Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

UK Film Studio Gets Its Own Rainforest

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

rainforest.jpgRemember that film studio we mentioned last year being built in Scotland at the bottom of a quarry? Yea, well, turns out they were on to something. A 316-acre opencast mine in South Wales has been the site of construction for the new Valleywood Film Studios for about a year now. Oscar-winning actor and director Richard Attenborough is the chairman of the project — and he hopes to make the location the new capital of the UK film industry. He also wants it to have an enclosed rainforest. From the article,

“Rainforest Ventures Ltd said it had been invited by Lord Attenborough and exploration discussions with the Welsh Assembly Government have begun. The company said it had commissioned a ‘high-impact design for the proposed 100,000 sq ft enclosed tropical botanic attraction, and associated visitor centre and hotel’. It said the Bridgend project would focus on plant species from the Indonesia Malay archipelago. Director John Woodman said it welcomed the invitation of Dragon Studios ‘to establish the footprint of an endangered rainforest habitat in this former mining area’.”

The almost $88 million-dollar rainforest would compliment the 12 massive studios planned to accommodate everything from “a quiz show to a big screen blockbuster.” What a fantastic use of an otherwise decrepit piece of real estate. Let’s hope their ‘Rainforest-in-a-box” idea isn’t the only way we get to experience such habitats in the future.

via bbc

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
shutterstock_529471267

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism

The mainstream movement has done such a good job convincing people that veganism isn’t representative of a fundamental moral position.

shutterstock_492480847

A Lonely Vegans Guide To Christmas (A Parody)

You’ll need pepper spray, silly-string, flash grenades, rope, and the words to “all I want for Christmas (is a vegan world)” memorised.

shutterstock_253648159

Cashback On “Premature Slaughter”

You may be eligible to claim up to $30 due to your friendly neighbourhood dairy industry “prematurely slaughtering” cattle.