Thankfully, there are kinder, more sustainable ways to make shoes and accessories – and brands and governments are slowly taking notice. Global brands including Nike, Puma and New Balance have started shifting away from kangaroo ‘leather’ in their product ranges, opting for more sustainable and ethical non-animal leathers. In the US, a growing number of states are introducing legislation to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts in their states, and in the EU, a ban on imports is also being debated.
You can take action for kangaroos today
Most people worldwide are unaware of how kangaroos are treated every night across Australia because of profit-driven industries. But protecting these precious native animals is undoubtedly of great importance to caring people everywhere, as demonstrated by the outpour of donations and support during the Black Summer bushfires.
To ensure kangaroos continue to be a part of beautiful Australia, they need our help not only in times of disaster, but also right now to speak out against the atrocities they face every single night. The Australian commercial kangaroo shooting is under increasing scrutiny as consumers learn how kangaroos and their joeys are killed, and caring people worldwide are uniting to urge ADIDAS to stop shooting protected wildlife to make their shoes. Can you please help too by using the form below to contact Adidas?