Going Ape for Fair Trade Electronics

From Fair Trade Chocolate to Fair Trade Electronics, raising awareness of a growing movement … More Going Ape for Fair Trade Electronics

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The Birds, the Bees…and the Bats: Rooftop Meadow Restores NYC Nature

Rooftop Meadow in Greenpoint, Brooklyn brings native species back to the city, but not where you might think… Continuing the quest to find out what “sustainable living” looks like in a big city, I found myself this past Friday at Kingsland Wildflowers, a rooftop meadow in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, right next-door to New York City’s wastewater … More The Birds, the Bees…and the Bats: Rooftop Meadow Restores NYC Nature

Apes and Palm Oil: How YOU can save orangutans with your groceries

Hello All, Back when I was at the goat farm in Tenessee, I took an online class taught by Jane Gooddall through a program called Masterclass. The class was about conservation and chimpanzee behavior and was a-ok. If you’re into chimpanzees and want to learn about conservation through a fireside chat-like series with Jane Gooddall, I’d … More Apes and Palm Oil: How YOU can save orangutans with your groceries

Monkey Business

Hello All, This time last year I was leaving Germany, California bound. Saying goodbye to all the strange foods, people and places…. Cue dream sequence sound bite (click here): There was the.. German foods with Jello    Gimmicky American packaged food at Netto  Ewok messages, vintage scooters, and clever business combos    Spock-packs   elfie hair and outfits … More Monkey Business