You Have the Right to Remain Nauseous

The smelly brainchild of Lower Hutt physicist Andrew Rakich has become an indispensable item for the LA Police Department. SkunkShot gel, originally sold in NZ to keep marauding dogs away from rubbish bags, is now being used in the US as an alternative to mace, on drug dealers, squatters and thieves. “It’s an application I never dreamed of,” says Rakich, who is now selling his wares in Europe and Australia as well as online.


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Allbirds Puts a Label on Fashion’s Climate Impact

Allbirds Puts a Label on Fashion’s Climate Impact

Allbirds’ sustainability lead Hana Kajimura talks to The Guardian’s Nadra Nittle about why the company, founded by New Zealander Tim Brown and American Joey Zwillinger, uses carbon labelling to raise consumer…