The heading above was the teaser line in my inmail box this morning. It originated from the author of an ‘environmental memoir’ blog from @2006 -07”,which blog he morphed into a published book and then into a documentary which was shown at a Sundance Film Festival. 321 more words
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Featuring vids with incredible cinematography, celebrity cameos, orangutans with sign language abilities and catchy tunes, here is a compilation of some of the most powerful videos with some very poignant messages about palm oil consumption and deforestation. 851 more words
With summer fast approaching, say hello to end-of-year celebrations, sun drenched days and balmy evenings! What a perfect opportunity to gather your picnic basket, blankets, and some close pals to relax, enjoy a beverage and indulge in some palm oil free treats. 615 more words
Have you ever gazed into the eyes of a baby orangutan? If not, I urge you to get on photo viewing website of choice and do it now (warning: your heart may burst). 424 more words
What is Fairtrade?
Fairtrade is about creating equitable wages and working conditions for farmers and producers. Simply, this benefits workers – who receive a fair day’s pay for their work; local communities – through direct investments in local schools, hospitals, clean water wells; the environment – by implementing sustainable farming standards that preserve ecosystems, conserve water and reduce waste; as well as the consumer – who is guaranteed quality products that are GMO free and grown with care. 494 more words