“As I’m up here today I am terrified of what is happening to our climate and the fact that our government is doing nothing about it,” 13-year-old James McEwen said. He spoke at the School Strike 4 Climate rally on March 25, and encouraged others to join the fight.
The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) has created an “advent calendar” with a difference to spur people into the Christmas spirit. Sign up to its social media platforms and “swipe” to open the calendar door to reveal its exciting contents each day in the lead up to Christmas Day.
If you want to motivate your kids (aged 4 and up) to be eco activists – try The Tale of the Whale. It’s a clarion call to us all to think about our oceans and their creatures and to stop our seas being the garbage tips for our over-indulgent lifestyles.
If you’re looking for a day out that will inspire you and your family the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on at the Australian National Maritime Museum is the perfect pick. Great for the school holidays – but go anytime, really. Highly recommended.
Sydney-based artist Bettina Kaiser’s Natura Morta exhibition challenges viewers to recognise the climate crisis and to act on it in several ways, including collecting rubbish off their local streets in return for one of her artworks.
In the crucible of Australia’s Black Summer Danielle Celermajer pondered the personal and broader implications of the climate catastrophe. Her book Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future offers new language and concepts to help us tackle it.
Over 100 local faith communities across Australia from diverse traditions will hold events on March 11 as part of a major global multi faith Day of Action to “sound the alarm” for the climate. The story outlines how to get involved ...
The Breaking by award-winning author and editor, Irma Gold, was released on March 1. In this Q&A she offers insights into her debut novel’s central love story and how we can stop the harm done to elephants through tourism.
Calling on local artists, old and young – drawers, writers, sculptors, bush lovers ... Which bush animals do you most love and care about? Who do you hope will have a safe and happy summer in our Australian bush?
Poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield’s fourth collection, Toward Antarctica, (Red Hen Press), is an insider’s love letter to one of the world’s most iconic wild places, and I found it unique, moving and brilliantly informative.
Urgent cooperative action is needed to prevent further destruction of the world’s reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, and of the Arctic and Antarctic oceans on which many creatures and ecosystems depend.
Following the devastation this summer, 18 senior religious leaders representing more than 10 million Australians have issued an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for stronger climate leadership.
In my work with Uniting Earth I’ve compiled a comprehensive resource on the bushfire crisis – covering ecological and social justice aspects, and including relevant references. The following is an abridged version.