Snowy Owl Ethics

10,000 Birds

When he reached out to ask if he could contribute a piece to 10,000 Birds about about the ethics around the current Snowy Owl irruption in the central and eastern United States we were all for it! “In This quote perfectly sums up the state of the Snowy Owl/birding ethics discussion.

Ethics Schmethics

Environmental Economics

Summers put himself in somewhat of a sticky situation by recently acting as a (presumably very well paid) consultant to Citigroup , which, as per ethics rules implemented by the Obama administration, would prevent Summers from working on matters related to the large bank for a period of two years. Pre-withdrawal, David Warsh beat the ethics drum a few times ( here and here and here )

CO-OP VOTED MOST ETHICAL COMPANY IN PAST 25 YEARS BY ETHICAL CONSUMER READERS

Green (Living) Review

The Co-operative Group has been voted the UK''s most ethical company over the past 25 years by readers of Ethical Consumer magazine in spite of the problems that have recently beset the company. Readers were also asked what was their most difficult ethical shopping decision.

Transitional ethics

Green Living Tips

Sounds like a fancy term describing something complex, but transitional ethics is a simple concept and relates very well to dealing with some of the challenges of going green

World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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British shoppers becoming increasingly ethically-driven

Green (Living) Review

The global average was just over half, pitting the UK as the most ethically minded of the 11 countries profiled in McCann Worldgroup’s The Truth About Shopping research. ethical shopping green living

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Green Traveler Guides

Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world''s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry. World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Utilitarianism And Banana Ethics

Eccorazzi

There’s a particular argument used against ethical veganism that crops up rather too frequently. I am, of course, referring to the “argument” that animals and humans are harmed in the production of crops, so therefore ethical veganism is pointless and in contradiction with itself.

Is it possible to be a frugal and ethical shopper?

Green (Living) Review

Being a conscientious, ethical shopper is a never-ending struggle, but it becomes particularly difficult at this time of year, when it seems the whole world is going crazy for holiday shopping.

Yoga Ethic 201: What Yoga Isn’t.

Elephant Journal

Yoga conversation yoga ethics yoga philosophyThese are conversations we need to be having.

Everything Environmental rebrands ethical range

Green (Living) Review

The new brand name and tagline are intended to enhance the range’s ethical and environmental credentials while creating instant recognition.

THTC {The Hemp Trading Company}: Clothing That Makes Being Ethical Feel Bad*ss.

Elephant Journal

All of the above makes THTC pretty rock and roll when it comes to the things we care about and stand for at elephant.

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Investing ethically in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Twinned with this however, is surge in investors looking for more ethical opportunities for their money. The simplest and most obvious route to take is to search for a wealth management company that offers eco-friendly and ethical investment portfolios.

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I knew I had to start thinking about an ethical bridal gown. I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet.

Shop Ethical and Fair-Trade at Paper High

Hug a Tree with Me

We found alternatives such as buying fair-trade , handmade and local, and although big business and unethical still dominates the marketplace, we are buying more ethically today than ever before which is highly encouraging for a sustainable future.

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I knew I had to start thinking about an ethical bridal gown. I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet.

Ethical product sales grow 12% in spite of 'recessionary pressures'

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sales of ethical products grew by more than 12% in 2012 thus pushing the value of the ethical market to more than £54bn, according to recently released report. Seeing less activity was ethical personal products sales, which rose by just 3% to £1.8bn.

Ethical consumerism. Doh?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recently the term “ethical consumerism” arrived in some places in the media and I just cannot get my head around that oxymoron, which is a little in the league with “green consumerism.” What is ethical on consumption though I know very well where they are coming from and that is with regards to buying ethical goods, like buying green goods, but the point is to buy less stuff rather than to keep buying more and more and more.

5 Ways to Undo Hypocrisy in the Wellness World using Yoga’s Moral Code of Ethics.

Elephant Journal

I thought it best to use five of the 10 yamas and niyamas—ethical guidelines that yogis strive to practice and embody—to explain how we can not be hypocrites in the wellness world. Apprentice Thesis Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga ahimsa compassion cultural appropriation eight limbs elephant magazine hypocrisy non-harm religion spirituality surrender wellness world yoga teacher

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Phone Co-op brings first ethical smartphone to UK market

Green (Living) Review

The sustainably designed Fairphone boasts a range of powerful features and strong environmental credentials The Phone Co-op has become the UK’s first provider of the Fairphone, an ethically manufactured smartphone built using conflict-free minerals and repairable parts.

21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

Eco Chic

We hope this helps you get through your shopping list this year—remember that supporting healthy and ethical companies means you are not only getting a great gift, but you are putting your dollars where your values are. The post 21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

Smart and Sexy: Carry An Ethical Condom!

Eco Chic

The ethical condoms are made from natural latex at a fair-trade rubber plantation in India and are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. The post Smart and Sexy: Carry An Ethical Condom!

Can Happiness & Ethics Coexist in the Modern World?

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Right Livelihood balance decisions ethics happiness how to be happy modern society technologyThis is the kind of mindless consumerism that contributes to the destruction of the planet. Then again, I am going out on Friday and would feel pretty self-conscious if I don't wear something nice.

