endangered animals

Oscar De La Renta Denies Using Elephant Skin in Shoes

Photo by Shutterstock Oscar De La Renta has come out swinging after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals alleged on its website that the e-tailer Gilt was selling a style of the…

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Extinct Sunwear: Sunglasses That Benefit Wildlife Conservation

Extinct Sunwear not only keeps your eyes protected and looking cool this summer, but the line also helps raise awareness for endangered animals. The recently launched Kickstarter…

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World Wildlife Fund U.K. Wants You to "Wear It Wild" on June 5

The World Wildlife Fund wants you to take a walk on the wild side. The British arm of the environmental nonprofit is challenging individuals, schools, businesses, and communities across…

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Shape-Changing Hunting Jackets Embody Plight of Endangered Animals

HUNTER OR HUNTED? People have been wearing animal skins since time immemorial, Chhabra reminds us. Before the invention of khaki and camouflage, men donned tiger pelts and bearskins to…

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Booming Cashmere Trade Threatens Snow Leopards, Wild Yaks

Photo by Shutterstock Some of the world’s most spectacular yet little-known mammals are poised to become “fashion victims” of the booming cashmere trade, according to…

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Gabby Wild Dons Animal-Inspired Outfits to Highlight Endangered Species

12 in 12 for 12 What was the inspiration behind your idea for 12 in 12 for 12? As a veterinary student, I naturally have a predilection towards animals, but my call to action to help…

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Yeast-Based Ingredient to Replace "Whale Barf" in High-End Fragrances

Photo by Shutterstock Don’t look now but your pricy perfume could contain ambergris, a wax-like ingredient known less euphemistically as whale vomit. Found in the upchuck or fecal…

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Lacoste Saves Endangered Croc, Mining Braces for Gold, Farm in a Backpack

Lacoste is spending $500,000 over the next three years to help preserve the crocodile that inspired its iconic logo, more specifically the Gange gharial crocodile, of which only 1,400…

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Cork: A Sustainable Fabric With Real Bark

Photo by Cork Boutique CORK \ˈkȯrk\ n. 1 a: An impermeable, buoyant, fire-resistant material that is stripped from the bark of the cork-oak tree every nine years. (The tree has an…

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