Ecosia – the ‘Green’ Search Engine

While we’re on the subject of the ‘new green’ are you using Ecosia – the Green Search Engine? Ecosia donates 80% of its revenue to the protection of the rainforest. You can search either from their home page or by installing their browser plug-in to make Ecosia your default search engine. When I first started […]

Our evolving Mother

You may have been aware of the Queensland floods which have been devastating the state since before Christmas 2010. I live in a town about 45-60 minutes south of Toowoomba which on 10 January was subject to what some are calling an ‘inland tsunami’. If you’ve not seen footage here is some that has found […]

Earth Day 2010

April 22 is Earth Day – which has been going since 1970 as the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, USA, a staunch environmentalist who hoped to provide unity to the grassroots environmental movement and increase ecological awareness. “The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that […]

The Meaning of Life?

The amount of diversity of life in our oceans astounds me. From the largest mammal to the smallest creature, they live in a delicate ecosystem harmoniously with each other. We hear how detrimentally they can be affected by human actions – plastic bags and helium balloons that make their way into our waterways and oceans […]

Say no to bad wood

This is SO, so easy. Please take a brief moment to complete this 5-minute online letter with your details and selecting your issues with illegal logging and it will be sent to the minister. People pressure CAN make a difference. We proved that with the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary! Even if you live overseas you […]