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Beyond reduce, reuse, recycle: The 9 ‘R’s of a sustainable life

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 25 June, 2015

When it comes to recycling, Australians have a great reputation. In the past few decades, recycling has gone mainstream, with a two or three bin system now available for most people at home, in their workplace, and out and about in public.

The Rainbow Warrior is here!

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 25 June, 2015

Exciting news – the Rainbow Warrior is in town and you’re invited to come on board! She’s just arrived in Brisbane and the crew can’t wait to show you around our iconic ship at an Open Day tomorrow (Saturday 27th June). We’re terribly sorry for...

6 myths about risks to the Great Barrier Reef, busted!

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 23 June, 2015

When it comes to convincing Australia and the world that they’re trying to protect the Great Barrier Reef, the Abbott government is having a hard time. We suspect that has something to do with their plans to go ahead with massive coal port and...

Underwater GIF party: You’ve never seen the Great Barrier Reef like this before

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 June, 2015

It’s no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is a beautiful place. People come from all around the world to Australia to experience the Reef – snorkelling and diving deep below its surface to see its beauty with their own eyes. But the Great...

A glimpse into coal's future

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 14 June, 2015

When Tony Abbott said coal was good for humanity, I’m sure he didn’t expect to be attending its funeral in a few years time. But he will. And that is because coal is dying. And plummeting through the floor at rapid rates causing prices to drop...

Schools out, Results IN!

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 10 June, 2015

The semester is over. Exams have been taken, assignments handed in, and news just in, results are OUT.  We are afraid to say, Mr. Abbott plummeted into the fail pile when he was asked to write a long term plan to Save the Great Barrier Reef. Our...

These intricate illustrations will inspire you to stand up for the planet

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 8 June, 2015

The world is a beautiful place. Our forests, oceans, land and climate together form a irreplaceable sanctuary for life on Earth. But right now, one species is taking much more from the planet than they’re giving back. Humans are working through...

Just a drop in the Ocean

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 4 June, 2015

For a healthy planet, we need healthy oceans. This giant body of water that connects people from all over the Earth is the heart of our planet and home to millions of creatures – including some that humankind does not even know about. Salt water...

Under attack in Australia on World Environment Day

Blog entry by David Ritter | 4 June, 2015

First published on ABC Environment – original here. Australia’s environment has never needed a helping hand like it does now. Yet, more than ever, our leaders are turning their backs on our natural places. It is Environment Day. And it’s lucky...

This is the impact of our daily life on the planet

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 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...

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