Are you alarmed at the many threats facing the natural world?
This unique range of aprons, featuring endangered species, has been designed to raise awareness of threatened animal species around the world.
Each apron comes with a designer label that explains about the individual animal and the main threats that it faces, primarily from human activity.
Screen printed and assembled by a Fair Trade producer group in India, so buying this beautiful apron promotes Fair Trade and artisan crafts in India too!
Length 71cm (excluding neck strap)
Made from cotton
Made in India
Sloths are endangered due to several factors, including habitat loss, hunting, and the illegal pet trade. These slow-moving creatures are native to Central and South America and rely heavily on their rainforest homes for survival. Deforestation and development have significantly reduced their natural habitat, leaving them with limited resources and increased vulnerability to predators. Additionally, sloths are hunted for their meat and fur and their popularity as exotic pets has led to illegal trafficking. With ongoing efforts to protect and conserve their natural habitats and combat illegal trade, there is hope for the survival of these fascinating creatures.
Shared Earth's mission is to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged people in developing countries, benefiting local community projects and keeping alive traditional skills that would otherwise be lost.
Shared Earth aims:
To pay fair prices for products
To always offer 50% payment upfront to overseas producers
To ensure working conditions are acceptable
To provide advice on design and product development
To support suppliers and their local communities
To avoid child labour
To commit to long term relationships with suppliers