Beyond Covid-19: could we create a more sustainable world?

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What will the world’s response to the COVID-19 crisis mean for the two defining and interconnected challenges of our age: climate change and global inequality?  

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Kangaroo hopping away from bushfires

Australia is learning firsthand what our neighbours have suffered for years

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The bushfires have shown us what climate change looks like. A reality millions are facing today all over the world. We reflect on the crisis and what we can do today.

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Cooking for the climate

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By Tori Sanderson, GROW Team Intern Every time you open your fridge and pantry, you step into the global food system. Don’t believe us? Oxfam’s Food Transformation report shows us that the decisions we make every day have global impacts on the climate, agriculture and food. In particular, our energy use can significantly contribute to […]

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The Mekong Deal: The rich cash in, the poor pay

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By Robin Narciso – an Oxfam volunteer in Phnom Penh What is extreme poverty? Living on under a dollar per day? When you see what the Mekong gives to its people, you understand how it is the river, not a couple of dollars that determines their survival. In Samphin, a small town in the Cambodian […]

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3things on handmade happiness, the environment and dads

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What has the 3things project been up to lately, you ask? Plenty! They chatted to crafter Kelly White about making, meding, and doing. They looked at the treatment of dolphins, and this big blue planet we share with them. And they gave you some tips for Father’s Day shopping — it’s Sunday!

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Photo: Qiu Bo / Greenpeace

Dyeing rivers: Environmental concerns for China’s garment sector

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Investigations by environmental NGO Greenpeace East Asia have uncovered serious environmental degradation, including high concentrations of heavy metals, in Chinese manufacturing centres Xintang and Gurao.

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3things on generational change, plastic bikinis & Euro trash

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This week on 3things we saluted a young Aussie from Generation Y not? And discovered there are no limits when it comes to recycling…

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