Undark Podcast: Wear and Tear

Podcast with former New York Times science editor David Corcoran discusses a series on the global leather tanning and textile industries with grantees Larry and Debbie Price.

Worse for Wear: Indonesia’s Textile Boom

The rise of fabric and textile manufacturing brought jobs to Indonesia’s West Java province. It also brought abject pollution to the Citarum River. 

In Upstate New York, Leather’s Long Shadow

The lucrative and polluting leather industry fled Gloversville, New York, for foreign shores when regulations set in, but its echoes are everywhere.