Category: Letter from the Editor

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...

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...

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...

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Plastic Free July is almost here and if you’re considering undertaking the challenge (encourage your family, friends and work colleagues to do it with you!) we’ve prepared a heap of posts on this subject matter to help you complete the plastic-free challenge successfully. Check out these articles...

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Anyone else scratching their heads wondering where the year went? I felt like I was nowhere near accomplishing any of the goals I set for myself, but then upon reflection, I realised these emotions were misguided. A LOT has happened in the...

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, This newsletter arrives in your inbox later than usual because it was my birthday the other day and my partner and I decided to escape to the coast mid-week to celebrate. It was much needed as Ben and...

World Environment Day 2019

World Environment Day 2019

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy World Environment Day! This year’s theme is #BeatAirPollutionsomething that’s been on my mind since travelling to the Motherland of the Philippines earlier this year and feeling dizzy and getting many headaches from exposure to vehicle fumes whilst walking around in Manila. I would later...

Mixed Feelings About Australia’s Climate Change Election

Mixed Feelings About Australia’s Climate Change Election

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Emotions were running high on Saturday night. I was excited for what was to come and as the hours rolled on, watching the live election count, the excitement turned to horror realising that we were having our very own Trump moment. I had purchased...

Making Each Day Count

Making Each Day Count

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I read recently that we live an average of just over 27,000 days and it reminded me again of life’s value and relative shortness. I am no stranger to confronting mortality. I’ve experienced grief many times over the course of my life.  My...