koala relaxing in gum tree

Good news for East Gippsland's forests, forty years coming

By Jill Redwood

Tuesday 3 of June 2014

On 12 May, logging company VicForests announced that the Eden based woodchip giant South East Fibre Exports will stop buying woodchips and logs sourced from East Gippsland's forests at the end of this year. This is momentous news after forty years of campaigning for the areas protection. Does it mean the end of logging in East Gippsland?

Deep greenwash – avoiding the dodgy and beyond

By Sarah Day

Tuesday 20 of May 2014

Now that most businesses are well aware a significant chunk of their potential market cares about being ethical, shops are bursting with stuff for sale that claims to be eco-friendly, sustainable, green and all round excellent for the planet. Do you believe it?

I got the Polyethylene Terephthalate Summertime Blues

By Sarah Day

Sunday 9 of February 2014

Ah summer, my sweet sweaty friend. My barefoot companion and sunny soul mate. How sandy your shores, how salty your sea. How colourful the plastic debris, a-washed upon your periphery.

Why ask for action when you can take it?

By Sarah Day

Tuesday 26 of November 2013

Climate change. What more is there to say? For anyone still under the impression there's some kind of debate (a belief easily achieved by reading The Australian) NASA reports that 97% of climate scientists agree – it's people causing the planet to perspire.

Talkin' trash with the Two Hands Project

By Sarah Day

Tuesday 8 of October 2013

Paul Sharp has changed the way people think about plastic pollution all over the world, and he's done it with little more than his own two hands. So what's the secret of tiny groups making a massive difference? Is it time for peak groups to take a masterclass in back to basics?

If a tree falls in the forest and no one's around, is it illegal?

By Jill Redwood

Wednesday 7 of August 2013

Why must it take a tiny environment group to force a government to obey its own laws on threatened species? Jill Redwood wonders what happened to the Victorian Government's morals.


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