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Dispatch From the Netherworld: Exploring the Largest Cave System in the Philippines

Text by Gregg Yan Like The Hobbit, this tale begins in a hole in the ground. There is only darkness whether I open my eyes or...

Myths and Realities: Herbs in the Pandemic

Text by Sienna Lakin Images from Shutterstock In the ongoing battle against COVID-19, Asia has sought help from traditional herbal medicines. But are these medicines made from...

Herbs Under Pressure

Text by Satya S. Tripathi The Vital use of herbs Asian herbs have been a source of nutrition and vital medication for millennia. But the extinction...

A Brief History of Medical Marijuana

Text by Khushi Makasare Marijuana has a long history of human use. While the plant is criminalised under several Asian systems, marijuana actually originated in...

How do gobies and shrimps find each other?

Gobies and shrimps work together for each of their survival. There are more than hundred species of goby that share a burrow with a...

Thailand: The Kayan in Limbo

Text and Images by Guillaume Petermann The Kayan village of Thailand is a minority group of Myanmar (Burma), donning brass spirals around their necks for...

Turtle Nesting Season in Singapore: How can we help?

Dropping by Changi Beach or East Coast Park for your weekly cycling or picnic outings? You might chance upon adult sea turtles at these...

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