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.

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.

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 )

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 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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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.

Top 10 ethical destinations in the developing world

Green Traveler Guides

Every 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. By visiting these destinations, Top 10 ethical destinations in the developing world is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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.

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.

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.

Yoga Ethic 201: What Yoga Isn’t.

Elephant Journal

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Part 1: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

Eccorazzi

I recently was surprised to read a striking poem from a millennium ago heroically expressing ethical veganism, reproduced at Gary Francione’s Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights page on Facebook. Nicholson obviously sympathized with Ma‘arrī’s ethics.

Environmental Ethics

Eco Friendly Daily

The importance of the environment did not come up until the development of environmental ethics in the early 1970s when environmental groups like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth became established in 1971.

Ethical & Eco-Friendly Gift-Giving Guide for Babies & Children.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Work Featured Today babies eco-friendly ethical business For Children gift-giving non-toxic organic sustainable toys

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!

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.

THERE'S NOW'T FISHY ABOUT ETHICAL SHOPPING!

Green (Living) Review

SUSTAINABLE TUNA BRAND THE REEL FISH COMPANY NETS HUNDREDS OF NEW SHOPPERS Independent ethical tinned tuna brand, The Reel Fish Company, has been making air-waves on the telly, with the launch of its first fishy TV ad campaign, piloted on Yorkshire Tyne Tees and Meridian South television.

Part 2: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

Eccorazzi

Nicholson notes: “He took his stand with the Buddhists and Jainas on a principle which inspires all his ethics and constitutes his practical religion: the principle of non-injury [ ahiṃsā ]. Guest post by Timothy Conway, PhD. Find Part 1 of this post here.

Please, Jenna Dewan Tatum, stick to ethical veganism

Eccorazzi

She’s quick to encourage veganism in citing ethical reasoning, and we wish the interview stopped there. LA Times interviewed Jenna Dewan Tatum, and vegans everywhere were excited to add her to the list of vegans to reference in future “ but you can be like” conversations.

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.

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

Elephant Journal

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

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?

Creole Accents and Conservation Ethics in the Heart of Belize

Wend Magazine

Just past the Guatemala-Belize border, our Guatemalan driver pulled over. Aqui les dejo,” he said. Buen viaje, nos vemos! ” We got out, stretched our legs, and greeted Dirk, the driver of the van waiting to take us to our first project in Belize. Hey mon, how was da drive?”

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There’s no such thing as ‘ethical’ dairy ice cream

Eccorazzi

I don’t consider myself a word police, but a glaringly obvious misuse of the word ‘ethical’ in a headline alongside ‘dairy ice cream’ has left me no choice. If you’re interested in living ethically, please learn about how to go vegan. . In this piece posted by The Globe and Mail , Vancouver-based Betterwith Ice Cream is celebrated as being a superior frozen option thanks to sourcing milk that uses “cow-friendly” technology and it’s resulting traceability.

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

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!

The Ethical Trading Initiative

The Green Changemakers

[link] The Ethical Trading Initiative is a ground-breaking alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations. This year our corporate members' ethical trade activities touched the lives of over 9.4 What is ethical trade? Ethical trade means that retailers, brands and their suppliers take responsibility for improving the working conditions of the people who make the products they sell. Doing' ethical trade is much harder than it sounds.