A line in the sand

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Drawing on profound and challenging experiences gained when mentored and trained by a group of metis Native Americans, Mac uses story and powerful imagery to awaken and evoke our innate wild nature. Speaking to a deeper, more ancient part of our tribal memory, he braids beauty, wildness, and the ‘heathen’ pulse of the human spirit […]


From the naturalist’s notebook

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Irshad will share interesting observations and insights from the wild. Mostly entertaining, and at times, provocative and controversial, these will include interactions and relationships found between plants and plants, plants and insects, birds and mammals. He will also cover aspects of evolution, and the criteria for success in nature.


Traditional chinese medicine and harmony of the planet

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which is composed of plants and animals, originated in China 3,000 years ago. While a crucial part of Chinese culture, the demand for Chinese medicinal materials has risen both in China as well as in international markets. China’s economic growth has allowed Chinese consumers with high purchasing power to seek Chinese […]


The great white lie

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Sharks have been maligned in the media and because of this the world does not seem to care about the ongoing slaughter estimated up to 100 million individuals a year. William will be giving a personal account of his first shark encounter and the turning point in his life with regards to sharks and how […]