Sign up to the Green Lifestyle e-newsletter
The Greens have achieved their most encouraging results in a Federal election in the history of the party, winning over 12 per cent of the votes in the Senate, and a total of over one million votes in the House of Representatives.
The top political issue searched for by Australians online is climate change, which is three and a half times more popular than the issues that the major political parties are championing this election.
Sunday August 15 the annual Walk Against Warming takes place across the nation. This year’s theme is sending a clear message during the election: “Walk with the people, not the big polluters”.
2010 election: the biggest advertising campaign Bob Brown has run.
Over 1000 students join the ban on bottled water.
Sydney welcomed a very special boat into its harbour yesterday morning when the Plastiki arrived – an 18.2 m catamaran made with plastic bottles.
Environment protection minister Peter Garrett has put an end to a lengthy battle for the extension of a phosphate mine on Christmas Island.
For the first time ever Australians are able to buy sustainable tuna according to findings released this week in the updated Greenpeace Canned Tuna Guide.
Social justice, environment and international development organisations have echoed an Indonesian call on the Australia Government to fulfil its 2007 election promise to ban imports of illegal timber.
Rising community and environmental concern about a lack of action to provide safeguards against the risk of large scale oil spills in Australia will be a high profile issue leading up to the federal election, Australia’s leading conservation groups said today in a joint statement.