Celebrated fashion designer Vivienne Westwood is getting quite an unconventional gift from her friend Pamela Anderson for her 70th birthday. 70 acres of endangered rainforest in Peru.
No, it’s not the kind of gift Ms. Westwood will use as a vacation spot. The gift is through the organization Cool Earth, and the money spent will allow them to protect the fragile forest from loggers and cattle ranchers.
Anderson said about the gift to her friend, “I’m really excited to support Cool Earth and give Vivienne such an incredible rainforest gift. She is one of my favorite people.”
This won’t be Westwood’s first time supporting Cool Earth. Last December she helped promote the organization’s coffee brand to help raise funds to save the Peruvian rainforest.
Via Vegetarian Star
About Ali Berman
Ali Berman is the author of Choosing a Good Life: Lessons from People Who Have Found Their Place in the World
(Hazelden) and Misdirected
(Seven Stories Press). She works as a humane educator for HEART
teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. Her published work can be found on her website at aliberman.com
. In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover
, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.
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