In a world where each passing day people are trying to create a bigger room for material things, activist Julia Hill is a real exception. The young American environmentalist showed the entire world the battle for the preservation of Mother Nature’s wonders is not yet lost, after she spent an astounding 738 days high up in a 60 meter Redwood in a desperate attempt to save the ancient tree and the forest around it.
As time went by, Julia – nicknamed “Butterfly”, was approached by celebrities who supported the cause, politicians who wanted to talk to her on her mobile phone and reporters who wanted to document her battle against the powerful corporation-Pacific Lumber.
Julia named the tree Luna, and residing on it; she endured harsh weather conditions and harassment from the staff the Pacific Lumber. The company tried making her stay difficult as they used pepper spray and other forceful methods to ward her off.
But she didn’t back down. Here is the link to the film showcasing her stay on the tree. Dear Julia, this slim shady salutes your spirit and requests all other slim shadies to put their hands up in respect.