Category: Activism

Mink on Dutch Fur Farm Confirmed With Coronavirus Results in Urgent Calls to Hasten Fur Farming Bans

Mink on Dutch Fur Farm Confirmed With Coronavirus Results in Urgent Calls to Hasten Fur Farming Bans

Intensive farming of wildlife creates an unnecessary and unacceptable risk for human and animal health, says Humane Society International/UK Mink on two fur farms with more than 20,000 animals in the Netherlands have been found infected with COVID-19, after exhibiting breathing difficulties. Animal protection charity Humane Society International, which campaigns for a global end to the...

How to Be a Fashion Activist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Be a Fashion Activist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the world, many things are changing. Industries are facing difficulties and many people are finding themselves in situations that they couldn’t possibly have seen coming. Businesses close as entire countries go into lockdown, and the economy is cracking under the pressure of this unprecedented crisis. One of the...

Green Storytellers: Relatable Enough To Be Influential?

Green Storytellers: Relatable Enough To Be Influential?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Several years ago a work colleague turned friend who had come to Australia as an international student from Thailand and whose parents were working for the United Nations said something to me that I have never forgotten. She said, “If you...

5 Tips to Effectively Communicating Climate Change

5 Tips to Effectively Communicating Climate Change

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! First off, thanks to those women/womxn who joined our private Facebook group ‘Women Who Love Politics‘. We now have 200+ members and it’s been wonderful to see women share opinions about political candidates, policies, media coverage,...

Wilderness Society Takes Legal Action Against Equinor’s Approval to Drill the Bight

Wilderness Society Takes Legal Action Against Equinor’s Approval to Drill the Bight

The Wilderness Society South Australia has announced that it has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia to challenge the environmental approval recently granted by NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) to Norwegian fossil fuel company Equinor to commence oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. The Wilderness...

Take the Pledge to Make 2020 the Year of the Planet

Take the Pledge to Make 2020 the Year of the Planet

Say goodbye to climate anxiety by taking action this decade  While the country burns and global temperatures rise, climate denialism still persists. Close your eyes and imagine, if every individual who believes climate change is an important issue was united under one banner. The Good Empire, trailblazers in helping businesses and organisations do good for...