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Winter. A Season for Radical Rest.

Winter. A Season for Radical Rest.

I’ve recently come across this term Radical Rest and the concept of taking intentional rests during your day. I love the concept so much, that I thought I would go looking for more information. And with winter here, the timing of this article is perfect. After all, winter is when many animals hibernate (including many Australian […]

Spotlight on Koala Clancy Foundation.

Spotlight on Koala Clancy Foundation.

We love our community groups who are working towards restoring their native reserves, roadsides, creeks, riverbanks, hills, valleys, swamplands and flatlands. This year, with your support, we will distribute close to 50,000 trees (including shrubs, grasses and groundcovers) to almost 100 individual groups across all states of Australia.   And so, we thought it was […]

Eco-friendly Fundraising Ideas.

Eco-friendly Fundraising Ideas.

Choosing an eco-friendly fundraiser is a great way to teach students about our native environment and show how a child, a classroom or indeed a school can make a difference.     Eco-friendly fundraisers have numerous benefits, including minimising waste, reducing carbon footprint, and promoting responsible resource usage. They also attract environmentally conscious donors, sponsors, […]

Gina. Being of nature.

Gina. Being of nature.

If like me, you watched Alone Australia on SBS earlier this year, you probably too became enchanted by one of the contestants called Gina Chick. If you haven’t seen the series, basically, 10 people are dropped into the wilderness, in this case the western coast of Tasmania/lutruwita (in winter). Who lasts the longest wins the […]

Carbon offsets/credits. What’s the story?

Carbon offsets/credits. What’s the story?

We sometimes are asked if we can produce carbon offsets or credits. Alas the answer is no. Here’s why! To qualify for carbon credit/offset registration, Fifteen Trees would need to: plant trees in blocks of huge numbers (160,000 to 800,000), on vast land tracks (200 hectares to 1 square kilometre), which receives at least 1000mm […]

Greta Vs Greenwashing

Greta Vs Greenwashing

Last month, Greta Thunberg pulled out of the Edinburgh Book Festival after accusing one of their major sponsors of ‘greenwashing’. Thunberg was due to give a climate talk to an audience of 3,000. The sponsors were Baillie Gifford and in an investigation by The Ferret (Scottish investigative news site) it came to light that Baillie […]