Author: carsonmae

  • Waste Not Want Not

    By: Carson Chambers and Zoe Sirivejachipan Since we’ve been in Thailand, we’ve experienced a wide array of subcultures within the country.  Within each unique area, we have been exposed to a variety of subtle differences and similarities.   All humans have to deal with the not-so-glamorous issue of waste – what do we qualify as waste?  […]

  • Yum, Yum, Yum- Thai food

    By: Carson Chambers and Zoe Sirivejchaphan The following post concerns the food we have been eating and presents the viewpoints of two people, one who is vegan and one who is Thai American. From the Vegan I came to Thailand expecting it to be difficult, if not impossible, to maintain my vegan diet.  I also didn’t […]

  • Aquaculture in Thailand: Economic Pressures versus Ecological Health

    By: Carson Chambers and Alexa Ferdig Fringed with rich aquatic biodiversity both along shores and inland fresh waterways, Thailand’s marine life plays an integral role in Thai society.  The farming of marine species including shrimp, prawns, muscles, finfish and cockles is a major aspect to the economy and culture of Thailand.  Salt water (brackish) aquaculture […]