It's clear that while the rest of the modern world is attempting to move forward to a cleaner, more sustainable future, Australia still places the profit of a finite source over the welfare of future generations.
Eco-Friendly Living: Reducing Waste
The average Australian produces nearly 650kg of waste per year. In order to reduce this amount, we need to think about specific ways to combat mindless wastage. I started to cut down on unnecessary plastic around a year ago; I realised that my laziness and ignorance was excruciatingly damaging to the environment. So, who generates … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Living: Reducing Waste
For The Love Of Meat?
"I had no idea that there were any environmental factors that were damaging in meat production" "It's disturbing" "No one thinks about that sort of thing" "That picture is far from the supermarket" These were some of the responses after witnessing the extent of land clearing for cattle farming in central Queensland, Australia. Approximately 40 football … Continue reading For The Love Of Meat?
Climate Change. Where To Begin?
Ah, climate change. The topic that many Australian politicians can't seem to grasp. Last September, Liberal National Party senator Ian Macdonald told the federal parliament that Australia’s children have been “brainwashed” about human-induced climate change, which he described as “a fad or a farce or a hoax” and “farcical and fanciful”. Don't even get me … Continue reading Climate Change. Where To Begin?