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The importance of “Seed Re-Matriation” and Indigenous Food Soveriegnty with @rowenwhite_seed - thanks to @LizSK5 for this article in @ModFarm
How Seed Saving Is Repairing a Painful Past for Native Americans - Modern Farmer
Reclaiming food traditions, a big part of it.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith to pay off Morehouse 2019 grads' student debt. RESPECT
Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans
At Morehouse graduation, philanthropist Robert F. Smith has big surprise announcement. His his family is providing a grant to eliminate the student lo...
Visiting the beautiful museum and archeological site of Casa Santo Domingo in Antigua, Guatemala. A place not to miss! Glad we made a u-turn and found our way back here today! #monastery #museum #santodomingo #guatemala #travelogue #gardens
Here's a cool update on my #science #memoir "The Plant Hunter". My fabulous agent at MMQLIT made our first international sale in Taiwan! Who knows how many languages it will ultimately be released in? So exciting! I better get back to writing! 😊
#WomenInScience #scicomm #botany
"Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards," in Nature, 2 months ago.
Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards
A desperate plan to fight a citrus scourge has public-health advocates and scientists concerned.
Rode up a mountain today with my BFF of >30 years to take a closer look at Volcan de Pacaya (the #Pacaya #volcano 🌋)! The #lava was flowing, the smoke billowing. It was awe inspiring!
#explore #horseback #guatemala #adventure #getoutside #nature #naturalarea #CentralAmerica
Beneath every forest is a web of roots, fungi and bacteria connecting trees and plants - aka the 'wood wide web'.
'Wood wide web' tree social network mapped
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one anothe...
Some good news for once 😀- the Waorani people have beaten Ecuador's government in court. Their land can't be auctioned off to oil companies without their consent.
An Uncommon Victory for an Indigenous Tribe in the Amazon
Advocates from ethnic minorities—particularly indigenous people—face a high risk of violent attack from supporters of mining, logging, and other i...
Is there anything quite as delicious as a ripe, juicy 🥭 mango?
Mangoes are from the genus Mangifera - originating in South Asia but now cultivated across the tropics. As a member of the Anacardiaceae family, mangoes are relatives of cashews, peppertree & poison ivy! #foodie
Be sure to check out Dr. Nadja Cech's interview on NPR! @JZK60 @jkellogg916 @jeffshaferPR @UNCG_Mass_Spec @Derick_Devon @UNCG_CAS @UNCG_Mass_Spec @UNCGChancellor @UNCGHonors @UNCGResearch @hailceezur @MitchCroatt
Hello from Guatemala! First stop today- a local produce stand where I got to taste some delicious local tortillas- fresh and hot off the grill 😋 #Foodie #Guatemala #travelogue #maize #corn #ethnobotany #tasty #FoodForThought #Foodiechats #FoodiePharmacology
Wild yam (Dioscorea villosa) is a common twining herbaceous vine draping over trees and bushes. It is easy to identify from its beautiful heart shaped leaves and their small green or yellow flowers.
Congrats to all of the 2019 graduates from #QuaveLab! I’m so proud of you!!!
Sandeep Voleti, Jenny Feng, Asma Syed, Jessie Moore, Mickie Xu, Afam Maduka, Andrew Bi, Zach Cooper, Emily Maccabee, Jimmy Xu & James Du!!! #Emory #research
Great coverage of our work in the Daily Beast: https://t.co/sI1jOI6iyX
Hello fellow #foodies! I've had a busy couple of weeks w/ work travel - but fear not - more #FoodiePharmacology #podcast episodes are on their way next week! I'm leaving for #Guatemala tomorrow & will be on the hunt for some interesting botanical #ingredients! Stay tuned!
What a great @emorycollege #commencement2019 ! Was wonderful to cheer on the newly minted class of 2019 graduates as they crossed the stage! Honored to be here with these talented & inspirational faculty! #graduation #emory
Congratulations @EmoryCSHH Asst. Prof Cassandra Quave (@QuaveEthnobot) for earning the #Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching in Dermatology and Human Health!
#EMORY @EmoryCSHH faculty ready to march! #Graduation2019 @emorycollege @EmoryUniversity #Graduation
Wise words to reflect on this #Emory graduation day 🎓 There are so many challenges that lay ahead- loss of biodiversity, food insecurity, climate change, antibiotic resistance & more. Young people- you can bring about change. It will take #hope #grit #compassion. #BeTheChange
The young people of this 21st century represent our planet now. They have the ability to bring about change. Even as climate change increases in intensity, they can work together in the spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood to find and share solutions. They are our real hope.
#Graduation is such a special time of year! I ❤️ the chance to meet my students’ families. Today we honored Jimmy & other top performing students at the @emorycollege Honors ceremony. Jimmy earned High Honors in Chemistry for his analytical #phytochemistry research in #QuaveLab
Word of the day: “peony” -- one of the profusely petalled species in the genus Paeonia. The name of these long-lived, brief-flowering plants is from “Paeon”, physician to the Gods in Greek myth; their associations inc. healing & compassion, as well as glorious, gratuitous beauty.