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Humboldt Penguin Eco-friendly Wood Pin • donation item

Regular price $11.00

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Eco tip: Wooden pins use 20-24x less energy & 24x less carbon emissions to produce than enamel pins!


These Humboldt penguins are available as a set or single! Buy a set and give one to someone special or TREAT YO’SELF to two! 

Each purchase donates 20% of profits to Penguins International: a non-profit organization committed to preserving and protecting penguins around the world. Read below for more info!

Details:

  • 2” inch wooden pin
  • 2 posts
  • Includes backing card
  • Slight variations in wood darkness may be seen with natural product
  • Made in USA 🇺🇸 Supports One Tree Planted


About the penguins:

Penguins International is working in partnership with Punta San Juan in Peru to help provide nest boxes for Humboldt Penguins whose habitat has been destroyed by guano harvesting in South America.

Humboldt Penguins are classified as vulnerable with decreasing populations according to the IUCN Red List. They rely on burrows they dig in the soft substrate of centuries-old breeding sites that have been built up over time from penguin guano (poop). The guano was, and in some instances still is, harvested as a nutrient-rich fertilizer. This has destroyed the breeding sites of many Humboldt Penguins and the underlying ground is too hard for these penguins to excavate new burrows. By installing nest boxes at these sites, the Humboldt Penguins can have burrows once again to protect their offspring from the weather and from predators.

http://www.penguinsinternational.org/