Mississauga: Kevin Saldanha: A hike back in geological time
30 May: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 2 pages. Kevin Saldanha takes people on a 12.5-kilometer hike back to the beginning of multi-cellular life on Earth to help them understand our connection to other living beings. He’s a veterinarian in Ontario, Canada, and the founder of the Ancestor’s Trail Hike in Mississauga, Ontario. The hike is an opportunity to combine education about the natural world… Photos + text 1483 words. click here
Kevin was born in 1957 in Nakuru, Kenya and spent the early 70s in Saligao, Goa before moving to Bombay to study veterinary medicine. He got married and moved to Canada after earning an MVSc from Bangalore in 1982. He has practiced veterinary medicine in Canada since 1986 after attaining a DVM from Guelph. He is a life member of the G.O.A. Toronto and led the 2008 Toronto International Goan Convention. He is a vegetarian by choice and a Secular Humanist by conviction. click here
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