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Today is the final day of Paris Fashion Week, and as the couture craze grips the city and fashion enthusiasts worldwide, some designers are taking sustainability to the next level. Stella McCartney — known for her vegetarianism, anti-fur and leather policy, and commitment to sustainability — centered mushrooms in her Paris show this week.
Narrated by American mycologist Paul Stamets, the show featured designs inspired by fungi aesthetics and accessories made from mushrooms themselves. McCartney, along with other clothing creators like Lululemon, has backed a new material called Mylo, created by Bolt Threads and made of mycelium, threadlike cells found in fungi. McCartney is expected to release products made from Mylo soon, making it easy for you to add some shroomy vibes to your personal style.
To meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, we’ll need action from every sector, but the gaming industry hasn’t been a prominent warrior for climate action. In fact, the gaming industry accounts for about 2.4% of residential electricity use in the US each year, and produces as much carbon dioxide as 5 million cars. Now, a new […]
Thousands of travelers go to Yellowstone National Park every year to explore the wonders of nature, and if they’re lucky, catch Old Faithful in the act. But what they don’t know is that beneath their feet, in the park’s hot springs, was a tasty fungus that could be the key to meatless snacking. “It was […]
By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer A coalition of 22 state attorneys general and a number of US cities, including Washington DC, put pressure on the Biden Administration to implement stricter vehicle emissions standards. In August, the EPA announced a 10% increase in efficiency standards for 2023, and proposed a light vehicle fuel economy […]
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