Salmon skin

From fishin’ to fashion

Iceland-based Atlantic Leather owns Europe's only fish tannery. There are certain ethical issues with leather but perhaps this is a better solution. Steinunn Gunnsteinsdóttir is the sales manager of Atlantic Leather, an Icelandic company that owns the only fish tannery in Europe. They've been making leather from the skins of salmon and cod (amongst other …

Elephants could be close to extinction in a matter of years

The UN reports a million species are close to extinction

Humans suck for many reasons but species extinction is one of the biggest. In a new report from the IPBES, one million species are threatened with extinction. The IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is said to be the most comprehensive ever and also says the current global response is "insufficient". Some other …