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Educational

Cait possesses an unquenchable thirst for continuous learning. In these articles you will find a broad range of topics to help better understand the changing world around us.

Environmental Impact of PPE is Mounting. What Can Be Done About It?

Take a walk outside and you’re likely to see masks, gloves, or disposable sanitary wipes scattered about the ground. What began as a sign of due diligence to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 is now causing concern among many about the mounting environmental impact of PPE (personal protective equipment).  Mark Benfield, a professor at…

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10 Million Enslaved In Bondage Labor Worldwide

In March 2016 police forces and local authorities launched one of the biggest raids on brick kiln factories in southern India freeing 546 workers. The operation was part of ongoing efforts to find and liberate workers duped into bondage labor. The mission shed light internationally on the estimated 10 million people worldwide still working under…

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What Iceland Can Teach Us About Ethical Clothing

Founded in 1977 by a small group of women, the Handknitting Association of Iceland recently won a major battle in the fight for ethical clothing. You’d be forgiven for not thinking about ethical clothing in the land of ice and fire and yet it pervades throughout every aspect of the Icelandic way of life.  The…

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