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International Society of Ethnobiology Congress Merges Anthropology and Biology

By Sasha Rabin Wallinger, International Society of Ethnobiology Montpellier, France–Indigenous custodians, educators, and students traveled from around the world to attend the week-long meeting of the 13th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology held May 20 – 25, 2012 in Montpellier, France. The over 600 participants met in sessions throughout the week to discuss implications…

1,000 Miles to Blister Town: What is West

It always starts with a crazy idea, doesn’t it? Let’s quit our jobs. Then say goodbye to the comforts of home finding new horizons to experience each passing day. It’s a common enough story, but the path chosen do to achieve it might be the most interesting detail. The amount of self-inflicted hardship folded into the equation speaks volumes about the constitution of the traveler.