Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
The TGS classes of 2014 and 2015 will forever remember the color of the Tiputini river that snakes through Yasuní National Park, the sound of a rainforest storm, and the squish of the nutrient-rich, clay-like dirt on the floor of this ecosystem.
For four days, THINK Global School experienced the learning potential of a remote research station in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Being the first high school group to visit Tiputini Biodiversity Station, it was a real honor to meander the hiking trails with expert guides, observing the most biodiverse ecosystem in the world. Here, biology doesn’t just engage; it entrances.