Body Shop founder dies at 64

Environmentalists have paid tribute to Anita Roddick, who died on Monday at the age of 64 after a major brain hemorrhage, describing the Body Shop founder as a leading light of the green movement.

"[Anita] was one the first people to combine a profitable business with environmental responsibility," Friends of the Earth director Tony Juniper said on Tuesday.

"Anita was an independent thinker and political activist in her own right. She will be sorely missed," Juniper added.

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