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The cow has become controversial. Can this column, dedicated to sustainable living, really champion leather? Perhaps surprisingly, I’ve developed ambitions to work with animal hides, as long as they are from biodiversity-boosting beasts.

For a short while, influenced by studies reporting how the production of ruminant meat

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