Blog post by Zoe Buckley Lennox - On board the Esperanza - Follow @zoevirginia
Before I head off, I want to share with you my reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig, perched on the back of a cargo ship, swaying in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Just so we’re all on the same page.
We’re a salty bunch here in Australia. We love being by the sea, on the sea and we love eating what’s in the sea. Over the Easter weekend alone, we’ll eat about $25 million worth of our fishy friends. With that in mind, here’s a few simple things we can do to help make sure there’s plenty of fish to eat for many more Easters to come.
Do you ever wonder how the chicken or egg ended up on the plate in front of you? There is certainly a long line of events that took place before you picked it up off the supermarket shelf. Here are a few reasons why we should reconsider our food consumption.
Inspiring stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers, students, farmers, and 92-year old veterans – people just like you.
Greenpeace recently revealed that one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, the University of Sydney, has a million dollar stake in the company responsible for the largest coal mine currently under construction in Australia.
The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the large climate rally in history.
Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia.