Save the sage grouse – NRDC

Save the sage grouse – NRDC.

After Years of Ignoring Calls to Ban Dangerous Pesticide, EPA Begins to Act on Chlorpyrifos | Earthjustice

After Years of Ignoring Calls to Ban Dangerous Pesticide, EPA Begins to Act on Chlorpyrifos | Earthjustice.

Implement Alternative Energy Programs to Reduce Shark Attacks

Shark attacks have increased dramatically in North Carolina waters, likely as a result of climate change. Urge the governor to establish more alternative energy programs in an effort to reduce the adverse effects of global warming and—in turn—likely also reduce shark attacks in shallow waters.

via Implement Alternative Energy Programs to Reduce Shark Attacks.

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores.

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming.

Don’t Let Transnational Canal Destroy Fragile Ecosystems

Don’t Let Transnational Canal Destroy Fragile Ecosystems.

Stop Supporting Alleged Alligator-Torturing Company

An alligator farm has been accused of using box knives to sever the spines of alligators for slaughter, putting them into ice baths while still alive, and allowing them to suffer unnecessarily. Tell their primary hide buyer to no longer purchase goods from a farm that condones cruelty to their alligators.

via Stop Supporting Alleged Alligator-Torturing Company.

End Mining on Sacred Apache Land

Acres of sacred Apache forests will be given to mining companies due to a hidden provision in a completely unrelated bill. Tell the U.S. Congress Interior Secretary to help us remove or amend this rider so that this land stays rightfully in the hands of the Apache Native Americans.

via End Mining on Sacred Apache Land.

Illegal Immigrant Voters May Soon Help Decide Our Future!

Spring allergies? Dandelion Potion to the Rescue!

Fur Is Making A Giant Comeback In the Fashion World | Ecorazzi

Life or Lunch?

fur-coats-592x399Well, this sucks. From the looks of the recent Paris runways, fur is definitely not going anywhere anytime soon.

Fendi recently held a “haute fourrure” show last Wednesday, which was the first fur-only extravaganza by a major design label during Paris Fashion Week. And, unfortunately, the Italian fashion house isn’t alone in embracing fur.

Designers like Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Jeremy Scott of Moschino have all showcased fur recently, but like Fendi executives, they have all remained mum on the subject, as did several other prominent designers, fashion editors and even fashion bloggers.

So is the state of fur in the fashion industry: everyone wants to sell it (well, except for Stella McCartney and now Hugo Boss) and nobody wants to talk about it.

“Fur has always been a hot-button issue in fashion, and now more than ever because the consumer has the ability to…

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