Category: Lifestyle

100 Ethical, Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Gift Ideas For Birthdays and Christmas

100 Ethical, Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Gift Ideas For Birthdays and Christmas

When you’re concerned about the environment, it can be difficult to justify buying more things at a time of Peak Stuff and climate change, but it can be just as difficult attending a birthday party, celebrating Christmas or a special occasion without bringing a gift(s)*can be totally awkward*. This is why we’ve curated this list of...

How to Advocate for the Sustainability Culture That You Want in Your Local Community

How to Advocate for the Sustainability Culture That You Want in Your Local Community

Over the past few years, our global consciousness has expanded to recognize the importance of individual actions in preserving our planet. 2018, for example, has been the year of the “straw ban,” led primarily by individuals through grassroots social media efforts. The “straw ban” has been particularly remarkable because the efforts of average people, harnessed...

So You Want To Be a Social Media Influencer? Prince Ea Has Some Advice For You…

So You Want To Be a Social Media Influencer? Prince Ea Has Some Advice For You…

“Climate change is a topic I am very passionate about. As humans, we must re-imagine the way we look at the earth so we can preserve it for ourselves and generations to come.” – Prince Ea on YouTube 2018 I discovered American filmmaker, spoken word artist and poet Richard Williams better known by his stage name Prince...

Worried About Climate Change? Make Sure Your Super Fund Matches Your Environmental Values

Worried About Climate Change? Make Sure Your Super Fund Matches Your Environmental Values

Early this month the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its landmark report on emissions, which made it very clear that we must all “pursue efforts” to limit global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius or face the disastrous effects of climate change. From record-breaking droughts affecting farmers through to kilometers of dying coral in the Great Barrier Reef,...

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

It is argued that the ideology at the root of all our environmental and social problems is neoliberalism. Although neoliberalism is all around us and is the ideology that drives almost all of our political and economic systems, most people couldn’t explain to you what it is if you asked them. It’s likely, however, that they’ll...

Australians Care About Animals – But We Don’t Buy Ethical Meat

Australians Care About Animals – But We Don’t Buy Ethical Meat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.  Authors: Amelia Cornish, PhD student, University of Sydney and Paul McGreevy, Professor of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science, University of Sydney. Australians clearly care about animal welfare: our research has found 92% shoppers in Sydney considered animal welfare to be important. However, when we look...

Concerned About The UN Climate Report? Take These Sustainable Actions Today…

Concerned About The UN Climate Report? Take These Sustainable Actions Today…

The new climate change report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that policymakers around the world must take “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid the worst impacts of global warming. The report makes it clear that “transformational” change will be needed to limit warming...