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.

Vivienne Westwood To Save The Woods: Part Two!

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

When it comes to expressing her beliefs, Vivienne Westwood’s bark sure has bite.

The famed fashion designer is not happy about the British government’s plan to sell off sections of England’s forests to private corporations. She referred to the plan as “stupid,” and has joined the list of signatures on the Save England’s Forests campaign.

Dame Westwood has been quite the activist for nature preservation before. Back in December she started promoting Cool Earth coffee, a campaign that helped raise funds to save a specific section of the rainforest for every jar of coffee bought. Now, she is adding to her efforts and pressing the government to stop trying to make a profit by selling England’s forests.

Once the trees are bought, the government is powerless to control what is done with the land, so the entire area may be chopped down! This is the ultimate move of exploitation of nature for profit.

I hope Robin Hood hasn’t given away all of the riches he stole to the poor— he’s definitely going to need some to afford an apartment down in the city after Sherwood Forest is snatched up by foreign companies.

Westwood made another statement, saying “I’m too busy to go walking in the woods. I hardly ever do it. But I certainly want to know it’s there. People were very shocked when their water was somehow or other owned by a French company. The forest is a more emotional thing. It’s like taking away your heritage.”

Agreed, Vivienne. Almost all of the trees have been around long before anyone else was, who knows what little secrets lay within the history of those forests? When you destroy tree roots, you destroy your own roots!

Like us on Facebook:

If you’re mourning Sudan the rhino, go vegan

The world needs more vegans because more than dollars or pledges or sad-emoji riddled posts, our individual efforts can stop the demand for horns, for zoos, for animal flesh, and for the exploitation of any living being.

Criticize veganism, but don’t discredit it

Oppressive and harmful behaviour has no place in a movement rooted in anti-oppression.

Jallikattu was a single issue campaign doomed for failure

Filing a case in the courts is a time-consuming and expensive affair and, sadly, doomed to fail because, by and large, the laws of the land reflect the views of the people.