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Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies - A Review.

Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies
Edited by Sarah Lyon and Mark Moberg
New York, NY: New York University Press, 2010. 307 pp. $25.00 paper. 995 more words

The Conversation on Gender

There is considerable progress in the area of giving girls from all backgrounds the opportunity they deserve as human beings. As educated women we know and understand our worth and refuse to be put down by chauvinistic ideas, whether those ideologies stem from males or our female counterparts. 467 more words

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What is your Ecological Footprint

The consensus is that climate change is the single greatest threat of the world’s environment but out own choices as consumers will harm the planet in more significant localized ways. 665 more words

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Adaptation and Inclusive Development: Ensuring That Nobody’s Left Behind

As the impacts of climate change increase in severity, and are felt on a daily basis, adapting to climate change has become one of the main aspects of addressing the adverse effects of climate change. 1,218 more words

Climate Change

Adaptive Reuse and the Future of our Heritage

In June of 2009, New York City unveiled the first segment of an ambitious urban renewal project called The High Line. Built on a long stretch of derelict elevated freight rail structures that date back to the 1930’s, the High Line is an urban park that traverses three of Manhattan’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton, the Meatpacking District, and West Chelsea. 727 more words

Life

“Walk to the well.
Turn as the earth and the moon turn,
Circling what they love.
Whatever circles comes from the centre.”

- Rumi

Sustainable Development

Significant ways to reduce our contributions to this climate issue

The things we buy ultimately link us to a huge range of environment, social, economic and political issues.

“Buying ethical products sends support directly to progressive companies while at the same time depriving others that abuse for profit”. 1,193 more words

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