Emily Pearce, EFF Senior Manager, will be cycling in September on behalf of the wonderful Environmental Justice Foundation. It is a financially difficult time, but your support, large or little, will be so appreciated.
Her target is £1350 and she needs to raise 80% by next week, so please support her and donate now!
You can do this online here: http://www.doitforcharity.com/EmilyP
The money raised will support EJF, a pioneering charity, to continue empowering people who suffer most from environmental abuses To find out more about the work they do CLICK HERE.
One of their projects - particularly close to our heart - is 'Pick Your Cotton Carefully'. Through this project EJF are committed to eradicating child labour and the deadliest pesticides from cotton production and promoting organic alternatives.
Cotton is the world’s thirstiest crop – six pints of water are needed to produce one cotton bud. In Central Asia the demand for water to irrigate cotton fields has contributed to the draining of the Aral Sea, a crisis so acute that the United Nations described it as one of the “most staggering disasters of the 20th century”. Once the world's fourth largest body of water, the Aral is now reduced to just 15% of its former volume. Read more.
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