The need to take urgent action on climate change is clear, for our environment, for our economy and for our human rights, Hugh de Kretser from the HRLC explains.
The government was armed with rhetoric for a climate change debate, but not prepared for any disaster a changed climate brings.
Eliah Castiello explores the distinction between animal rights and animal welfare, and how our understanding of human rights affects how we treat animals.
Charmaine Manuel chats to environmental historian, Andrea Gaynor about water management in Australia, its intersection with human rights and the prospect of ‘water wars’.
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.
Jacqueline Peel and Hari M. Osofsky explore whether communities vulnerable to the severe threats of climate change can claim their human rights have been breached.
Bidjara Dreaming is a poem based off true stories handed down to Leroy Wilson from his grandfather and great-grandmother from the Bidjara country
What’s next for our planet? Damon Gameau explores the potential future for humanity and the Earth.
Poet Siobhan Hodge calls for a change of attitude to address the neglect of our environment.
We are inseparable from water — more than relying on it, we are constituted by it. Alison Whittaker reflects on the water crisis and its colonial roots.