Lovelock’s Gaia hypothesis suggested that Earth could be considered a single, self-regulating organism.
Finding radical new ways to feed the world is essential for our survival. A prominent environmental activist has considered the alternatives.
Environmentalists are worried the shift to green energy means damage from more mines. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Direct action can make the demands of a mainstream movement seem reasonable.
We asked six experts to nominate books that might help us avert environmental catastrophe. Here’s what they said.
A new collection of non-fiction by one of Australia’s greatest poets enriches our understanding of her legacy.
David Brooks considers the early work of one of Australia’s most prolific poets.
Young Muslim activists in Indonesia turn to faith to undertake the sacred task of protecting the natural world. This echoes the growing popularity of ‘green Islam’ as an important global youth agenda.
Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.
Melville’s epic novel about life aboard a wayward whaling ship holds lessons for the climate crisis today.
Environmentalism may seem like a new mindset, especially in the Church. But care for creation has been woven into Catholicism for centuries.
Climate activists don’t have to be popular to achieve their goals.
A new study puts numbers to the health and environmental benefits – or impacts – of individual foods and shows how small changes can make a significant difference.
New research found girls particularly liked to see wildflowers, hear nature sounds and touch animals and plants.
Released at the height of the Vietnam War, Marvin Gaye’s hit-heavy album explored themes of race, environmentalism and conflict. It also marked a new direction for the Motown record label..
A web of local environmental action campaigns launched against oilsands pipelines a decade ago helped bring an end to Keystone XL.
Environmentalism is, for the most part, the domain of the white middle class. We must recognise the contributions migrants already make, and how their power can be further harnessed.
Rather than pump money into a broken system, people like Jeff Bezos and Charles Koch could use their money to help fix it – by insulating politics from money.
Extinction Rebellion’s ‘apolitical’ stance deprives it of allies, and leaves the movement vulnerable to co-option.
The COVID-19 crisis has raised major questions about the viability of the economic, business and employment models that corporate and industry lobbyists are arguing for a return to.