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The astronaut who became an environmentalist

Leaving the Earth helped astronaut Scott Kelly realise how precious it is


Why we need to nurture our farmers (and how to do it)

Australian agriculture is well placed to play a leading role in championing practices and technologies essential for a more sustainable and greener production system


The Science of Climate Change Denial

What is it that makes people ignore the facts about our rapidly warming planet?


Why we need a ‘space race’ approach to saving the planet

"It won’t deliver a “man on the moon” moment, but this investment is the only way to truly end our dependence on fossil fuels."


These TED talks will help you understand climate change (and why it's such an important issue)

Climate change. It can be overwhelming. Where do you start?


Fake meat? We sort out the sizzle from the steak

Could artificial “meat” revolutionise our health and environmental impact?


[Watch] Why you should join us in our fight for climate justice

Homeward Bound's Fabian Dattner delivers an inspiring message


[Watch] Why we can't afford to hesitate when it comes to climate action

When it comes to managing the very real risk of climate change, “just because something hasn’t happened before, it doesn’t mean that it won’t happen in the future”,


15-year-old Hannah Herbst’s incredible invention can provide "a source of sustainable power and fresh water for people of developing countries"

This young scientist is determined to save lives using renewable resources