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The Planet Money team from National Public Radio followed the making of a simple T-shirt from cotton fields, to factories, to container ships, and shares this information in a video with several chapters: "Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt." Click on the audio button above to hear the radio story about the project.
Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog
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Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
REF 363.7003 B435
Volume 4: Natural resources and sustainability
REF 304.203 En19
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child* and (television or TV or television viewing) and violen*
Environmental Justice Foundation. Has campaigns and reports on cotton, oceans, shrimp, pesticides and wildlife
Global Exchange has reports on Fair Trade Coffee and Chocolate. Look at the background information and bibliography.
Good Stuff? - A Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Things We Buy from the Worldwatch Institute