BUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT

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  • Martin Oliver

    Toward zero deforestation – what you can do too

    The global rate of deforestation has fortunately halved over the past 25 years. Despite this encouraging trend, consumers need to take a proactive stand to help curb further losses.   Deforestation around the globe In May 2016, Norway became the first country to adopt a zero deforestation policy by ensuring

  • Steve Werlin

    Microfinancing the poor in Haiti

    Microfinancing is effective in many communities, but what about those who are too poor to get started? Fonkoze is Haiti’s answer. Founded in 1994, it now has branches in all parts of Haiti, and supports women like Ytelet to get out of extreme poverty and into futures as business owners.

  • Martin Oliver

    ‘Blockadia’ – and how you and I are changing the world

    In the past, action on climate change has been stymied by the dominant system of neoliberal capitalism. In contrast to endless economic growth, the solution is likely to lie in the de-growth movement and re-localisation. Across the globe, many communities are engaged in struggles to defend themselves from the incursion

  • Living Now

    Getting our environmental legacy right

    “We have very little relationship to our garbage here in Australia. We throw it away, and my point as an environmental geographer, is to say: Where is ‘away’? Away is here for someone.” [Darrin Magee] It’s time to get our environmental legacy right!   You know that sharp moment when a

  • Living Now

    The Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania

    This magnificent expanse of ancient wilderness is the largest temperate rainforest in Australian and the second largest in the world. The 447,000 hectares are an ancient slice of Gondwanaland with over 60 rare and endangered species.

  • Living Now

    Be successful

    Train your mind to create what you want to achieve in business and life. by Shannon Panzo Your greatest ambitions are expressed in your business pursuits. You quickly find that book knowledge about business has little to do with running your own business. This is where your creativity will shine.

  • anne-maree.mcinerney

    Ethical investment, social enterprise and The Blue Economy

    Most enlightened consumers and business owners have no doubt sung the praises of the green economy for a long time now. They live it, breathe and encourage others to follow suit. But what if I were to tell you that although green is good – it often comes with linear

  • Martin Oliver

    Sikkim goes totally organic over 12 years

    Despite early concerns, farmers have been very happy with the outcome, and have seen an average twenty per cent increase in income. Yield has risen as soil fertility improves. India’s pesticide use is relatively low in comparison with much of the world, but has nonetheless led to several problems, including

  • bush.heritageaustralia

    The night parrot returns

    The night parrot returns; a good-news story for Australian wildlife – a bird thought to be extinct has been rediscovered! by Bush Heritage Australia   When the only known population of the night parrot (pezoporus accidentalis) was re-discovered in remote south-western Queensland by John Young in 2013, it created unprecedented

  • Living Now

    Spirals, sales and sharing

    Tom Lee Christen talks about things in his life that he’s working on, and things he wants to share with you who are making a difference in the world, noting the spirals of learning that can take place in a life and in generations   “Life is a journey up a spiral staircase; as

  • Martin Oliver

    Living Streets in Ghent

    Cars pollute, and it is in cities that their effects are felt the most. Diesel particulates and other noxious chemicals are damaging to human health and reduce everybody’s quality of life.   Ghent is a mid-sized Belgian city with a population of around a quarter of a million. An important

  • Martin Oliver

    Ireland’s passive house initiative

    The ‘passive house movement’ is suited best to cool temperate regions. Dwellings are hyper-insulated and very airtight, and some slash their heat demand by about ninety per cent. For cool climates, such as those encountered in Tasmania, heating can represent a whopping fifty per cent of domestic electricity use. This


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BUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT


  • Toward zero deforestation – what you can do too

    The global rate of deforestation has fortunately halved over the past 25 years. Despite this encouraging trend, consumers need to take a proactive stand to help curb further losses.   Deforestation around the globe In May 2016, Norway became the first country to adopt a zero deforestation policy by ensuring

  • Microfinancing the poor in Haiti

    Microfinancing is effective in many communities, but what about those who are too poor to get started? Fonkoze is Haiti’s answer. Founded in 1994, it now has branches in all parts of Haiti, and supports women like Ytelet to get out of extreme poverty and into futures as business owners.

  • ‘Blockadia’ – and how you and I are changing the world

    In the past, action on climate change has been stymied by the dominant system of neoliberal capitalism. In contrast to endless economic growth, the solution is likely to lie in the de-growth movement and re-localisation. Across the globe, many communities are engaged in struggles to defend themselves from the incursion

  • Getting our environmental legacy right

    “We have very little relationship to our garbage here in Australia. We throw it away, and my point as an environmental geographer, is to say: Where is ‘away’? Away is here for someone.” [Darrin Magee] It’s time to get our environmental legacy right!   You know that sharp moment when a

  • The Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania

    This magnificent expanse of ancient wilderness is the largest temperate rainforest in Australian and the second largest in the world. The 447,000 hectares are an ancient slice of Gondwanaland with over 60 rare and endangered species.

  • Be successful

    Train your mind to create what you want to achieve in business and life. by Shannon Panzo Your greatest ambitions are expressed in your business pursuits. You quickly find that book knowledge about business has little to do with running your own business. This is where your creativity will shine.

  • Ethical investment, social enterprise and The Blue Economy

    Most enlightened consumers and business owners have no doubt sung the praises of the green economy for a long time now. They live it, breathe and encourage others to follow suit. But what if I were to tell you that although green is good – it often comes with linear

  • Sikkim goes totally organic over 12 years

    Despite early concerns, farmers have been very happy with the outcome, and have seen an average twenty per cent increase in income. Yield has risen as soil fertility improves. India’s pesticide use is relatively low in comparison with much of the world, but has nonetheless led to several problems, including

  • The night parrot returns

    The night parrot returns; a good-news story for Australian wildlife – a bird thought to be extinct has been rediscovered! by Bush Heritage Australia   When the only known population of the night parrot (pezoporus accidentalis) was re-discovered in remote south-western Queensland by John Young in 2013, it created unprecedented

  • Spirals, sales and sharing

    Tom Lee Christen talks about things in his life that he’s working on, and things he wants to share with you who are making a difference in the world, noting the spirals of learning that can take place in a life and in generations   “Life is a journey up a spiral staircase; as

  • Living Streets in Ghent

    Cars pollute, and it is in cities that their effects are felt the most. Diesel particulates and other noxious chemicals are damaging to human health and reduce everybody’s quality of life.   Ghent is a mid-sized Belgian city with a population of around a quarter of a million. An important

  • Ireland’s passive house initiative

    The ‘passive house movement’ is suited best to cool temperate regions. Dwellings are hyper-insulated and very airtight, and some slash their heat demand by about ninety per cent. For cool climates, such as those encountered in Tasmania, heating can represent a whopping fifty per cent of domestic electricity use. This

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