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Skin in the Game: Equal Threats, Unequal Reactions

This post is part one in a four-part series written by Joshua Katcher - fashion designer, educator, and author of the award-winning book Fashion Animals. In this series, Katcher examines how the fur and leather debate became a debate about plastic.  When scientists discovered a new species of crustacean in the ...

Microplastics Expert Anna Cummins Explains How to Save Our Oceans

Plastic pollution is one of the most daunting problems facing humankind. Even our synthetic clothes (also made of plastic) are a major contributors to ocean pollution, by shedding small particles called microplastics. But solutions are possible—and the longest-lasting, most effective solutions are laws and regulations to protect the environment from ...