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Chaco Canyon in what is now New Mexico. Country of the 1st People. | Arizona in the Spring | Sutherland Wash Petroglyphs of the First Peoples | Canyon De Chelly and surrounding cultural landscape in northern Arizona. | Dillingham, Alaska | Alaska traveled in the Summer. | ShangHai 2013 | Alaska Thaw to Spring. | Alaska Frozen | China, another perspective. A look at everyday life. In every face & place there is a story. | the Desert - Tucson, Arizona | Pohnpei, Micronesia -FSM- 2010, 2011 | ** just a little light ** | ** the poor the needy the begging the cons and the giving of alms ** | ** Kam Agroforestry in a 300 Year Old Village ** a UNESCO/UNDESA funded project. China | ** Kam Local Agriculture and Pisciculture ** a UNESCO/UNDESA funded project. China | leica b and w | faces with a leica | love the child | Toys Children Make, Children's Innovations | ** NEPAL ** ** What I Saw ** | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) World Environment Day June 2006 | * * TIBET * * A People and Their Culture * * August 2006 | Leica M9 | Two Days of Protests in San Francisco, California. Olympic Torch April 8-9, 2008 | Tibet Day 2009 | *** personal favorites *** | Images That Hold Special Meaning or Interest to Me | Galleries of Cities and Villages that I have visited in China. | Market Day | The Many Faces of Humankind | hands | Black and White images | FLOWERS and other plants | Animals I have had the pleasure to enjoy the company of and some I wish could have had a better life. | 6 and 8 legged animals ++ Click on thumbnails to enlarge image++ | Reptiles and Amphibians I have had the pleasure to meet. | Environmental Impacts | ** Love That Bird ** | ** the cat and the child ** | ** just a little black and white ** | Various images of electronics | The Beach | Animals used for medicine. | In Box | Nascar: infineon Raceway - June, 2010 | Pohnpaid * Pohnpei * Petroglyphs- October 2010 | What i saw | Weekend retreat. | Ohmine Public Elementary School | A visit to the HiFiman and the assembly line for daps and headphone amplifier. | Arizona in the Summer

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Leaving Pohnpei with the reef of the southwest shoreline. L1021166-sm.jpg
Leaving Pohnpei with the reef of the southwest shoreline. L1021166-sm.jpg
Nett Point (pronounced by some as Netch) L1021137-sm.jpg
Nett Point (pronounced by some as Netch) L1021137-sm.jpg
Pohnpei is not a flat island. IMG_3287.jpg
Pohnpei is not a flat island. IMG_3287.jpg
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3. IMG_3637.jpg
1. Diospyros blancoi, (Ebenaceae) IMG_3940.jpg
1. Diospyros blancoi, (Ebenaceae) IMG_3940.jpg
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2. Microsorum scolopendria IMG_3876.jpg
2. Microsorum scolopendria IMG_3876.jpg
3. Microsorum scolopendria IMG_3872.jpg
3. Microsorum scolopendria IMG_3872.jpg
1. Microsorum scolopendria . . .    Explanation of use. IMG_3877.jpg
1. Microsorum scolopendria . . . Explanation of use. IMG_3877.jpg
1. Pangium edule Achariaceae (false durian) IMG_3281.jpg
1. Pangium edule Achariaceae (false durian) IMG_3281.jpg
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2. IMG_3283.jpg
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1. IMG_1100.jpg
2. Inocarpus fagifer Fabaceae (mworopw) IMG_1104.jpg
2. Inocarpus fagifer Fabaceae (mworopw) IMG_1104.jpg
2. Glochidion IMG_1443.jpg
2. Glochidion IMG_1443.jpg
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1. IMG_1437.jpg
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IMG_0885.jpg
Gall from introduced wasp. IMG_0882.jpg
Gall from introduced wasp. IMG_0882.jpg
Cinnamomun carolinense A local bark used for lung problems. L1005929.jpg
Cinnamomun carolinense A local bark used for lung problems. L1005929.jpg
Asplenium  L1005858.jpg
Asplenium L1005858.jpg
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4. IMG_4580.jpg
1. A tree approximately 30 feet tall.  family Muntingiaceae.  Muntingia .IMG_4585.jpg
1. A tree approximately 30 feet tall. family Muntingiaceae. Muntingia .IMG_4585.jpg
4. A girdled invasive tree.  IMG_7754.jpg
4. A girdled invasive tree. IMG_7754.jpg
3. A coffee plant one month old showing stress.  IMG_4609.jpg
3. A coffee plant one month old showing stress. IMG_4609.jpg
6. Rotting Pandanus fruits. IMG_5050.jpg
6. Rotting Pandanus fruits. IMG_5050.jpg
16, Split aerial root of Pandanus affected by rot. IMG_5149.jpg
