Due to advances in materials, it can be difficult to tell the difference between garments made from real leather and those manufactured from vegan leather. (Photo: Pixy/Luanna Strawbridge)

What is Vegan Leather Anyway?

Is vegan leather ethical? It depends, but a new generation of vegan leather products are trying to usurp real leather as a sustainable replacement.

For thousands of years, Europeans had no clue about where birds went during Winter. Until 1822, when a German hunter shot a stork and discovered an 80cm long African spear protruding from its neck. This provided the first evidence of bird migration to Africa.

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