What is the role of pain in our lives?  Pain, we can all agree, is unpleasant, both physically and emotionally. Pain acts as an alarm when faced with danger. Pain can be excruciating, tragic, the forerunner of death. In short,

Sustainable development of hotel and tourism industries plays a significant role in achieving the SDGs. A large number of island and Southern European countries (like the Maldives, the Seychelles, Montenegro, Croatia and others) strongly depend on income from travelers around

The chachafruto (‘basul,’ Erythrina edulis), a leguminous tree native to the Andean region that produces large and sweet beans inside its pods, reminds me of my childhood in eastern Antioquia, Colombia. During the harvest season, the beans were used to produce delicious and

Twenty-eight million children have been driven from their homes by violence and conflict within and across borders since 2016. Children make up about a third of the global population but about half of all refugees. In 2015 the number of

The Fabric Social is a conscious fashion label the clothes of which involve silk and cotton materials woven by artisans on traditional handlooms in Northeast India. While it isn't too uncommon nowadays to hear about slow fashion brands focusing on and

Kimberly and Priscilla Addison are the two Co-founders of '57 Chocolate, a luxury chocolate brand inspired by their Ghanian roots. Kimberly is a graduate of Boston College’s Arts and Sciences Program, where she obtained a Bachelors of Arts in French

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. Australian B Corp Joins Global Effort to Reduce Plastics in Oceans United Nations General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa last week launched

The krama is one of those traditional pieces of cloth, the tradition in this case being Cambodian, which to its culture represents more than just an ordinary clothing item. Worn by locals of virtually all ages and backgrounds, and applicable to

We typically think of gardens as inconsequential hobbies or places for families to grow a few extra vegetables in the summer, not essential tools in the fight against climate change. However, as our ecological infrastructure continues to deteriorate, it becomes clear

The Clothing Bank is a business initiative founded by Tracey Gilmore and Tracey Chambers. The aim of the entreprise is to reduce poverty in South Africa by providing unemployed women with the knowledge and tools necessary to create small businesses

Interested in fashion from a young age, I would save my babysitting money to buy a chic pair of shoes and Gloria Vanderbilt velvet jeans. In all honesty, I did not think twice about where the garments came from, fair

I live in Rural America and have many times before, in numerous states, and can honestly say, I prefer it over the big city and suburban lifestyle. It has a slower pace of life and things that seem so important

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