“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”

Elections and volunteering

what I’m particularly interested in is GetUp!’s call for volunteer activists to be part of GetTogethers aiming to coordinate local action within their electorates, focussing on 3 main issues for the 2010 Federal election

Energy Saving

There is a lot of talk about carbon prices and electricity prices going on at the moment and a study has just been released that says because an ETS wasn’t introduced the price of electricity is going to rise. So… Read More ›

Endangered Sunday: BP = Brown Pelicans

Yet another threatened species put under even more threat from BP’s Mexican Gulf Oil Spill is the Brown Pelican, and BP is trying to sanitise the news you find online about the Gulf oil spill by sponsoring search term results

Endangered Sunday: Golden Lion Tamarin

The Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia, Portuguese: Mico-leão Dourado) also known as Golden Marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Cebidae. Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the Golden Lion Tamarin is an endangered species and among the rarest animals in the world, with an estimated wild population of “no more than 1,000 individuals” and a captive population maintained at approximately 490 individuals.