wild rubber

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wild rubber

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(Elements & Compounds) rubber obtained from uncultivated rubber trees
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In this great district the wild rubber tree flourishes, and has become, as in the Congo, a curse to the natives which can only be compared to their forced labor under the Spaniards upon the old silver mines of Darien.
At this time, sustainability and technology come together in an Art-Fashion piece during Art Basel at Faena Bazaar in Miami, joining wild rubber from the Amazon rainforest and leading-edge technology in partnership with Blockchain of Things, to authenticate and provide provenance to the world of art.
Flower Women: Christopher Kane's 2014 sweatshirt and skirt and Christian Dior's 1958 evening dress in silk taffeta embroidered with roses A range of solutions are offered in displays that demonstrate how fashion's impact on the environment can be reduced, from low water denim and using wild rubber to more conceptual and collaborative initiatives like a dress grown from plant roots by artist Diana Scherer who uses seed, soil and water to train root systems into textile-like material a bio-luminescent, genetically-engineered silk dress created by Sputniko, the MIT Lab and the National Institute of Agricultural Science (NIAS) South Korea and a tunic made from synthetic spider silk from Bolt Threads x Stella McCartney.
Its vegan collection, introduced in December 2016, features materials such as B-mesh made from recycled bottles, synthetic suede, wild rubber and recycled jute and is a significant part of its offering.
Made using Amazonian wild rubber, each pair sold donates PS10 to protect the rainforest.
Made using Amazonian wild rubber, each pair sold donates [euro]13 to protect the rainforest.
The limited-edition collection is made from Amazonian wild rubber sourced by rubber tappers in the Sky Rainforest Rescue project area in northwest Brazil.
Admired as the "builder king" in Belgium for funding the construction of fine structures in Brussels and Ostend, Leopold made money by forcing people of the Congo to tap wild rubber vines.
The book has five sections: an introduction to the 'rubber revolution,' a study of wild rubber extraction, a review of the big US rubber companies, the growth of plantation rubber (mostly in Southeast Asia), and the story of synthetic rubber.
(2) Vegetable oils, which had defined the economic transition from capturing slaves to producing commodities in many West African regions earlier in the century, were also exported from Kongo, as was cultivated coffee, but none of these commodities characterised the new economic era as much as extracted wild rubber. During the West Central African rubber boom, which lasted from 1879 to 1913, Kongo formed the core of British commercial interests in this part of Africa, especially since Portuguese protectionist measures kept foreign traders out of the Angolan ports of Luanda and Benguela to the south.
Other presents include a ceramic model of a bride and groom riding a bull from Brazil's foreign minister and a wild rubber bag, hat, satchel and handbag, and a wild rubber embroidered sheet during their stay in Brazil.