Category Archives: Economy

An Eco-Friendly Halloween

Fair Trade Economy “Halloween is the sweetest day of the year for most kids. But while we gobble up treats, the burden falls on children of West Africa, which exports 43 percent of the world’s chocolate. Almost half of the Ivory Coast cocoa farmers’ kids never go to school because their families need them to […]

Most Polluted Places in the World and the United States

My previous entry on Do you Love your Neighbor? lead me to wishing there was a service for eco-geeks to tell whether neighborhoods were polluted before moving there. It’s important information people would want to know, especially if they intended to settle and start a family there. I imagine such a site would be thrown […]