Posts Tagged "biodiversity"

Grandma Gao

This week we had the opportunity to visit the Gao family farm in Anlong village. The farm is completely organic using zero chemicals and local water sources. Nothing goes to waste at the farm- everything is utilized to go back towards the produce, making the farm completely self sustainable. When ...

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Children of China

Over the past few weeks, Kristen and I have had the honor and pleasure of working with many different groups of children from varying areas in China. We spent three days working with children from the rural town of Laojunshan, in the mountains of China. The Laojunshan Nature Reserve welcomed ...

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First Nature Reserve Experience and Summer Camp: Laojunshan

Teaching the kids animal names in English Photo by Irina Rasner Our first experience working with children in an area that has a nature reserve has caused a roller coaster of emotions to erupt. When we first arrived in Laojunshan, we were greeted with open arms and warm smiles by some ...

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Pandas and Noodles, Oh My!!

From the moment we arrived on the Panda Base, we have been greeted with warmness and kindness. We were then introduced to the main staff and volunteers that we will be working with us during our internship. The first panda sighting was a moment of actual realization that we are in ...

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