Chaga Mushroom

A gift from the Gods

Chaga mushroom, is a fungus in the family Hymenochaetaceae classified as “Inonotus obliquus”. It’s a parasitic fungi that grows on birch and other trees. The sterile conk is irregularly formed and has an appearance similar to burnt charcoal while the inside varies from reddish-brown to yellow-orange.

Rather than being soft like a mushroom, chaga is hard, almost as hard as wood and nothing like any common mushrooms. In fact, chaga is the most nutritionally dense of all tree growths. Like any plant that survives in harsh climates, chaga concentrates natural compounds for its protection, and that is why it is so powerful. It actually strengthens the host tree on which it makes potent phytochemicals, including

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Politics and Water

The Crises of Commerce and Supply


The process of climate change is an evolutionary process. Over the past 6000 years, the Sahara desert has continued to expand, but desert regions around the world are all expanding. And of course you must realise that what creates a desert is a lack of water.

As our population and industry continue to grow, evermore demands are being placed on a diminishing water supply. One of the features lying underneath most landmasses is that there are underground aquifers, reservoirs of water that can be accessed by well.

The well has been a feature of civilisation for many millennia, but one of the common features of all wells is that over time they

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