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CACTO emerges first carbon negative fashion company in the Americas

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CACTO, a Mexican-American company, has said that it is the first carbon negative fashion company in the Americas. CACTO produces sustainable accessories made of cactus leather Through a partnership with Swiss non-profit organisation, On A Mission, the organisation said on Wednesday, March 30, 2021 that it measured and offset 150% of the company’s CO2 emissions through sustainable reforestation worldwide. The measurement ...

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Concern over IUCN red-listed cactus plant

Cactus

Thirty-one percent of cactus species are threatened with extinction, according to the first comprehensive, global assessment of the species group by IUCN and partners, published on Monday, October 5, 2015 in the journal Nature Plants. This places cacti among the most threatened taxonomic groups assessed on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species – more threatened than mammals and birds. According ...

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