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Nepal - A piece of heaven on earth

Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and attitudinal variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60m at sea level to the highest point on earth, Mt. 146 more words

Effective conservation of medicinal plants starts at home

In countries like the UK, conservation often follows a ‘top down’ approach where government, or a national NGO, decides that ‘something should be done’. Usually, this follows pressure from international level to set a standard or lead by example. 369 more words

Medicinal Plants

"Just cos I'm Julie Andrews'"

The good thing about having a blog is that I write about things after the event, which in turn means that in doing the things I describe, I haven’t died or been seriously injured. 3,812 more words


Videos available as a resource

The EDiCT project (Empathy Dynamics in Conflict Transformation) has a YouTube channel, that links to the Empathy Manual. There you can find videos relating to conflict transformation in Kenya and Nepal, and a video of the Empathy model. 6 more words

What Is Empathy?


If I had a choice,
I would have chosen to live
Coz choosing thou pounds my heart
And in a silence it gives the loudest cries…
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Windsor Mill, Md. Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Nepal

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 2, 2014 - April Whitehead, 34, of Windsor Mill, Md., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Nepal on September 4 to begin training as a Food Security volunteer. 257 more words


The burden of legacy: Aung San Suu Kyi's presidential hopes

Aung San Suu Kyi’s story may be a prime example of why we created this blog. A person with global outreach and immense political capital – a beneficiary as well as a sufferer of her family connections. 772 more words

Family Facilitation