Ocean Malandra


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Journalist and travel writer that divides his time between Northern California and South America.

Inside Colombia's Booming Cannabis Edibles Scene

Colombia is also home to the best quality bud south of the border, which might contribute to the happiness index as well! In fact, the country used to be the U.S.'s biggest supplier of uplifting sativa strains back in the 1960s and '70s, before Mexico took over and coca leaf became Colombia's new illicit cash crop.

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7 Common Kitchen Spices That Fight Cancer | Love Live Health

People who love spicy food are on the right track when it comes to fighting off disease through diet. Research has found that the intense taste of spices is associated with high concentrations of antioxidants and other powerful substances that have been proven to stop cancer in its tracks.

Indigenous Healer Faces Prison After Receiving Cactus in Mail

News of his arrest has sparked an online flurry of support with friends and supporters around the world quickly launching an online petition through the Web site causes.com that calls on the Swedish government to drop all charges immediately. The petition is gaining hundreds of signatures a day.

Amazon tribe defies Brazilian government and marks its own land

"Since the government won't assume its responsibility, we determined to do it ourselves." leaders of the Munduruku people said in a statement, Amazon Watch reported last week. "The government does not want to demarcate [Sawré Muybu] because it will obstruct the hydroelectric dams that they want to build on our river," the statement continues.

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The Top Viewpoints in San Francisco

With 49 hills and three sides surrounded by water, San Francisco is a city that offers views around each and every corner. From the downtown skyline to the islands of the bay, the Golden Gate Bridge to the rugged open ocean, there are more majestic views in SF than in any other city in the world.

Marijuana: The Super Antibiotic Of The Future - Reset.me

"Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era," Dr. Keiji Fukuda, the Assistant Director General for the World Health Organization's Health Security department, said last year after the WHO released its first ever global report on antibiotic resistance.

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