We appreciated Natural fabrics - feel healthy than Polyester.Until recently, I thought this personal preference also had the happy side effect of making me a greener. A friend recently claimed otherwise, telling me that the growth, harvesting, and shipping of cotton from around the globe (indeed, my very favourite all-cotton shirt was manufactured in Burma — yikes!) means it does more damage to the environment than the factories that produce the artificial fabrics. Is my friend…
A poignant memoir that vividly covers life in 1930s Burma, boarding school during the war years in the foothills of the Himalayas, the teeming factories of Bombay in the late 1940s, and Lancashire's historic textile mills through the 1950s & 1960s. Told with warmth and honesty, the reader cannot fail to be moved. Find more novels set in India at www.Yonndr.com
Angelina Jolie visits Burmese factory women living in dire conditions
photo by @chien_chi_chang/@magnumphotos Children turn a factory construction site into a playground in the Hlaing Thaya industrial zone outside Yangon Myanmar (Burma.) #Myanmar #Burma #cccontheroad #cccJetLag #magnumphotos To watch the video Burma Land of Shadows copy and paste the link http://ift.tt/1NSXMND to another browser. by natgeo
Artist Than Htay Maung was working as a baker to support his family when he began thinking about the outstretched hands of victims of a cyclone in his native Burma. The artist in him saw a way to do something with the bread he made every day, culminating in this installation at Pittsburgh’s The Mattress Factory.