Ethical, Zero-Waste, Slavery-Free Fashion from Cambodia.

Elephant Journal

This Cambodian company is the only completely zero-waste fashion company on the market—and that translates to a ton of benefit for the planet.

The Fundamental Ethics of Yoga & Food.

Elephant Journal

“All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. All love life. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?” ~ Dhammapada 129-130. Enlightened Society Food Yoga ahimsa animal rights diet killing animals meat meat eating yogi nonviolence vegan vegetarian yoga philosophy yoga teacher yogic diet

Real Time Astral Diaries: Morals & Ethics. ~ Sean Kelly

Elephant Journal

Ecohabitude & GreenDrinks Kick Off Holiday Shopping with Style + Ethics

Eco Chic

To kick off the holiday shopping season in ethical style, online marketplace Ecohabitude co-hosted a socially conscious social and pop-up at their New York City showroom along with Green Drinks. FEATURED ARTISAN: Judi Powers Jewelry’s ethical jewelry collection.

Why Buying Ethically Seems Expensive (but Actually Isn’t).

Elephant Journal

Sustainable/ethically produced products often seem more expensive than their counterparts here's why. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only economies of scale environmental destruction ethical purchasing factory farming fair trade industrial agriculture industrial capitalism product lifecycle true costs

The Brilliant Fashion That’s Ethical, Unisex, and Challenging Expectations

Eco Chic

The unisex (ethical) fashion movement is a reflection of what’s happening in society. Smart and functional unisex designs from ethical lable The Superflous Culture. Materials are sourced ethically and organically, and the manufacturing of all product is nearly entirely local.

Livia Firth Unveils New Ethical Shoe Collection

Eccorazzi

The designer is the first accessories label to create a Green Read More The post Livia Firth Unveils New Ethical Shoe Collection appeared first on Ecorazzi. Good news for “green” shoe lovers!

A Fundamental Ethic for Everyone.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis Presents… Yay! The U.S. Finally has a Third Party…Be careful what you wish for. Is it possible to: people, planet, profit, triple bottom line, make tons of money, change the world for the better, leave it better than we find it and have fun doing so?

deliberateLIFE. The green and ethical magazine for the iPad generation

Green (Living) Review

Furthermore the magazine will bring the reader inspiring stories of organizations and people doing great work, ethically made products that that editors and authors think are worth keeping and many more information on how we can all do our part to build a better tomorrow together.

EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

The post EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia appeared first on Eco-Chick. Escapes chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlust

7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

Eco Chic

I picked 7 ethical fashion pieces that I found particularly on trend for this fall. This feminist-minded brand specializes in fair trade and handmade products that are both beautiful and ethical. The post 7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

17 Ethical, Sustainable and Unique Gift Ideas for Holiday, 2016

Eco Chic

“Purchasing garments that are made ethically and that have a traceable supply chain ultimately supports the greater mission of changing the low standards that exist in the fashion industry,” said Sofia. All the candles are hand-poured and made from ethical ingredients.

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How to Be a (More) Ethical Meat Eater.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Food Featured Today christopher hitchens ethics factory farming michael sandel veganism meat eating vegetarianism It is said that pigs on the way to slaughter can sense what is coming and squeal horrifying screams of terror. Their hairless bodies are reminiscent of those of humans.

Can Fur Ever Be Ethical?

Elephant Journal

If you’re anything like me, fur is not an option. I will not buy it and do not wish to receive it. If you’re not like me though, please consider alternatives to the fur found in designer department stores. The fur industry is overwhelmingly brutal, however, that is not what advertisers would like us to believe. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Ecofashion animal cruelty animals Fur PETA

Ethical Travel City Guide to Old San Juan, Puerto Rico: Casa Sol, Castles and Conscious Shops

Eco Chic

I had heard there were some great ethical boutiques to check out: WHERE TO SHOP: LUCA, CONCALMA & POETS PASSAGE. Just a few minutes’ walk from Concalma was LUCA , another boutique specializing in local Puerto Rican designers and ethical, slow fashion.

Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Four hoteliers are world’s most ethical 18 March 11 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | T he Ethisphere Institute lists three U.S.-based

Whole Animal Butchery: Reviving the Art, Contemplating the Ethics.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Boulder Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only artisanal foods butchery eat local environment ethics food organic the lost artsHow much meat we consume and how we consume it is serious business.

EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

The post EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia appeared first on Eco-Chick. Escapes Featured chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlust

Spirituality, Speciesism, and The Ethical Symmetry Gap

Eccorazzi

A sound refutation of the abolitionist worldview would certainly negate its corresponding ethical duties. As Gary Steiner states in Animals and the Limits of Postmodernism, “The origin of ethical principles is not some detached transcendent standpoint.

3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

Eco Chic

Belvele, Seven Sisters PDX, and Everyday Magic all contribute to an ethical fashion experience—whether it’s in how eco-friendly their products are, catering to made in the U.S.A. I was informed that the diamond was ethically mined, and each part of the ring was handmade with care.