Why Striking For Climate Change is Not About Wagging School

strike for climate change

Dear people saying kids are ‘wagging school’ today to #strikeforclimate, They are not striking to ‘get a day off’ and they shouldn’t have to raise these issues ‘after hours’. The point of a strike is to use the power of your labour to raise an important issue. The point is to make people listen, to create…

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Planet Talks WOMADelaide 2019: All the Fishes in the Sea

Saving the Great Barrier Reef from bleaching and fish sustainability

Dr Jodie Rummer, one of the line-up at the fabulous Planet Talks in 2019 at WOMADelaide, is  an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University. She has had had six consecutive years of competitive ARC fellowships. Jodie also received the highly prestigious UNESCO –…

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7 Ways You Can Help Our Planet

7 ways you can help our planet

 Living on our beautiful planet is so complicated. Our clever human brains have created so many amazing things, but the consumer-based society we have created, means that our lifestyle (and our greed) is destroying our home. People are starting to wake-up to this though, and we are excitingly seeing the next generation standing up and…

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Gingerfinch – Homewares Made By Hands

gingerfinch sustainable homewares

Gingerfinch is an online store, specialising in rare-find homewares and lifestyle goods which are made by hands, not mass-produced in factories. Owner Peita, says that sustainability is at their core, and that they only stock products which are kind to the planet, and will last you for years to come.  “We never want Gingerfinch products…

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The Top Sustainable Home Trends For 2019

the top trends for sustainable interiors for 2019

Trends, the very word sends shivers down the collective backs of those of us who are trying to consume less, shop with purpose, and tread more lightly on the earth. The reason for this, is that trends are usually generated as a way to encourage you to consume, and to toss away things that are…

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