Extinction Rebellion destroy university lawn in mass protest
A group of environmental activists protest by destroying the environment.
Extinction Rebellion ‘activists’ have taken a shovel to the lawn of Trinity College by digging up the lawn this morning.
ER argue that they have dug up the lawn because and I quote “symbolically protected the famous apple tree to highlight the college’s collusion in the destruction of nature at Innocence Farm in Suffolk.”
By destroying nature at Innocence Farm, ER is referring to the fact that the university has apparently been in talks with the Port of Felixstowe about developing a lorry park for what is believed to be around 3,000 vehicles on the site – which already has been turned down by planning officers.
The college is also apparently trying to build around 300 new homes on the Farm site, which the college bought back in 1933.