成龍 Jackie Chan reminds us that when you buy rhino horn “You are paying for guns, bullets, arrows, chainsaws, axes and machetes to hack off the face of the rhino, and you are paying for the life of a beautiful creature.”
President Obama bans the sale of ivory in the hope of saving elephants from the highest poaching rates in decades.
Teens looking to save money on their prom ensembles choose an alternative to the boutiques and wear recycled dresses and accessories.
Dian Fossey Birthday Remembrance
“Fossey worried that mountain gorillas might not live to see the end of the last century. Thanks to the work Fossey started, which has been carried on through the intensive conservation methods used by the Fossey Fund today, they have survived and increased in number. If Fossey were still alive today, we believe that would be the best birthday present possible.”
Ready to wrap all of those gifts? Do it more sustainably!
The food group Ferrero has announced that its flagship product Nutella is now using 100% segregated palm oil certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in the French market. Ferrero also confirmed that it will source exclusively RSPO-certified palm oil globally starting from 2014, bringing its initial target forward by one year.
For more eco-friendly gift ideas for this holiday season, check out my Pinterest board!