“A proposed Anchorage ban on spiked metal fences aimed at protecting moose from impaling themselves is off the books after a veto by the city’s mayor … [since] the incidence of moose gorings was too low for such changes. … Biologists estimate that between two and four moose get impaled annually while trying to clear these fences.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/31/us-usa-moose-alaska-idUKKBN0IK02B20141031)
While local meat processors cheered the decision, a representative for the moose community said they felt shafted.
“You might not have heard of dissolving pulp, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t connected to it. … 100 million trees are cut down every year to make dissolving pulp that is destined for a second life as a piece of clothing. … Demand for dissolving pulp is driven by demand for viscose fibre … [and] demand for viscous fiber in China is expected to continue growing.” (http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1030-gfrn-gaworecki-dissolving-pulp-threatens-forests.html)
Dual-state cellulose, one minute thick and sticky, the next unravelling on you, is a crime of fashion.