Post Tagged with: "Africa"

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Blood Diamonds: Why We Still Hate Them

Blood Diamonds: Why We Still Hate Them

Despite the Kimberly Process, in 2006, $23 million of blood diamonds originating from Cote d’Ivoire alone entered the market and there has been evidence of widespread fraudulent certificates.

by × August 8, 2013 × 0 comments

Ecology, Fair Fashion

Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

My Wildlife Works t-shirt is the graphic Maasai Boxy Tee, a printed version of the traditional Maasai design, on organic cotton. I am loving everything […]

by × January 23, 2013 × 8 comments

Worldchanging Women

Heroines for the Planet: Cheetah Conservation Fund Founder Dr. Laurie Marker

Heroines for the Planet: Cheetah Conservation Fund Founder Dr. Laurie Marker

Photo by Frans Lanting. You could call her the Cheetah Whisperer. But Dr. Laurie Marker’s remarkable devotion to the study and conservation of endangered cheetahs […]

by × October 1, 2012 × 0 comments

Worldchanging Women

Heroines for the Planet: Sseko's Liz Bohannon Empowers Ugandan Women with Sandals

Heroines for the Planet: Sseko's Liz Bohannon Empowers Ugandan Women with Sandals

Liz Bohannon isn’t your typical 20-something. Just out of college, Liz fearlessly set off to Uganda to experience another side of the world. Once there, […]

by × September 17, 2012 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

"Birds of Prey" Video: Edun's Fall Collection is Nearly Here!

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by × August 14, 2012 × 0 comments

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Fairtrade Della Bags Connects Online Shoppers with the Women of HoeHoe, Ghana

Fairtrade Della Bags Connects Online Shoppers with the Women of HoeHoe, Ghana

Della Bags are a perfect compliment to this Summer and Autumn’s mad-plaid pattern-on-pattern trends. Well executed, with colorful, African-inspired motifs, they are quick and inexpensive […]

by × July 19, 2010 × 4 comments

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Sustainable Style Makeover: African-Inspired Graphic Prints

Sustainable Style Makeover: African-Inspired Graphic Prints

Style story: Why does this winter feel so long…? We are ready for the fresh bright prints of spring- and in many combinations. Get ready […]

by × March 3, 2010 × 1 comment

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Eco Chick’s Heroines for the Planet: Danielle Nierenberg

Eco Chick’s Heroines for the Planet: Danielle Nierenberg

If it’s true that there are sayers and there are doers, Danielle Nierenberg falls firmly into the latter camp. Danielle is currently traveling through sub-saharan […]

by × March 1, 2010 × 1 comment

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A.D. Schwarz's African-Inspired Jewelry Debuts at Linhardt Studio in NYC

A.D. Schwarz's African-Inspired Jewelry Debuts at Linhardt Studio in NYC

Bracelets from the A.D. Schwarz collection; made from sustainably-harvested wood from Mozambique. Clearly, the perfect Summer bracelet is elusive; tennis bracelets are pretty but boring […]

by × July 20, 2009 × 1 comment

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Green Sheep of the Bush Monarchy? “Lauren Pierce” Launches Eco-Fashion Line

Green Sheep of the Bush Monarchy? “Lauren Pierce” Launches Eco-Fashion Line

Lauren (Bush) and (David) Lauren Twenty-four-year-old Lauren Bush let the word out in September that she’s launching an eco-friendly fashion line, although her decision to […]

by × October 13, 2008 × 3 comments