Petition: Kangaroo Protection Act Introduced in Congress: No More Killing Kangaroos for Athletic Shoes

Petition: Kangaroo Protection Act Introduced in Congress: No More Killing Kangaroos for Athletic Shoes

Lawmakers are taking a stand against harming kangaroos! Salud Carbajal, D-Calif., and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., two United States representatives, introduced the Kangaroo Protection Act in February. The act would ban the sale of kangaroo body parts. Nike, Adidas, Puma, and other companies trade in kangaroo skins to manufacture soccer shoes and cleats. Second to the […]

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Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

(HOLLYWOOD) – An innovative and disturbing short film by Hollywood producer Gavin Polone and director Derek Ambrosi, released on 4 February 2020, exposed the hidden truth behind Nike soccer shoes made from kangaroo skins, according to the Center for a Humane Economy. The 60-second short film lays bare an element of Nike’s supply chain that […]

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Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, other retailers violating California ban on selling kangaroos skins, new investigation finds

(CALIFORNIA) – More than one hundred California stores and online retailers – including Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Puma, and Amazon-owned Zappos – are illegally selling athletic shoes made of kangaroo skin, according to an exhaustive, months-long investigation. This was released today by the Center for a Humane Economy, a national non-profit organization that promotes animal […]

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Nike finally stops violating state law by selling kangaroo skin soccer shoes to California shoppers

Nike finally stops selling kangaroo skin soccer shoes to California shoppers

California law prohibits the sale of items containing kangaroo parts, including “k-leather” soccer cleats, in-store or online. Nike has recently taken the first step toward compliance with the law by halting sales of kangaroo skin cleats from Nike.com to California  residents. It’s a start, what Nike is just doing. After the Center for a Humane […]

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Nike plan to drop ‘cruel’ kangaroo leather football boots

Two leading animal campaigning groups – Viva! (Vegetarians International Voice for Animals) and AWPC (Australian Wildlife Protection Council) – are contacting the sports retail giant Nike to congratulate them on taking an ethical decision that could save the lives of thousands of kangaroos. A Nike spokesman confirmed yesterday that they would stop using the skins […]

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