14 Aug
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#TRIforTree, Buy a TRI Plant a Tree

50 soccer fields every minute – in this speed we lose the global forests. One of the most valuable ecosystems on earth is destroyed in incredible rates. Modern developments, such as globalization, have significantly altered the drivers of deforestation in the past decades. The harvest of tropical timber for the global market or deforestation by […]

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23 Jul
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Seeking for Changemakers

  Change. What is the first thing that comes into your mind reading this word? Uncertainty? Discomfort? Fear? New? Difference? Excitement? Growth? Hope? Your answer is subject to previous experiences but also the underlying human perception of connecting change to discomfort and possibly fear as change is accompanied by the unknown. In both subtle and noticeable manner, we all experience […]

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17 Jun
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Arianna Valentini: What I Think About TRI Upcycle

10.8 million hectares have been deforested for palm oil plantations in the island of Sumatra (Indonesia)*. One of the main consequences of deforestation in Sumatra is the progressive extinction of orangutans that inhabit this ecosystem. Ben learnt this during a school trip when he was 13. That same year he founded TRIUPCYCLE, a social enterprise that […]

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26 Apr
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Who doesn’t love orangutans? By Clarissa A

Being a passionate primary school teacher and placing an emphasis on educating for sustainability in my lessons, I regard it as my duty to spread awareness about our planet’s endangered species. When my mother gave me an extremely adorable orangutan doll for my 25th birthday (yes 25th birthday) I simply had to introduce it to […]

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16 Apr
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TRI Hero: Clarissa Auffermann

  When I was asked to write my story as a TRI hero, the word hero irritated me at first. Volunteering for TRI doesn’t make me a hero. Much more, it is the TRI team and their concept that seems heroic. When I first met Ayu, Eci, and Annisa, I was in awe of their […]

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