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Vogue : What are you wearing right now? If it’s rayon or viscose, chances are it comes from the Amazon

This article was published in Vogue Australia and Vogue India. By Sam Rogers. Do you know what your clothes are made from? If the label says ‘rayon’ or ‘viscose’ then it’s likely that you’re wearing the rainforest, possibly from Canada, Indonesia or the Amazon, which continues to be ravaged by the estimated 2,500 active fires spreading throughout Brazil, … Continued

September 2019 Newsletter

Threats to the Amazon,  good news for Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound and Next Generations Solutions are in the house! Read Canopy’s latest edition of the Understory. http://bit.ly/2lZEEHy  

Music to Our Ears – Canada Commits to Support Clayoquot Sound Protection Vision

Clayoquot Sound is not a type of music, it’s a coastal rainforest. But Clayoquot Sound in the 1990’s was to forest activism what Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” was to music in the 1960’s. It was a life affirming, edgy, groundbreaking campaign that inspired a movement and was in many ways very successful – … Continued

CONSERVATION GROUPS APPLAUD FEDERAL COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS LAND-USE VISIONS IN CLAYOQUOT SOUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance   August 23, 2019 Members of the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance (CSCA) are congratulating the Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations for securing a key federal commitment to advance their land-use visions in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, which will conserve the remaining ecologically-rare old growth forests in this iconic … Continued

It’s Canopy’s 20th Anniversary, and There’s No Better Time to Look to the Future

  By Nicole Rycroft In Fall of 2018, I was eating at restaurant in New York when the server’s tee-shirt caught my attention. It had three simple words on it: Be More Heroic. At another time I may have glossed over the message as perfect fodder for the bumper of a car. But with scientists … Continued

Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector

This news was released by Re:newcell and Tangshan Sanyou   Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector 粘胶行业开创先河的创新突破  Tangcell™and Re:newcell’s cooperation leads to new viscose products made from 50% post-consumer recycled textiles 唐丝和Re:newcell合作推出粘胶纤维新品:50%的原料来自消费后回收纺织品   China & Sweden: June 27th 2019 – A milestone achievement has been reached for the use of recycled cotton in … Continued

Safeguarding our Irreplaceable Ancient and Endangered Forests

Interview with Canopy Founder and Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, on Green Dreamer podcast by Kaméa Chayne Listen to the podcast here

Cree Nation’s leadership in conservation planning is set to inspire Québec to act and reach their target

With the surge of epic floods now recurring repeatedly in Southern Québec, Canada, we are hearing strong please from a few politicians for the protection of biodiversity and wetlands. The Canadian province of Québec is now trying to work toward rapidly reaching their target of protecting 17% of terrestrial land by 2020, starting with identifying … Continued

Eddie Bauer, Valija Gitana, GUESS? and American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.  mark Earth Day with CanopyStyle commitments

Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Juan, Seattle, Vancouver. April 23, 2019. To celebrate Earth Day, Canopy is pleased to announce the addition of four new global fashion and apparel brands to the CanopyStyle initiative. With today’s additions of outdoor brand Eddie Bauer, US clothing brand and retailer GUESS?, Puerto Rico-based, boho-chic brand Valija Gitana and global specialty … Continued

To celebrate its 20th year, Canopy opens a new Hum-Office

Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, The Road. April 1st, 2019– Canopy is turning 20 today and to celebrate this milestone, the environmental not-for-profit is thrilled to announce it is opening a new office to enable its time-taxed team to cover more ground in the plight to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests. Today, Canopy is introducing … Continued

Keeping Nature in Your “Natural” Clothes

Back in the day (we’re talking just a decade or so ago), wearing an organic cotton t-shirt was THE green fashion statement. Maybe, if you were lucky, you would get your hands on something made from hemp. Add a beanie and your reputation as a nature-lover was made for life. Anyone remember those simpler days … Continued

BRITISH VOGUE: Why Oprah Winfrey Was At Stella McCartney’s AW19 Show

This article appeared on Vogue.co.uk on March 4, 2019.   Stella McCartney and Oprah Winfrey have been acquaintances for some time. “I f*cking worship her!” the designer told Vogue of dressing the media icon for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding in May 2018. Winfrey, it transpired, had come to McCartney with a piece of her knitwear and asked her to … Continued

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