It was calm seas on board Greenpeace’s flagship, the MY Rainbow Warrior, as we hosted a gathering of friends from the environmental movement in Port Melbourne in November. The below excerpt is from a speech given by the Executive Officer of the Reichstein Foundation and member of the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network, John Spierings, on the night. Greenpeace is grateful to John for agreeing to share his remarks about courage, hope and using your power, in the true spirit of the Warrior.
This International Women's Day, we're celebrating the women of Greenpeace's iconic Rainbow Warrior ship, recently in Australia's waters to protect the magical Great Australian Bight from risky oil drilling.
The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has many of us glued to the news, concerned for loved ones, and adapting our lives to deal with the changes the pandemic is having on our homes, schools, and work-places. It’s pretty tough.
Love is in the air! And whether your love language is words of affirmation, acts of service, gifts, quality time, or physical touch, there is a way for everyone to say a quick 'love ya' to the planet this Valentine's Day.