Earth heroes: Etta Lemon, ‘The Mother of Birds’

Primary History article

By Ailsa Fidler, published 29th February 2024

In this article Ailsa Fidler considers Etta Lemon and her role in halting the plume boom, which saw many bird species driven to the edge of extinction, all in the name of fashion. Linking a study of Etta to the government’s policy on Climate Education, the article shows how Etta’s story can be one of hope: we can all make a difference.

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