The Blog

  • Why should we care about krill?

    28 February 2018

    When you think of Antarctica, most people think of penguins, seals, whales and even polar bears! Well, they’d be right (except for the polar bears – that’s the Arctic). But there’s one animal in particular that doesn’t get enough cred – the humble krill.

  • Charity Attack Laws: An Explainer

    27 February 2018

    On 7 December 2017, while the nation celebrated the historic vote for marriage equality, the Coalition quietly introduced a number of bills to Parliament. Their aim? To silence every single one of us – environmental groups, humanitarian organisations and people like you

  • Give Peace a Chance Australia and Japan

    20 February 2018

    John Lennon’s anti-war anthem was penned out of frustration with a pesky reporter. When the then Beatle was asked what he wanted to achieve by staging a “Bed-in” with his newly-married wife he said “Why don’t you just give peace a chance?”

  • Antarctic's Top Penguin

    19 February 2018
    Nathaniel Pelle, Senior Campaigner

    Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weather turns bad.

  • Overfishing in Kiribati

    14 February 2018

    It’s less land than sea, really. Just over 800 square kilometres of earth, smaller than many Australian national parks, but its coral atolls span a staggering 3.5 million sq km of the central Pacific Ocean. But this beautiful place is now a magnet for huge commercial fishing operators from Europe, Asia and America.

  • 6 reasons to choose pole and line tuna

    12 February 2018
    Nathaniel Pelle, Senior Campaigner

    There are plenty of canned tuna options on our supermarket shelves and it can be confusing to know which one to choose. If there is one thing you should remember it is this – choose ‘pole and line’ caught tuna.

  • MARCH OF THE PENGUINS

    29 January 2018

    This morning, people around the world are waking up to pictures of penguin sightings across the globe.