16, Split aerial root of Pandanus affected by rot. IMG_5149.jpg
14. Rotted area of a large branch from a Pandanus. IMG_5155.jpg
14. Rotted area of a large branch from a Pandanus. IMG_5155.jpg
9. One affected area. Appears to show an exit hole. IMG_5091.jpg
9. One affected area. Appears to show an exit hole. IMG_5091.jpg
5. Close-up of 5059. IMG_5059-2.jpg
5. Close-up of 5059. IMG_5059-2.jpg
4. Rotting Pandanus fruit. IMG_5059.jpg
4. Rotting Pandanus fruit. IMG_5059.jpg
1. Immature Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma Lucidum IMG_5448.jpg
1. Immature Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma Lucidum IMG_5448.jpg
2. Reishi after 2 weeks. IMG_1992.jpg
2. Reishi after 2 weeks. IMG_1992.jpg
3. Reshi after 4 weeks. IMG_3661.jpg
3. Reshi after 4 weeks. IMG_3661.jpg
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5576.jpg
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5576.jpg
Black Reishi  IMG_5581.jpg
Black Reishi IMG_5581.jpg
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5582.jpg
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5582.jpg
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5584.jp
Reishi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum IMG_5584.jp
Wielson Mauricio holding some small Reishi mushrooms. Feb. 23, 2011 IMG_1366.jpg
Wielson Mauricio holding some small Reishi mushrooms. Feb. 23, 2011 IMG_1366.jpg
Fungi on the way to the boulder field. IMG_6762.jpg
Fungi on the way to the boulder field. IMG_6762.jpg
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IMG_4199.jpg
The edible Egg Fruit. Pouteria  tear drop form IMG_1989.jpg
The edible Egg Fruit. Pouteria tear drop form IMG_1989.jpg
The edible Egg Fruit. Pouteria   IMG_2160.jpg
The edible Egg Fruit. Pouteria IMG_2160.jpg
Pouteria cut in half. IMG_2164.jpg
Pouteria cut in half. IMG_2164.jpg
Pouteria showing seed. IMG_2169.jpg
Pouteria showing seed. IMG_2169.jpg
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IMG_8970.jpg
A baby at Sei's farm enjoying egg fruit. March 2011. IMG_3307.jpg
A baby at Sei's farm enjoying egg fruit. March 2011. IMG_3307.jpg
Chicle or Sapodilla tree.  Manilkara zapota IMG_2361.jpg
Chicle or Sapodilla tree. Manilkara zapota IMG_2361.jpg
Chicle tree flowers. Manilkara zapota IMG_2355.jpg
Chicle tree flowers. Manilkara zapota IMG_2355.jpg
Fruit split open showing seeds. Manilkara zapota IMG_2350.jpg
Fruit split open showing seeds. Manilkara zapota IMG_2350.jpg
Chicle tree fruit. Manilkara zapota IMG_2345.jpg
Chicle tree fruit. Manilkara zapota IMG_2345.jpg
Chicle tree. The latex has been used for chewing gum. IMG_2352.jpg
Chicle tree. The latex has been used for chewing gum. IMG_2352.jpg
Squeezing coconut meat into a wound. IMG_3352.jpg
Squeezing coconut meat into a wound. IMG_3352.jpg
Juice from coconut meat on a wound. IMG_3353.jpg
Juice from coconut meat on a wound. IMG_3353.jpg
Fly wasp mimic. IMG_6214.jpg
Fly wasp mimic. IMG_6214.jpg
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IMG_6299.jpg
A leaf is curled as cover. IMG_6368.jpg
A leaf is curled as cover. IMG_6368.jpg
Disturbed. Rapidly jumping from its enclosed leaf once disturbed.  IMG_6369.jpg
Disturbed. Rapidly jumping from its enclosed leaf once disturbed. IMG_6369.jpg
Remarkably long antennae. IMG_6385.jpg
Remarkably long antennae. IMG_6385.jpg
New large sized white fly infestation on a bell pepper plant. Chinese Pilot Farm. IMG_7447_8_9.jpg
New large sized white fly infestation on a bell pepper plant. Chinese Pilot Farm. IMG_7447_8_9.jpg
A tree approximately 20 meters high and leaves that smell like wintergreen when broken. L1017931.jpg
A tree approximately 20 meters high and leaves that smell like wintergreen when broken. L1017931.jpg
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L1017942.jpg
Dr. Amy Eisenberg examining an interesting flower (a single flower from the following 2 images. L1018041.jpg
Dr. Amy Eisenberg examining an interesting flower (a single flower from the following 2 images. L1018041.jpg
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IMG_8252.jpg
Garcinia xanthochymus (false mangosteen) IMG_8253.jpg
Garcinia xanthochymus (false mangosteen) IMG_8253.jpg
Dillenia indica Dilleniaceae   IMG_9020.jpg
Dillenia indica Dilleniaceae IMG_9020.jpg
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IMG_1611.jpg
Stripping inner bark. L1008200.jpg
Stripping inner bark. L1008200.jpg
Making the bark pliable. L1008213.jpg
