Hello possum! Join our creative geocaching adventure

Hello possum! Join our creative geocaching adventure

With the help of a little hand-held technology, geocaching brings hide and seek into the 21st Century. It's free, fun for all ages and pretty addictive. Find out how Ecocreative built a project on this brilliant platform for community engagement, hiding a series of storytelling geocaches across Adelaide and the Mount Lofty Ranges. Read more

The roundabout way

The roundabout way

Several years ago I applied for a job as a writer with a small company called Ecocreative. I wasn’t surprised when I didn’t get it: I had no professional experience and only a tiny portfolio of work, none of it relevant to the position. I’d applied anyway because I thought it would be a great […]
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We’ve helped NRM get creative since 1998

We’ve helped NRM get creative since 1998

We are working towards a more sustainable society as a business and as creatives, in supporting individuals and organisations focused on positive change. And that applies to plenty of people in natural resource management (NRM). If you're one of those people and we have not worked with you yet, then it's the right time to be reading what this, perhaps our most promotional blog post ever!
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Infographics can (help us) change the world

Infographics can (help us) change the world

In the 6th Century BC, Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu remarked that ‘a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’. Could he have known how universally true this saying would be thousands of years later? Well, he certainly knew something about being too overwhelmed to start! In this digitally connected age, there is so […]
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Business as usual: you’re fired!

Business as usual: you’re fired!

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 = ?

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!

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

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!

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

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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