Photo taken from the aisle of the plane, looking towards the seats.

Rising Cases and Less Restrictions: The Consequences of Traveling Amidst COVID-19

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 95 million people in the United States are fully vaccinated as of the end of April 2021. Though that seems like a significant number, that only accounts for 28% … Continue reading Rising Cases and Less Restrictions: The Consequences of Traveling Amidst COVID-19

The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of Oxford in England. The museum is located to the east of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and can only be accessed through that building.

Anthropology: An Analysis of Depression in Individualistic Compared to Collectivistic Societies

What Is Culture? Culture is an umbrella term for the ‘way of life of groups of people, meaning the way they spend their lives. Culture includes the way people dress up, the type of food they like, how people manage their mutual relationships. … Continue reading Anthropology: An Analysis of Depression in Individualistic Compared to Collectivistic Societies

A spacious dining room with purple pillows on the floor around a small table with a pot of tea and a big window stretched across the back wall

Anthropology: What Can We Learn from Zen Minimalism and Design in Japanese Culture?

The Western world has embraced minimalism as a visually pleasing style. However, Japanese zen minimalism sees beyond this. With its roots steeped in years of tradition and spirituality, zen minimalism is more than an appealing trend. It is an entire … Continue reading Anthropology: What Can We Learn from Zen Minimalism and Design in Japanese Culture?

A view of a boat a Cham Islands. A GEF Small Grants Programme project on Viet Nam's picturesque Cham Islands has been instrumental in protecting local ecosystems and improving livelihoods through careful regulation of land crab harvest and consumption.

Protecting Local Ecosystems: Vietnam’s Answer to the Environmental Crisis in the Cham Islands

Nestled in the South China Sea, just 15km from the bustling mainland, lies Vietnam’s tentative answer to the greatest crisis of our time. To the thousands of day-trippers who gaze fleetingly at its shores, The Cham Islands boast an unsubtle … Continue reading Protecting Local Ecosystems: Vietnam’s Answer to the Environmental Crisis in the Cham Islands