Tag Archives: environment

TBS Next Gen: Composting, not a pile of rubbish

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise Viera (9) discusses her entry into the important world of compost, and why it should become the rule, not the exception.

Mottainai: The Japanese method of reducing waste in your house and mind

The amount of waste we create often brings regret. The Japanese have built a philosophy around reducing this clutter, not out of guilt, but rather in a pursuit of fun and expression.     Mottainai. You’ve felt it, even if you haven’t heard of it. It’s that feeling that makes you clean every morsel off

May

Current Affairs Wrap: May’s awful June, Adelaide Oval flashpoint, Mozambique’s baldness cure

The cold facts of May, a pouring wave of misrepresented disrespect and the hope of all bald men differentiate this week from all the others.

Rebekah Brown: A sanitary mind to solve water treatment

Keeping water sources clean has been a problem our species has always faced, however, Australian Rebekah Brown has an ingenious and easily applicable solution, especially in the third world. Genius.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump flames Earth, Mabo’s silver anniversary, vultures demonstrate SSM

The week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.

First test for NSW anti-protest laws

Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government’s new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.

The Rockefeller who tore down the empire

Valerie Rockefeller is a divisive, transformative figure, as she’s shifting from the fossil fuels that made her family rich to renewables. But, is it a move to secure the environment, or the next income stream?

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