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    On the 5th of October 2011, a cargo ship ran aground in New Zealand pouring 350 tons of oil into the ocean. While the Environment Minister Nick Smith descr
    October 25, 2013

    New Zealand penguins in trendy eco sweater vests

    • Dr Prem |

      Sweaters For Penguins - Unique pet accessories that every owner will like to get - Dr Prem's Inspiring Diary

    • Cheryl C

      2013-10-18 - Parade magazine - How Knitting Sweaters Can Help Save Penguins' Lives (also: fight climate crisis and end our dependency on fossil fuels so things like this never happen again!)

    • Nanette Westerman

      Penguin sweaters needed! Check it out on

    • Megan Meow

      How Knitting Sweaters Helped Save Penguins' Lives

    • Susan Rattray

      New Zealand penguins in trendy eco sweater vests

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      Lucinda Lai via penguin knitted sweater.

    • Meg Mason

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    A blue penguin after it has been cleaned of oil from the stricken cargo ship The Rena in New Zealand

    There was a major oil spill off the coast of New Zealand last week, and natural wildlife is in danger as a result. To save the lives of many Little Blue Penguins affected, New Zealanders have been knitting tiny sweaters . A call put out by earlier this week asked knitters to send in penguin-sized sweaters and provided patterns

    Sweaters knit for penguins off the coast of New Zealand. The sweaters are worn to keep them from ingesting oil from their feathers from a recent oil spill when preening. (There's even a pattern if you're looking to pitch in!)

    Calling all knitters, these penguins need your help! Skeinz, a yarn store in New Zealand, has come up with the cutest call to action, asking knitters worldwide to make sweaters for penguins affected by the 2011 New Zealand Oil Spill, which is regarded the worst environmental disaster in the country’s history.

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