Argentina

Nature Conservancy is "Appalled" by PETA's Footage of Abused Sheep

Photo by Shutterstock Ovis 21, a network of livestock ranches in Argentina, found itself thrust into the spotlight this month after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals accused…

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Argentina's "Methane Backpacks" Turn Cow Farts into Green Energy

Cows farts, albeit stinky, are rich in methane gas, a greenhouse gas and a fuel source. Trapping those cow farts though is like trying to catch a wave upon the sand, but now researchers…

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Greens: An Argentinean Fashion Label That Combines Style, Sustainability

Photos by Victoria Egurza Finding good quality clothes in Argentina, that are not only beautifully designed but are locally produced, can be problematic. But luckily these amazing…

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Zara Faces Slave-Labor Allegations...Again

Zara is under investigation by Argentinian authorities over its alleged use of slave labor. The South American nation’s Government Control Agency raided a series of factories…

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"Green" Cashmere Protects Patagonian Wildlife, Improves Livelihoods

A guanaco Natural, biodegradable, and more insulating than wool, cashmere is as close to the perfect fiber you can get. Just one catch: The goats whose downy undercoats are so prized…

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Carga Debuts ØW Collection of Bags Designed to Create Zero Waste

Carga is one bag manufacturer that is taking the “waste not, want not” axiom to heart. Helmed by architect and designer Mauro Bianucci, the Argentinean…

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Argentina Trashion, Dirt to Shirt, Shape-Shifting Clothing

Argentina’s Salvation Army enlisted several local designers to transform its castoffs into couture, including the recycled-glove collar pictured above. We’ll take eight.…

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Turn Used Plastic Bags Into a Pair of Upcycled Rain Boots

What better footwear to go with the DIY IKEA raincoat we featured last week than these upcycled rain boots? (They even come in the same shade of ultramarine—sartorial kismet!)…

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