lecture to more than 1,000 students in Hong Kong’s Chinese University.

The January 20th, 2011 address was a part of the university’s weekly lecture series.

 

 

Please take some time to view a video of the presentation.

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Dan Groshong on Monocle Radio

Daniel J. Groshong discusses the Timor-Leste 2012 Presidential elections on The Briefing on Monocle radio.




If you have a spare 7 minutes, please feel free to have a listen.

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Thailand ELEPHANT TOWERS fisability study.

Poor farmers in Thailand are forced to sleep in towers at night, to protect their crops and themselves from wild, crop-raiding elephants.

After months of hard work in their fields, these farmers fortunes are sometimes destroyed by wild elephants, leaving the farmers with… Read more

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SALT OF THE EARTH

Laga, a small village located on the north coast of Timor-Leste, is home to one of the most remarkable sources of sea salt anywhere in the world.  Just a few kilometers east of the village is a lake which produces in access of

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Timorese President stops project, saves dive site!

On the 12th of May, 2010, Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta stood in front of excavating equipment, forcing the stop of a project that was sure to destroy one of Timor’s top dive sites, called Tasi Tolu.

Please read the President’s office press release… Read more

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