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New Report: Biotech Fabrics May Threaten Farmer Livelihoods, Ecosystems

Fashion is at a crossroads: continue with cutting-edge strategies developed to persevere during Covid or slide back into familiar (yet unprofitable) habits? Get the experts' perspective at our in-person Sourcing Summit, Oct. 19 at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street.

Turns out, not everybody is on the biomaterials bandwagon. Rather than serve as the eco-friendly panacea the fashion industry so desperately craves, bioengineered textiles such as Bolt Threads’ and Spiber’s synthetic “spider silk” and Dupont’s Sorona could disrupt global supply chains and derail natural fiber production, according to a new report by technology watchdog ETC…

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