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Atlas’s Partnership with World Land Trust

Atlas’s Partnership with World Land Trust

Habitat loss is the greatest threat facing humans and wildlife worldwide and conservation is now the cornerstone to ensuring our survival. We believe that by focusing on protecting the loss of critical habitats, we are taking the best action to ensure a greener legacy for all. To do this, we have teamed up with the World Land Trust whose passion and expertise have created tangible and long-term viable solutions with their pioneering programmes: Buy an Acre, Keepers of the Wild and Plant a Tree. WHY DID WE CHOOSE THE BUY AN ACRE PROGRAMME? Well-planned tree-planting projects are an important component of global efforts to improve ecological and human well-being....
Discover the Secrets of Kudu Leather

Discover the Secrets of Kudu Leather

Kudus are extremely populous in Africa and are one of the largest mammals in the antelope family. The African native species is comprised of two primary species - the greater kudu and the lesser kudu, each having several sub-species.  The greater kudu (Tandala Mkubwa in Swahili) is the larger of the 2 and is comprised of 3 subspecies: Southern Greater Kudu East African Greater Kudu Western Greater Kudu Both greater and lesser kudu look quite similar with a grey/brown shorthaired coat with 6-10 white body stripes, white cheeks and white nose markings. An adult male of the greater kudu can....
The World of Organic Gemstones and Their Unique Characteristics

The World of Organic Gemstones and Their Unique Characteristics

Gemstones have long been a source of inspiration, wonder, symbolism and empowerment throughout human history. Gemstones are either a) minerals with a crystalline structure (precious and semi-precious gemstones), b) inorganic non-crystalline mineraloids (opal, obsidian, moldavite), or c) organic gemstones (amber, dinosaur gembone).   The first (and most of the second group) are formed deep under the earth’s surface and must typically be mined or extracted whereas organic gemstones can often be found in materials such as amber on the beach and dinosaur bone in the desert. So What Exactly Are Organic Gemstones? Organic gemstones refer to a special group of natural....

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