Animals Make us Human is a collection of writings reflecting on the 2019/20 bushfires. Kirli Saunders talks about her essay for the book on the glossy black cockatoo.
Animals Make us Human is a collection of writings reflecting on the 2019/20 bushfires. David Lindenmayer talks about his essay for the book on the great gliders.
Racist water: In the remote Indigenous community of Laramba in the Northern Territory (NT), drinking water contains almost three times the maximum safe level of uranium recommended by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
Aspects of the Federal Budget 2020-2021 have raised serious concerns for human rights in Australia. The following is a short overview of Right Now’s initial views on the budget.
Moving the Darkness is a personal reflection, part eye-witness account of the recent mega fires ravaging the South Coast of NSW, where Freddy Iryss lives.
After an unprecedented bushfire season, the curious protagonist of Dr Virgina Lowe’s prose poems considers our planet, the climate crisis and chance.
The theme of Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s yearly program is ‘solastalgia’ which asks what the response of art will be in face of destruction, dispossession and the climate crisis. The program was kicked off with moving works from Nick Moir, Tony Curran and Waratah Lahy, and Hannah Bronte.
Joy McCann has travelled extensively in the Southern Ocean; from the icy shores of Antarctica to beaches teeming with life in South Georgia. There are many threats facing the Southern Ocean in the decade ahead but there is also a little bit of good news.
Sandra Renew’s poem ’Rising’ portrays a parched planet, and explores the way the climate crisis is changing our environment.
Janelle Koh considers the distracting influence of social media on our daily lives, and the implications it has for human rights.