Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 8, 2018: Fair Trade Gold and Ethical Jewelry’s Deepest Questions

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Mark Choyt, the founder of Reflective Jewelry, talks with Earth911 … The post Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 8, 2018: Fair Trade Gold and Ethical Jewelry’s Deepest Questions appeared first on Earth911.com.

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The ethics of water as a finite resource

October 21, 2017 by  
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If water is essential to life, the ethical response is to share it with all of life.

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Researchers shoot 5 live pigs in the head to study blood spatter patterns

September 16, 2015 by  
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Animal rights activists are accusing a group of forensics researchers of the cruel and unnecessary killing of five pigs in New Zealand. Researchers at two public universities in New Zealand took part in a forensics study that involved shooting live pigs in the head in order to study blood spatter patterns , which they claim can help them learn about human injuries and help criminal cases. Experimenting on live animals in the name of science may not be as common as it once was, but advocates for animals are still working to end this cruel practice forever. Read the rest of Researchers shoot 5 live pigs in the head to study blood spatter patterns

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PETA urges probe of endangered monkeys’ death at zoo

January 16, 2015 by  
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Two tiny endangered monkeys died  at a Louisiana zoo last week after being left out in the cold overnight, as temps dipped into the 30s F. A third monkey survived the exposure, and the zoo caretaker responsible for the deaths has since resigned. People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is calling for a probe into the deaths to determine if the incident is an indication of wider-spread problems at the zoo. Read the rest of PETA urges probe of endangered monkeys’ death at zoo Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cotton top tamarins , cotton top tamarins killed , Louisiana zoo , monkey deaths , monkey zoo deaths , monkeys killed , monkeys killed at Louisiana zoo , monkeys zoo killed , People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals , PETA , United States Department of Agriculture , usda

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The 10 Best Ethical Travel Destinations for 2014

January 2, 2014 by  
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Let Ethical Traveler’s annual report on the world’s top 10 ethical destinations be your guide to choosing your next vacation spot this year.

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When Energy Savings Backfire, Emissions Increase

June 7, 2011 by  
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Lloyd has explored the Jevons Paradox before, namely the idea that improvements in energy efficiency don’t always result in energy savings—as lower running costs lead to increased use.

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day Tomorrow, May 14

May 13, 2011 by  
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Image: Courtesy of WorldofGood.com World of Good , the socially responsible marketplace that was acquired by eBay in 2010, recently took a trip down to Guatemala to visit some of its artisan suppliers and to get a better sense of the social and political climate in which they operate. I spoke with Siddharth Sanghvi, co-founder of World of Good, about the trip and some of the impacts of fair trade—and since tomorrow, May 14, happens to be World Fair Trade Day , it’s a good time to dig a little dee… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dangerously Cold Rental Homes Will Now Be Made Illegal

May 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Liz (perspicatious.org) , used under Creative Commons license.

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Why Chinese Go to England to Buy Shoes Made in China

March 10, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Elliott Brown , used under Creative Commons license. Terracycle once sang the praises of intelligent globalization , and from kite-powered ships to the return of the airship , we’ve seen plenty of ways that international travel and commerce can be made less…

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Melting Polar Ice Sheets Overtake Glaciers As Main Cause of Sea Level Rise – One Foot By 2050 Possible

March 10, 2011 by  
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photo: Christine Zenino / Creative Commons New satellite research shows that not only are both the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets melting more rapidly than climate models have shown, but have now overtaken ice loss from mountain glaciers… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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