Going bananas about food waste

Going bananas about food waste

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013

There’s little debate that we’re wasting more food than is good for us or the planet. But what can we do about it? Political, academic and social leaders, Oz Harvest and the United Nations Environment Programme came together in a healthy discussion about what’s wrong – and what ...
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Business as usual: you’re fired!

Business as usual: you’re fired!

Posted by on May 27, 2013

Need to put across a really convincing business case for sustainability? Read up on these 10 points from guest blogger Steven Johnson, author of Considered Creative, a forthcoming book on brands, sustainability and behaviour change.
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Education + universities = ?

Education + universities = ?

Posted by on May 13, 2013

The tertiary education market is big business. As this market evolves, so too does the opportunity to have unique influence over how sustainability broadens campus experiences, and how students take them into the wider world!
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There’s something wrong with U!

There’s something wrong with U!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013

From everything I learnt about human nature in my teenage babysitting days, one experience really stuck with me.
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Badvertising’s days are over

Badvertising’s days are over

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013

Is advertising to blame for everything that's wrong about our consumer society? Can badvertising ever be overcome? There's a great new book (and mini-movement) out, Goodvertising, that shows just how good advertising for good can really be.
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Here are the options: adapt, migrate or die!

Here are the options: adapt, migrate or die!

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013

Our warming planet has plenty of challenges ahead of it. For much of its plant and animal species there are only three options to survive an increase of more than two degrees: adapt, migrate or die! The Biodiversity Brief and its feature infographic have already made a positive impact with some of Australia's key policy decision-makers. Let's hope this helps us all, including the little Southern Scrub-robin!
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It’s a small world after all

It’s a small world after all

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013

Although I am no green thumb, some great force drives me to construct living ecosystems in the form of terrariums. It is all too easy to get caught up in the hubbub of daily life and I've found creating these little worlds can give me a sense of perspective.
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Visualising climate change

Visualising climate change

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012

Climate change is humankind's biggest challenge and it presents the world's most compelling brief for communicators wanting to inspire action. The immense scale, timelines and science's rational allowance for 'uncertainty' in climate change models don't make the job any easier.
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Sustainability and behaviour change

Sustainability and behaviour change

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012

Not long ago, our CEO spoke to people at the Interpretation Australia national conference, Future Challenge, about how the marketing and advertising industries could inspire interpretive specialists. Here's a bloggified version of the presentation.
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Stop your engines!

Stop your engines!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012

Carbon is one of the most contentious issues plaguing us today. Riding to work or study is a zero-carbon form of transport (if you get your bike second-hand from a scrap heap and hold your breath, that is…but let’s not go there). The fact is, cycling (a form of active transport) is infinitely cleaner and less taxing on the planet’s resources than most other forms of getting around.
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