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Why Fair Trade Means Protecting the Environment, Too #fairtrade @fairtradeusa, @triplepundit #susty

Why Fair Trade Means Protecting the Environment, Too #fairtrade @fairtradeusa, @triplepundit #susty

When people think of Fair Trade, they might think of fair prices for farmers, better labor standards, or maybe even safe working conditions – but what people often forget about is that Fair Trade is equally invested in protecting the environment. Fair Trade not only helps improve farmers’ living and working conditions, but also helps them become better stewards of the land. Farmers who struggle to make end meet are often forced to engage in cheap agricultural practices that compromise surrounding ecosystems.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/04/protecting-people-pro...

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