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Where’s the Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Australia’s Green Community?

Where’s the Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Australia’s Green Community?

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, The other day, after noticing that an event lacked ethnic and racial diversity and representation in its panellist mix as well as in its advertising and marketing, my first thought was, “Here we go again…”.  But I took a deep...

MATTER: Connecting the Maker to the Wearer to the World

MATTER: Connecting the Maker to the Wearer to the World

A couple of years ago at Eco Fashion Week Australia in Fremantle, Kristen Leo, a popular ethical fashion advocate and YouTube vlogger stepped out in a fantastic pair of black and white printed wrap-style trousers. Her ensemble was striking and naturally she was quizzed about where her pants were from; she responded, “They’re from MATTER.”...

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, My social media behaviour has changed over the years. An early adopter of tech (I was using ICQ and mIRC in the mid-90s and filling chat rooms with my political, feminist and religious discussions ha!) I am easily bored...

New Study Finds Amazon Rainforest Fires Gets 93% Less Coverage on Cable News Than the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

New Study Finds Amazon Rainforest Fires Gets 93% Less Coverage on Cable News Than the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

According to a new study, cable news is failing to cover the massive and globally-catastrophic fires in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. The study from nonprofit media watchdog Media Matters for America, found that cable news channels – MSNBC, CNN and Fox News – provided nearly 15x more coverage of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire earlier...

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

Three weeks after the Amazon Rainforest fires began, the issue has finally found mainstream media coverage, with popular news outlets CNN and NBC reporting on the issue after Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo was plunged into daytime darkness due to the smoke and images of the city looking apocalyptic began circulating on social media. Shannon...

Ethical Influencers – Please Stop Creating Content for Each Other!

Ethical Influencers – Please Stop Creating Content for Each Other!

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, While I rarely spend much recreational time these days on Instagram, I was fortunate to stumble across a thought-provoking post written by one of our followers, Brittany @alittlebrittoffun that really resonated with me.  In the Insta post, she writes: “Influencers – Please Stop...

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, How good was the women’s World Cup grand finals match? Congrats to the US women’s national soccer team on their win and the crowd chanting for equal pay at the end really got me inspired about the future of female sport and gender equality, so...