Archive | June, 2013

Queen of Trees

Clip of the Winner of Best of Festival in the International Forest Film Festival. Impeccable, creative cinematography aside, the wondrous thing about this study of a single sycamore fig, Africa’s queen tree, is that it’s a microcosm of the eco-complexity of the Earth at large.    

Torres Quick Chilaquiles

Recipe 6 large eggs ¼ C milk ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp ground cumin 6 – 8  small corn tortillas Vegetable oil Enchilada sauce 2 garlic cloves, chopped   Cut tortillas into 6 wedges Wisk eggs with milk, salt and cumin Heat about 2 Tbls of oil in a 10-12 in pan, add garlic and […]

Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak

Edited by Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur From the Introduction:  “This anthology is about women who don’t remember a time when they weren’t both American and Muslim.  We are the children of immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt, and Senegal.  We are the distant descendants of African slaves brought to the Americas as well as the children of American men […]

Conservation of the Eastern Hoolock Gibbon

In the jungles of Arunachal Pradesh’s Mehao National Park, Wilderness Films India sent a team to film the Hoolock Gibbon in its natural habitat. The Hoolock gibbon, or Uluk, belongs to the ape family. It is only found in the deciduous forests of China, Bangladesh, Myanmar and India. The average lifespan of these gibbons is […]