Taking Action

  • This is the impact of our daily life on the planet

    4 June 2015

    Every day, we all make choices that impact our local area, country, and the world at large. It can be hard to make the link between your favourite chocolate treat and deforestation in Indonesia - but when you zoom out a little, the impact of all our choices become clear.

  • My reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig

    7 April 2015

    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.

  • WTF? The question you should be asking this Easter

    2 April 2015

    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.

  • Where did you get those green eggs and ham, Sam?

    24 February 2015

    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.

  • 7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

    16 December 2014

    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.