Nestlé, Palm Oil and the Power of the Internet

March 18, 2010 by  
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Protesters in Orangutan suits and modified Kit Kat signs. In a great example of Gorilla marketing, Greenpeace in Europe appears to have been successful in persuading Nestlé to drop Indonesian palm oil producer Sinar Mas Group because of their “continued expansion into rain forests and “critical orangutan habitat.” The campaign focuses on Kit Kat, the most popular chocolate bar in Europe, and is a great example of how activists can succeed and how corporations can screw up bigtime. (Note: Nestlé does not make Kit Kat in the United States, it is licenced to Hershey) …

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Why Haven’t Electric Bikes Caught On?

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Creative Kid Mobility: Bike to Baby Stroller in Seconds

March 18, 2010 by  
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On my bike in the middle of the day, I see a lot of moms on the streets pushing strollers, and I always ponder that some of them might be happier and get more done on a bike. However, I know the hurdles to biking with babies, and there’s an awkward in-between time when babies get too big (and also too heavy) for bike seats and trailers but they may not be quite rea… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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News From Mother Jones: The Future of Meat

March 18, 2010 by  
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Hi, TreeHuggers. Here’s what’s new over at Mother Jones ‘ Blue Marble blog: Meat Production Set To Double by 2050 : A new report offers insights into meat’s environmental impact.

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