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“What’s Good for Women is Good for the World” – Fair Trade Certified – May 8, 2015

In celebration of Mother’s Day in the United States, Fair Trade Certified published an infographic about how fair trade empowers women: “Women are a driving force behind agricultural productivity in developing countries, but inequality keeps female farmers from thriving. Fair Trade inspires change, and you can be part of the solution. For every Fair Trade […]

“This machine can make salty water drinkable — using only the sun’s rays” – The Washington Post – May 6, 2015

On May 6, 2015 The Washington Post reported on a water desalination system developed by a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) “that uses the sun’s energy to turn brackish liquid into contaminant-free water safe for drinking and for crops.” The system was inspired during and developed/inveneted following a trip to India in […]