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    Key Things To Know About Fairtrade

    As Fairtrade Fortnight began just the other day, you may have seen various Fairtrade related posts online. If you would like to know exactly what Fairtrade is and what they do in simpler terms then read on. Here are some key things to know about Fairtrade… What exactly is Fairtrade?  Fair trade is a worldwide movement that aims to help farmers and producers in developing countries. The term fair trade means that the farmers and the producers receive a fair price for the goods that they produce. History of Fairtrade The Fairtrade Foundation was formed in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft, the World Development Movement and the National…

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    Seal Rescue Ireland

    On a recent trip, I stumbled across Seal Rescue Ireland, a national charity that rescues and rehabilitates sick, injured and orphaned seal pups and inspires ocean conservation. It’s located in Courtown, Co Wexford. According to the visitor signs displayed by the kennels, when a seal is first admitted to Seal Rescue Ireland, they are placed into an off display Intensive Care Unit. This is like the behind the scenes where staff carry out treatment on the seals. Once the pup is healthy enough for a larger space, they are moved into the kennels we the public can see. The kennels are furnished with rubber mats for comfort, a heating source…