Opinion

Connecting The Dots Between Fashion, Farms & Biodiversity

We tend to vividly remember the precise moments we receive certain news. I had one of these moments recently. It was a cold winter day in Paris in early 2019. I had just moved to France from sunny East Africa, and was standing in a chilly, cramped metro car, shoulder to shoulder with dozens of strangers. 

I grew up in Kenya, where ‘biodiversity’ is larger-than-life, and usually quite exciting.

Like those around me, I was flicking through the news on my phone. A front page story from the New Y…