Tagua: The Nut That’s Saving Elephants

Tagua: The Nut That’s Saving Elephants

“As of 2016, there are still more African elephants being killed for ivory than are being born. . . elephant populations continue to decline.” The World Elephant Day organization makes it clear that elephants are still very much in danger, despite education and prevention efforts. On both the Asian and...

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Global Gifts at Nora: Madison's Unstoppable Enthusiasm

Global Gifts at Nora: Madison's Unstoppable Enthusiasm

Volunteer Feature: Madison Millard A Junior in the International Baccalaureate program at North Central High School, Madison Millard fills the Nora Global Gifts store with an enthusiasm for fair trade and a smile that won't quit. As is typical of many of our volunteers, Madison is a busy gal. She's a...

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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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Global Gifts at Nora: How Green is Your Easter?

Global Gifts at Nora: How Green is Your Easter?

Feature: Environmental Impact Hey, Greenster Bunny, drop by the Nora store on Saturday, March 26, for a FREE package of "Easter grass" for your baskets -- made of our prettiest shredded paper from around the globe.  At Global Gifts in Nora, we make every effort to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Very...

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