Profile: Rosie Wardle

Danny Evans talks with FAIRR’s Rosie Wardle about the critical issues surrounding industrial animal agriculture and the meat industry. It is currently estimated that over 56 billion animals are slaughtered every year for human consumption (excluding fish and sea creatures), leading to 32,000 million tons of CO2 emissions. This equates to 14.5% of the world’s […]

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Ideology should not be sold as a commodity

The “regeneration” of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – from an industrial and predominantly working class neighbourhood to “creative and social hub” – is suspiciously familiar, following a trend that appears to have consumed London almost entirely. Dragged grudgingly onto a night out in town while home for the Christmas holidays, I found myself swept, towards the […]

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The meat paradox of fur and leather

The wearing of fur has long been a contentious fashion choice and has remained a divisive issue for designers and shoppers alike for decades. Instances of anti-fur protesters hijacking fashion shows and daubing red paint on fur salon windows are very much a present reality, despite the fact that the fur industry continues to grow […]

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