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H&M Named World's Most Ethical Company

H&M Named World's Most Ethical Company | Sustainable environment | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular perceptions of how fast-fashion brands do business, H&M has been named a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company. The award was given by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent research group that promotes "best practices in corporate ethics and governance."

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Nike sees CO2 dyeing as revolutionary | Dyes & Chemicals News

Nike sees CO2 dyeing as revolutionary | Dyes & Chemicals News | Sustainable environment | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain.

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The Economics Of The Illegal Wildlife Trade - One Of The Most Lucrative Black Markets In The World

The Economics Of The Illegal Wildlife Trade - One Of The Most Lucrative Black Markets In The World | Sustainable environment | Scoop.it

May 29, 2013 Economy Watch

THE ECONOMICS OF THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

The illegal trade of animals or animal parts has become one of the most lucrative black market activities in the world. Driven by the promise of high profit margins, poachers in Africa – namely militias, armed groups, and insurgent groups – have driven rhinos and elephants close to extinction, while murdering hundreds of park rangers in the process.  NGOs and governments now face a race against time to reduce demand for wildlife trade, particularly in Asia, as well as to equip those on the frontline to fight a well-armed enemy.... http://www.economywatch.com/economy-business-and-finance-news/the-economics-of-the-illegal-wildlife-trade.29-05.html

 

May 29, 2013 World Wildlife Fund
UN CHIEF TAKES POACHING CONCERNS TO SECURITY COUNCIL http://wwf.panda.org/how_you_can_help/?uNewsID=208833&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

MORE ON THE TRAGEDY OF WILDLIFE POACHING http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?page=1&q=POACHING

 

 

 

 


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Greer Noble's curator insight, May 29, 2013 2:56 PM

Attention world! PLEASE bouycot Asia. Greed, greed, greed, greed. God, how is it that the powers that be can send people to the moon but can't SAVE the most magnificent animals on this earth.

 

Asia, what are you going to do after you've murdered all our elephant, rhino etc????? How are you then going to quench your greed and lust?

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H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing | Ecouterre

H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing | Ecouterre | Sustainable environment | Scoop.it
H&M and Zara have pledged to eliminate the use of endangered-forest fibers in all of their rayon and viscose clothing.

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Poachers kill 300 elephants (and other animals) with cyanide in 'worst massacre in southern Africa for 25 years'

Poachers kill 300 elephants (and other animals) with cyanide in 'worst massacre in southern Africa for 25 years' | Sustainable environment | Scoop.it

Treehugger, October 33, 2013

In 2011, at least 17,000 African elephants were killed for their tusks...

Zimbabwe Hwange National Park...seen from the air to be littered with the deflated corpses of elephants, often with their young calves dead beside them, as well as those of other animals. There is now deep concern that the use of cyanide – first revealed in July, but on a scale that has only now emerged – represents a new and particularly damaging technique in the already soaring poaching trade... http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/poachers-kill-300-elephants-cyanide-worst-massacre-southern-africa-25-years.html

 

 

August 13, 2013 Guardian Environment
                      THE WILDLIFE POACHING EPIDEMIC:
  ▶  EXPERTS ESTIMATE THAT A MIND-BOGGLING 25,000 TO 40,000 ELEPHANTS ARE SLAUGHTERED ANNUALLY ACROSS THE AFRICAN CONTINENT.  RHINO POACHING UP IN 2013 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/aug/13/war-african-poaching-militarisation-fail

 

▶  EXTINCTION AHEAD: TWO-THIRDS OF FOREST ELEPHANT SLAUGHTERED BY IVORY POACHERS IN PAST DECADE  http://sco.lt/5cG05R

 

 

▶  INSIDE THE GLOBAL INDUSTRY THAT'S SLAUGHTERING AFRICA'S ELEPHANTS -- A CRIMINA HORROR http://sco.lt/62hDkX

 

 

▶  THE TRAGIC SLAUGHTER OF TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ELEPHANTS -- JUST FOR THEIR TUSKS  http://sco.lt/8GNLvN

 

▶  NEW THREAT TO CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE:  "CYBERPOACHING" - EXTINCTION NEARS http://sco.lt/6CmpXt

 

 

 

 

 


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