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 […]

Earth Hour … I’m not sure…

Earth Hour is here again – March 27, 8.30pm local time we’re encouraged to turn our power off for 60 minutes to ‘take a stand’ against climate change. But does it really make a difference? Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sydney, Australia and was the brainchild of a couple of marketers who wanted to […]

The Cove – shedding light on a nasty secret

Congratulations to the courageous film makers of The Cove which won an Oscar! See trailer here. The images depicted in the documentary raise in us some pretty strong emotions – but I think it is so important that we channel that in the right direction. Whilst I disagree wholeheartedly with the practice depicted in this […]