Las Vegas' Sheldon Adelson wants to build a Eurovegas in Spain. Madrid and Barcelona are competing for the project but Spaniards are demonstrating against it, due to the huge social and environmental impact the project would have.
Sam Greenblatt liked working for Starbucks—he thought the company treated its employees well. But when he learned that Starbucks offers 100-percent fair trade-certified coffee and espresso at its stores in Europe, he
From making ecocide a criminal offense to giving animals their own legal public defenders, TreeHugger has often explored the notion of how and how far the law should recognize the rights of our non-human neighbors. Over at Permaculture Magazine,
Today FEED, the international blogger meeting at the Valencia Design Week, took us on a pleasant visit to GAN, Gandia Blascos' rug showroom. Laura Mora explained us how all their rugs are hand-made under fair-trade conditions in India with 100% natural
When I wrote about masturbation as an economic act (it really wasn't as smutty as it sounds!), I warned against a scarcity mentality—arguing instead that we must embrace abundance, and learn to think beyond money to see the real wealth that is
From local investing in "everybody eats" restaurants, through slow business and the best vacation response ever, to a revival of simple low-impact living and DIY culture, the signs are everywhere of a fascinating new (and old) economic model emerging
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has confirmed, to HuffPo, that the animal advocacy organization will launch a porn site at peta.XXX. PETA historically has not hesitated to bare flesh
The other day I responded to reader criticisms of a clean energy pioneer based on the money he had made, arguing that to ramp up renewables we need to demonstrate financial success. Yet there is no doubt that material wealth and economic prosperity