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Dr. Chris Murphy
Why GOTS organic certification of textiles is so important

Why GOTS organic certification of textiles is so important

Do you know what you're getting when you pick a product off the shelf labelled 'organic'? Unlike food, for fibres the term ‘organic’ is not regulated. This can be misleading for consumers as textile products may be falsely labelled as ‘organic’. This is where the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is so important.

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Nisa Shah
4 Eco-Friendly Mother's Day Gifts

4 Eco-Friendly Mother's Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is on 22nd March – the fourth Sunday of Lent. This is the perfect time to think about Mother Earth when buying a gift for your own mother! Here are four of our favourite sustainable gift ideas, for the eco-mums!

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Nisa Shah
Top Ten Reasons to Love Organic Cotton

Top Ten Reasons to Love Organic Cotton

Many studies have cited indebtedness as the major contributing factor to the appallingly high rate of suicides in conventional (i.e. non-organic) farmers in developing countries. Organic farming practices help to greatly offset such risks...

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Nisa Shah
2020 Vision Needed Now!

2020 Vision Needed Now!

People who are seeing irreversible climate change as the biggest challenge they are facing, more so than terrorism, access to healthcare or unemployment, have 2020 vision. As global warming increased, people and ecosystems experienced the climate change; and the change is very visible - from the hurricane-ravaged coasts, catastrophic bush fires in the Amazon,  California and Australia to the fast-warming Arctic. People are alarmed, and rightly so. "The moment of crisis has come" in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. Scientists named 2019 Earth’s second-warmest year on record, making the last decade our warmest. Indeed, eight...

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