These incredible female environmental activists did not wait for change to happen - they stood forward, stepped up, and took a leap for the environment. Read these incredible stories of people power and share them with your friends and loved ones!
By David Ritter - Posted in ABC Environment 10 July 2015
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of protest vessel, the Rainbow Warrior. As much as ever, small voices need to join a chorus to show our leaders what is right.
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.
Often, small changes made over time are hard to see. Even when we're making dramatic transformations to our world - through deforestation, industrialisation, and fossil fuel extraction and use - it can be hard to see how large the scars we're creating are.