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First Butterflies, Then Bees, The Bats, and Then Olive Trees

An Article of Dr. Ali’s Fermentation Course Majid Ali, M.D. The year 2014 was a hard year for olive trees in Italy. More than one million of them trees in Puglia (the heel of the country on the map) were lost to a catastrophic bacterial infection. There was also damage caused by extreme heat, torrential rains and hailstorms. I anticipate

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Humans Are Not At the Top of the Food Chain

Majid Ali, M.D. Dr. Ali’s Fermentation Course We humans position ourselves at the top of the food chain, and then celebrate that delusion in many ways. Biology is an equalizer. I do not see the so-called food chain as a chain, nor do I recognize any exalted positions in the hunter-hunted dynamics. In the eternal predator-prey dance of life and

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