Wednesday, May 12, 2010

You & Your Pet Can Help The Gulf!

Dolphins swimming in oil! Click to see more photos

This oil spill I blogged about earlier is still terrorizing the Gulf area. Today I heard of a really cool, but meaningful way in which you can help the people/animals effected by this tragedy. If you have pets, or excess hair...that you'd usually just throw away, it can be of great assistance to those in the Gulf struggling everyday to keep this spill contained. Here is what Mother Nature Network is reporting!

So how exactly can hoarding pet fur help with cleaning up one of the worst environmental disasters in recent memory? Enter Matter of Trust, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that's been accepting donations of non-filthy pet fur and human hair since 1998 to craft oil-absorbing hairmats -- described as "flat square dreadlocks" -- and hair-stuffed containment booms made from recycled pantyhose...

To learn the below photo to be taken to the full article! Help if you can! :)

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