From Dung to Dollars: Helping Elephants Helps People Too!

From Dung to Dollars: Helping Elephants Helps People Too!

[Author: David Melvin, Community Engagement Intern] In celebration of Elephant Appreciation Day on September 22nd, we wanted to highlight the incredible efforts of Mr. Ellie Pooh, a member of the Fair Trade Federation. Born from a collaboration between an American biochemist, Dr. Karl Ward and a Sri Lankan paper maker,...

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Celebrate Earth Day with Mr. Ellie Pooh

Celebrate Earth Day with Mr. Ellie Pooh

A Fair Trade Product That Doesn't Let Anything Go To Waste! Sri Lanka is home to about a tenth of the world’s total 40,000 Asian elephants in the wild. However, elephants in Sri Lanka are being killed at an alarming rate—not for their tusks, meat, or hides—but simply because they interfere with...

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