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

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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Peccary’s disappearance foreboding for other Mesoamerican wildlife

The white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), a hairy, pig-like mammal that once lived throughout the forests of Central and South America, now only skitters around in 13 percent of its former range, according to a report released in November 2018. More than two-thirds of white-lipped peccary populations are on the decline, said scientists who met to […]

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