Tarantulas Cambodia’s Disappearing Delicacy Due to Deforestation and Over-Harvesting

This Cambodian delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.

Tarantulas Cambodia’s Disappearing Delicacy Due to Deforestation and Over-Harvesting

  KAMPONG CHAM, Cambodia – Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders. The moment you arrive at the market square in Skuon, you see the tarantula vendors. Most are young girls, who […]

Connecting Elephants, Reforestation and Tribal Coffee of Northern Thailand

Connecting Elephants, Reforestation and Tribal Coffee of Northern Thailand

. . CHIANG MAI – The relationship between the forests of Northern Thailand and the elephants who have called it home for millennia is a symbiotic one, for better or for worse. Consider the fact that elephants have for decades been trained and used as muscle in illegal logging operations, contributing to the loss of […]