Big brands including Stella McCartney, Adidas, Lululemon and Hermes have partnered with biotechnology startups Bolt Threads and MycoWorks to develop products made of a new, green alternative to leather and the plastic-based pleather.
Incongruous in the Tasmanian landscape, much like Kubrick's
black monolith of 2001: A Space Odyssey. For future visitors to discover - its alien presence
suggesting it was put there with intent.And if future visitors can decipher the messages it contains, they could have a
glimpse of what caused the collapse of our civilisation.This is Earth's Black Box - a tool for analysis and a warning of the risk we run with how we are mismanaging our climate.To be placed in south-western Tasmania, it is already listening:https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2021-12-06/climate-change-earth-black-box-recorder/100621778