Sustainability is a hot buzz word on the Internet right now. People are talking about sustainable development, sustainable design, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable living.* We here at The Chaos Factory, never shy of chasing a popular trend, have decided to do some sustainable blogging of our own.
Speaking of sustainability, I have a friend** who lives in the desert. He has always wanted to hunt the camels around his home, because they get into his garbage and dig up his garden. But he can’t, because camels are an endangered species.
But it turns out it’s legal to hunt camels in Australia. That’s because camel hunting is considered sustainable there. You see, camels are an invasive species. They were brought to Australia two hundred years ago to spit at criminals. Now they are everywhere, just like rabbits and frogs. In Australia, if an animal doesn’t have a pouch, you are allowed–no encouraged–to shoot it.
Not everyone has the chance to go shoot camels in Australia. So what can you do instead to help sustain the environment? I’m glad you asked.
Our friends over at Five Bamboo are currently running a special. For every article of pesticide-free, fertilizer-free, irrigation-free, 99% organic, sustainable clothing you purchase before August 1st, one Australian camel will be shot on your behalf.***
*I assume this means eternal life, and I think that’s awesome. Sign me up for sustainable living.
**All friends are for purely hypothetical purposes. Please, no wagering.
***No actual camels will be shot. Unless you specifically request it.
Please Note: This blog does not condone the use of guns to hunt camels. Flame throwers work best.
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