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Ecology

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Kenya’s increasingly severe dry spells are putting pressure on the country’s cow and goat farmers. But a project in Isiolo is helping women tap into a booming – and drought-resistant – source of income: camel milk.

by × August 22, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

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Silk Is An Ancient Natural Fabric, But Is It Ethical? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Silk is a favorite of royals, and still reigns as one the most supreme and luxurious fabrics sought after today.

by × June 20, 2016 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Growing up, our aversion to sunscreen was a result of a myth: that black people don’t need sun protection.

by × June 14, 2016 × 4 comments

Fair Fashion

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Hear What Fashion Experts Say About Ethics & Design on New Conscious Chatter Podcast

A podcast for those of us totally infatuated with new ways of looking at, and encountering fashion.

by × April 19, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Fair-trade embroidery that’s a true work of art.

by × March 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Creative Arts

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

The water feels like heaven, like home, like a new adventure.

by × March 2, 2016 × 3 comments

Creative Arts

Women in Water Writing Contest Winners!

Women in Water Writing Contest Winners!

The winners have been announced!

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Op/Ed

Affirmative Overreaction: Frustrated by Fisher

Affirmative Overreaction: Frustrated by Fisher

The lack of discussion about Fisher’s personal vendetta against affirmative action programs is very telling of mainstream feminism’s inexperience with how race and feminism intersect.

by × December 28, 2015 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

One-of-a-Kind Holiday Gifts That Will Lift Women From Poverty

One-of-a-Kind Holiday Gifts That Will Lift Women From Poverty

Enabling women to support themselves, their family and their community, which reinvigorates her spirit.

by × December 11, 2015 × 0 comments

Ecology

Hebrew Priestess Sarah Shamirah Chandler on Judaism and the Environment

Hebrew Priestess Sarah Shamirah Chandler on Judaism and the Environment

Jewish spiritual practice is actually deeply rooted in the ancient rhythms of the seasons.

by × November 9, 2015 × 0 comments