Environmental activism

Bob Brown

Bob Brown, the optimist

Monday, 17 November 2014

How on earth can Bob Brown remain an optimist in today’s society? He shares with us some of his brilliant philosophies to remain positive, many of which he reflects upon in his new book, Optimism.

David Suzuki in Green Lifestyle

David Suzuki's no mad scientist

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

While all scientists are tasked with searching for the truth, Canadian academic and environmentalist, David Suzuki, takes it all one step further by also asking about the meaning of that truth.


Environmental Film Festival Melbourne

6 - 13 September, 2013

Prepare yourself for amusing, informative, whimsical and philosophical takes on the most important environmental issues facing our communities. Drawing from the very best new environmental films from all over the world the festival covers issues as diverse as light pollution, our increasing disconnection from nature, what to do with nuclear waste, and the sometimes-blurry line between environmental activism and eco-terrorism.

Where: Melbourne, Vic.
When: 6-13 September, 2011.
Click here for more information.


Bottled up eco warrior

Monday, 18 February 2013

Few people take on an issue so intensely that it envelops them. But Lisa Wriley was so fascinated by beverage containers that she became one – a character called Bev the Bottle.


How to: beat green fatigue

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Is your environmental enthusiasm waning? Check out our tips for staying a happy, active campaigner.

Chinchilla gasfields

Instant Expert: Fracking

Monday, 7 November 2011

Following the release of the US documentary Gasland earlier this year, fracking has become an explosive topic. What is it and why the controversy?

Erin Brockovich

Ecowarrior: Erin Brockovich

Monday, 22 August 2011

Ten years on from the movie that made her name synonymous with community battles against corporations, Brockovich is in Australia setting her sights on some new environmental battles of her own.


Daryl Hannah: The actress & the activist

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Surrounded by the glitzy façade of Hollywood, Daryl Hannah’s real world is an eco-escape of green thumbs, biodiesel and environmental activism.


Out on a limb

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Tree houses not only capture our imaginations, they bring us close to nature. From platforms in anti-logging campaigns to carbon-neutral homes, we take a look at the role of tree houses around the world in the environmental movement.

If a Tree Falls

Green Screen @ Sydney Film Festival

8 - 19 June, 2011

The Sydney Film Festival (SFF) will take over the city’s silver screens with feature films, documentaries, short films and animations. Now in its 58th year, SFF is one of the world’s longest running film festivals. Green Screen will showcase controversial, inspiring and beguiling films with an 'eco' angle, testing the disputed borders between what’s fact and what’s fiction. Don't miss the below Green Screen films at the SFF, tackling the issues impacting on our environment with fresh and often surprising perspectives. Click here for more info on the SFF Green Screen films.

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