News: environment

How you can help look after the planet

A climate change protest where the main focus is one person holding up a sign reading "There is no Planet B"

The world temperature is increasing, forests are burning, animals are dying, sea levels are rising; and this is what you can do about it.

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Over the weekend, I tried to get a head start on my spring cleaning by starting in winter (maybe overcompensating  a bit) and found all of my old camping and backpacking gear.

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Post-Earth Day thoughts

Earth in space

Another Earth Day has come and gone and it has got me thinking, do I prioritise the environment as much as I used to?

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Acknowledgement of Country

Sea of Hands

Adelaide is located in the traditional Country of the Kaurna people. I acknowledge and pay my respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First people of Australia whose ancestral lands and waters we work and live on throughout Australia. I honour the wisdom of, and pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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Meaningful holidays

Christmas tree decorations

Summer break is here and Christmas is just around the corner!

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Climate anxieties

A cartoon woman with black hair in a bun, a white long-sleeved shirt and black tights curled into a ball while a shadowy figure hangs over her head

As COP26 finishes, I am left wondering how can I, as a university student, stay positive in the face of climate anxieties?

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The joy of propagating plants

During our last lockdown I turned my eye to the mountain of empty pasta jars and tins I had been collecting along my windowsill. Then I scanned my options of house plants to cut.

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Sustainability week

A sustainable earth

It's sustainability week on campus! And it is really comforting to have the presence of a sustainable culture around campus and online. 

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Coping with climate anxiety

depressed expression

One of my most constant worries recently has been the state of our planet. The recent publication of the IPCC Report and it’s ‘code red’ announcement has surfaced my anxieties surrounding my future. What about you? Are you feeling okay? Continue reading for my reflections and tips on coping with stress relating to climate change.

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Managing waste & my plastic problems

A sustainability diagram

My bin has been looking so full of single use soft plastic and other rubbish. It’s got me thinking, how can I use less plastic and waste less?

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