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Seafood labelling – why are we whiting?

Blog entry by Matthew Evans | 11 October, 2014

Over time I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way Australians can make informed choices about what we’re eating is if we’re given sufficient information, if we’re told exactly what’s on the plate. From my work as a restaurant critic,...

Tiny beads, big problem: Is there plastic in your facewash?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 19 September, 2014

When you think about the environmental impact of washing your face, you’re probably just worried about wasting water. Unfortunately, when you’re scrubbing away every morning you could also be washing the health of our oceans down your drain.

How much trash do you produce in a week?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 20 August, 2014

If you could see all the waste you produce, would it change the way you consume? This photographer is hoping so. Australians produce a lot of waste. According to Clean Up Australia, the amount of waste that hits landfill in Australia every year...

10 amazing shark pictures

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 14 August, 2014

Did you know that scientists can determine the age of a shark by counting the rings that form on its vertebra? Much the same as you can count the rings on a tree to tell its age. [1] Enjoy our gallery below.  © Ralf Kiefner / Greenpeace © Vic...

Shark Girl: Why the Discovery Channel has got it wrong on sharks

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 13 August, 2014

This is a guest blog by activist and shark lover Madi Stewart – also known as Shark Girl. Madi has been swimming with sharks since she was 12 years old, and makes conservation films to try and change the way people see her finned friends. Many...

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