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Fish in pools

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Feeling proactive about home-grown produce and chemical-free swimming pools after reading the current Dec 2011/Jan 2012 issue of G? Here’s an inspiring clip of about growing your own fish on algae in an ordinary backyard swimming pool.

Oxfam on food

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

In light of the brand new Dec/Jan issue of G with a special feature on 'Where our food comes from', here's an animated journey through our food system, why it's broken, and how we can help to fix it.

Get involved with Oxfam International Youth Partnerships (OIYP) here.

Annie Leonard, The Story of Broke

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Sometimes it's hard not to get angry or jaded with environmental issues, except when the inspirational Annie Leonard shows how we could start building the future we want right now! Though chatting about the US system, this shows why our economies are NOT broke!

Host a swap party for National Recycling Week 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

It's National Recycling Week 2011 from November 7 - 13, 2011.

Big Aussie Swap parties will be held in cities and towns across Australia so people can exchange items they may no longer need or want, instead of throwing them away. Melissa Doyle explains the concept of swap parties and the basics of how a swap party operates.

How did the Dutch get their cycle paths?

Monday, 24 October 2011

The Netherlands is well known for its excellent and safe cycling infrastructure, having the world's largest number of cyclists. But it wasn't always this way. So, how did the Dutch get this network of bicycle paths?

Ultra-fine wool not so fine

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Over 10,000 sheep across Australia are confined to single pens inside wool factory farms. This investigation footage taken in 2011 at the "Wool Factory" in Victoria shows the extent of their misery.

Help end this cruelty today: http://www.animalsaustralia.org/take_action/call-on-VIC-to-ban-battery-s...

Whales & dolphins in the gutter?

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Earlier this year for Keep Australia Beautiful week, a little stunt was performed to remind people of the intrinsic link between our cities storm water drains and our oceans and beautiful waterways.

What people don't know is that any litter dropped on the street, will inevitably end up going down a storm water drain and will eventually reach the ocean.

Vac from the Sea

Monday, 19 September 2011

World champion surfer Layne Beachley teamed up with Electrolux and its global Vac from the Sea initiative to help clean up Australia's iconic beach, Manly, and urge Australians to get serious about plastic recycling and help stop the plastic pollution problem at sea.

Trash My Ad 2011 Winner

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

The Trash My Ad 2011 Competition, run by Keep Australia Beautiful, encouraged people to create anti-litter TV and radio ads to target their peers. Here's the Secondary School TV Ad Category Winner.

The overall winner in this year's anti-litter creative competition is an animated crab called Kevin, created by Robbie Reid.

Can you make a better ad than this?

Monday, 29 August 2011

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new short film competition - Life. Nature. You. Make the Connection - encouraging budding and established filmmakers to create a short film that shows the connection between people and nature.

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