Hiking Basics for the Clueless

  First, I just want to say that I am not a hiking expert. I have been hiking for a few years now though, and have been doing more the past year.  This makes me feel that I am no longer as clueless as I used to be. For the ladies out there who would want to explore and try…

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Urban Hiking in Oakland

  Tucked in the middle of urban Oakland are hiking trails. To start our year, we went off and explored these hidden gems. We have always wanted to check the hiking scene here, and got the push that we need after catching Trailhead, a documentary about Oakland’s wild land parks and trails. Producer Stan Dodson was there at the screening,…

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Nature Tripping in Los Angeles, California

A lot of people visit Los Angeles for the many bright things it offers — Hollywood and all its grandeur, the beaches, beautiful people, museums, food, culture, Rose Bowl — but if you happen to get the chance to go there for a quick trip, don’t forget to take your hiking shoes with you as the city has so many…

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Nuclear Refugees

  Is the world ready for nuclear refugees? This was all I could think of on our way home from the talk, World in Danger: From Fukushima to California, held in Berkeley, CA last Sunday (November 22).  Now that the world has been facing more catastrophes than ever, with natural disasters happening almost daily over the last decade, causing countless…

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The Business of Climate Change

  One can never stress, highly enough, the significance of the climate change talk hosted by US President Barack Obama with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Filipino scientist Aisa Mijeno, at the APEC 2015 CEO Summit held in Manila, Philippines. The segment highlighted climate change from the perspective of two entrepreneurs — from their concerns, to the solutions they have…

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