Myanmar is Surprising, Even Today

Myanmar is Surprising, Even Today

I first stepped foot in Myanmar this past August, 2014, with an arrival at the new Yangon International Airport. The place was pleasant and calmed my nerves a bit, especially after being completely amped trying to scavenge for mint condition US currency in Indonesia the week prior - explanation below. It was great to have some unanticipated comfort right off the bat, after all that I had heard about this country. 

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Wetland Environments as a Newly Realized Resource

Wetland Environments as a Newly Realized Resource

Many environmental business leaders involved in water restoration, waste management, and recycling now envision the 21st century as one that will be full of opportunity to turn waste into highly sought after resources. For example, phosphorus recycling is one consideration already at the forefront, given the important role it plays in agriculture.

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Zone 9, Hanoi

Zone 9, Hanoi

It was the perfect storm of creativity and collaboration. In the summer of 2013, a few Hanoi artists got together and firmly decided to rent studio space in a derelict pharmaceutical factory south of Hoan Kiem Lake. This was a quiet place of town, if you can believe it, with the factory and residential areas situated around the French-inspired Pasteur Park.

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