Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.
'Show Off Your Swap' is the theme for the 2011 Fair Trade Fortnight in Australia and New Zealand from the 7 - 22 May. Get loud and proud Aussies and Kiwis about Fairtrade! Click here for more information.
This is the first animation from the Secret Life of Things. 'Life Pscycle-ology' is a humorous look at the life story of an unhappy mobile phone, who seeks therapy after his owner dumps him in favour of a new model. There's some great free learning resources available at www.thesecretlifeofthings.com.
At 103 Octavio Orduno is almost certainly the oldest cyclist in Long Beach, California, and perhaps in the world. And he's got a great sense of humour.
What will you be doing at 103?
Join in the fun of the national Garage Sale Trail on 10 April 2011. Who knows what you might find!
Planet Ark have been a formidable force in sustainability since 1993, and they’re celebrating their 18th Birthday with some prizes – and a few surprises. G loves this short video they’ve put together for their birthday; a blast from the past, with many familiar faces looking much younger than they do today.
In under four short years the Australian-initiated campaign, Earth Hour, has become the largest campaign in history for the planet. It has grown from one city, one country to over 128 countries and territories in 2010, to reach over a billion people worldwide, becoming the largest voluntary action ever witnessed.
As he once again makes comments that prove his scepticism of climate change, Tony Abbott could be well served to spend three minutes watching this Nat Geo video. Welcome to Global Warming 101.
Get the truth on power prices. Why are they really rising? Listen to Australian Conservation Foundation's Simon O'Connor (Economic Adviser) and Claire Maries (Climate Change Campaigner) as they answer your questions about electricity prices. What is affecting power prices? What impact would a price tag on pollution have? What can you do to cut your power bills at home?
‘Going local’ is a powerful strategy to repair our fractured world—our ecosystems, our societies and our selves. Far from the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future...