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About lew60

Trained in ecological sciences agroforestry, horticulture and landscape ecology. Pomologist. Sculptor and woodcarver.

Spike in Sesame Farming Poses Threat to Tanzania’s Natural Forests

Trees in Tanzania’s southeast region are being burned down, sometimes illegally, to make way for sesame farms. In one small village with a thriving community-owned forest project, sesame cultivation has become the leading cause of deforestation. The particularly… Read More … Continue reading

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Concerns about herbicide use to control hydrilla

I decided to include in my wordpress blog articles and information on ecological issues that are of concern. Often I will post friends articles.  You will come to know how ecological thinking enters my life. Below is an guest editorial … Continue reading

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Figure in the Wood

I am a self-taught woodcarver/sculptor. Having grown up in an artistic family, I developed an artistic sensitivity. My training in the natural sciences-particularly pomology, ecology and ethnobotany-enhanced my knowledge of natural materials. My inspiration is drawn from the techniques and … Continue reading

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