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The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
I recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France's presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake news, which regularly dogged this year's campaign in France as it did in the U.S. last year.
Ford is tinkering with the idea of using bamboo as a raw material, either in the form of upholstery for seat coverings or in plastic car parts.
A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back to international trade.
Sweden is home to what may be the world's first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
Meandering through the Armenian Quarter in old Jerusalem was the undisputed highlight during my recent visit to Israel, as this small neighborhood says so much about the complexities of the Middle East.
A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness."
As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start up may have the solution.
Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.