Making the bark pliable. L1008213.jpg
Leon and Dr. Eisenberg working on the identification and spelling of a plant. L1012321.jpg
Leon and Dr. Eisenberg working on the identification and spelling of a plant. L1012321.jpg
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Dr. Eisenberg under a umwulap with medicinal herbs in hot water. L1012861.jpg
Dr. Eisenberg under a umwulap with medicinal herbs in hot water. L1012861.jpg
You close your eyes when drinking sakau. IMG_6259.jpg
You close your eyes when drinking sakau. IMG_6259.jpg
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Squeezing the liquid from crushed sakau. IMG_6229.jpg
Squeezing the liquid from crushed sakau. IMG_6229.jpg
Diseased black pepper plant. March, 2011 IMG_3675.jpg
Diseased black pepper plant. March, 2011 IMG_3675.jpg
A new field for pepper. March 2011. MG_3343.jpg
A new field for pepper. March 2011. MG_3343.jpg
Black Pepper maturing. March, 2011 IMG_3664.jpg
Black Pepper maturing. March, 2011 IMG_3664.jpg
Annona muricata Annonaceae IMG_9881.jpg
Annona muricata Annonaceae IMG_9881.jpg
Karat banana  Vitamin A rich bananas. IMG_9890.jpg
Karat banana Vitamin A rich bananas. IMG_9890.jpg
Growing kava. Piper methysticum (Piperaceae)  IMG_1598.jpg
Growing kava. Piper methysticum (Piperaceae) IMG_1598.jpg
Burned tree to allow for more light. IMG_1593.jpg
Burned tree to allow for more light. IMG_1593.jpg
Recent planting of kava. Piper methysticum (Piperaceae)IMG_1601.jpg
Recent planting of kava. Piper methysticum (Piperaceae)IMG_1601.jpg
Kava to make sakau. IMG_3728.jpg
Kava to make sakau. IMG_3728.jpg
Giant swamp taro flower IMG_1745.jpg
Giant swamp taro flower IMG_1745.jpg
Mwahng (Pohnpeian) Giant swamp taro IMG_0827.jpg
Mwahng (Pohnpeian) Giant swamp taro IMG_0827.jpg
Taro at the local market. L1019304.jpg
Taro at the local market. L1019304.jpg
Swamp taro, a very important crop. Yes, they get huge. IMG_7773.jpg
Swamp taro, a very important crop. Yes, they get huge. IMG_7773.jpg
Traditional food. L1010076_7_8.jpg
Traditional food. L1010076_7_8.jpg
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IMG_9035_6_7.jpg
Cooking bananas approximately 14 to 15 inches long. L1010100_1_2_t.jpg
Cooking bananas approximately 14 to 15 inches long. L1010100_1_2_t.jpg
Spondias dulcis Anacardiaceae (cashew family) Nan Madol, Pohnpei. 2010
Spondias dulcis Anacardiaceae (cashew family) Nan Madol, Pohnpei. 2010
Mangrove. IMG_9529_30_31_t.jpg
Mangrove. IMG_9529_30_31_t.jpg
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IMG_9879.jpg
Recent clearing at Sei's Pepper Farm. IMG_1217_8_9_t.jpg
Recent clearing at Sei's Pepper Farm. IMG_1217_8_9_t.jpg
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IMG_3446.jpg
Spreading out locally harvested mangos. IMG_5275.jpg
Spreading out locally harvested mangos. IMG_5275.jpg
Mangrove roots, Sokehs Island. L1017722.jpg
Mangrove roots, Sokehs Island. L1017722.jpg
Star fruit. IMG_8989.jpg
Star fruit. IMG_8989.jpg
40 feet up, getting some coconuts for us. From there he went up to the crown on top of the coconut tree.L1009480.jpg
40 feet up, getting some coconuts for us. From there he went up to the crown on top of the coconut tree.L1009480.jpg
Drinking coconut juice. IMG_9248.jpg
Drinking coconut juice. IMG_9248.jpg
Fresh coconut milk. Uhpw (Ponpean), is excellent tasting. IMG_1816.jpg
Fresh coconut milk. Uhpw (Ponpean), is excellent tasting. IMG_1816.jpg
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Coconut milk ready to be drunk. IMG_8057.jpg
Coconut milk ready to be drunk. IMG_8057.jpg
Yam and a a number different types of bananas. IMG_7798.jpg
Yam and a a number different types of bananas. IMG_7798.jpg
Unloading a yam. IMG_7823.jpg
Unloading a yam. IMG_7823.jpg
The eyes are on the scale. IMG_7892.jpg
The eyes are on the scale. IMG_7892.jpg
Yams. IMG_7771.jpg
Yams. IMG_7771.jpg
Some of the many fruits and vegetables to be judged. IMG_7807.jpg
Some of the many fruits and vegetables to be judged. IMG_7807.jpg
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IMG_7847.jpg
Fruits and vegetables to be judged. IMG_7852.jpg
Fruits and vegetables to be judged. IMG_7852.jpg
Taro, pineapple, bananas and coconuts. IMG_4640.jpg
Taro, pineapple, bananas and coconuts. IMG_4640.jpg
From our back porch. The land and ocean, may we preserve it and all that lives there. L1008352.jpg
From our back porch. The land and ocean, may we preserve it and all that lives there. L1008352.jpg