Latest Harriet Spark posts


Shopping With Ethical Brands Only Treats The Symptom, Not The Cause

What’s the point of shopping sustainably if we’re still addicted to consuming?


8 Things To Stuff Instead Of A Turkey This Thanksgiving

What’s a Thanksgiving without Turkey? The two seem to go hand-in-hand, but it’s possible to have a delicious Thanksgiving feast and leave meat off your plate.


4 Ways To Help Your Partner Develop Planet-Friendly Behaviours

Changing our own habits is hard enough, let alone attempting to change another's.


The Great Barrier Reef Isn’t Dead (Yet). Here’s What’s Really Going On.

​Last week, an obituary for the Great Barrier Reef went viral - but it was more than a little premature.


How Learning The Art Of Saying ‘No’ Helped Me Live A More Sustainable Life

We can't care for the planet and one another if we don't care for ourselves first.


In The Age Of Climate Change, I’ve Decided Not To Have Kids. Here’s Why.

Deciding against having a baby for environmental reasons is a drastic action, but it's a taboo topic that needs to at least be explored.


How To Make a Bee Bath

By making a bee bath in your backyard you'll help our fuzzy friends stay hydrated!


Men Are Rejecting ‘Green’ Behaviours, And Gender Stereotypes Are To Blame

It seems ludicrous that men might not want to behave more sustainably because it's not deemed macho enough, but researchers have proved exactly this.


This Guy Revived An Entire Population Of Rare Butterflies In His Backyard - Here’s How

The San Francisco population of California pipevine swallowtail butterflies were teetering on joining the latter until one dedicated biologist re-populated the species – in his own backyard.