Arron Wood is only 34, but has already made his mark as an environmental educator and activist in Australia and beyond. On Friday last week, the former Young Australian and Environmentalist of the Year won the highly-coveted People’s Choice Award at the Banksia Environment Awards. Read G’s review of his autobiography.
Tim Flannery's new book
With this manifesto of peasant wisdom and recipes translated for a 21st century audience, Aussie nutritionist Arabella Forge shows how eating organic, flavoursome, nourishing food is possible on even the tightest budget.
Located in the heart of the sleepy tourist town of Noosa in Queensland, Organika is an organic grocery store and coffee bar established in 2007 by brothers Josh and Chris Barry.
In the last five years, geoengineering - large-scale intervention in the Earth's climate system to counter climate change - has gone from being a fringe idea to one accorded some scientific credibility.
Neil Prentice farms wagyu cattle, the Japanese breed famed for their interlaced muscular fat. The only trouble with wagyu is that they need to be kept in feedlots for nearly two years to obtain the sort of fat the Japanese love. Prentice, however, sees feedlotting as unethical.
All of the food for the Iku Wholefoods stores is prepared fresh daily from over 200 fresh, local, seasonal, organic and biodynamic ingredients at the central kitchen.
The food isn't the only environmental consideration at the franchise Le Pain Quotidien; this patisserie uses energy-efficient lighting, eco cleaning products and minimal packaging.
A beautiful book offering a great overview of sustainable travel experiences throughout Australia. In terms of size, it’s more coffee table than stuff-in-your backpack material, so it’s best consulted for holiday inspiration.
The C30 DRIVe is Volvo's latest foray into the modern diesel market and it certainly gives its competitors a decent run for their eco money. And it's certainly ditched the fuddy-duddy Volvo driver reputation. No Bloody Volvo drivers here!