Julia Hailes MBE

Sustainability Pioneer


TV Clips tropical hardwoods and destruction of the rainforests – Julia Hailes 1989/90.

If there was ever a moment when I decided to dedicate my life to the environment, it was witnessing the forests being destroyed in the Mato Grosso in Brazil. I could see dense forest stretching for miles into the distance and then shockingly heard the sound of chain saws.

Here are a few clips of me trying to promote sustainably sourced timber. A few years later I was at the launch of the Forest Stewardship Council…

Whatever we did wasn’t nearly enough. I’m desperate about the plight of the world’s forests – so much more to do.

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