Professor Frank Fisher, the respected sustainability advocate, academic and social activist died in 2012.

Alexandra de Blas presents a tribute to Frank Fisher.

Read more at the Understandascope website or download Everyday Transcendence: the influence of Frank Fisher — a PDF tribute paper.

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We often hear about a zero carbon future, but is it really possible? What is already happening in Australia and around the world?

Experts Paul Gilding, Giles Parkinson and Prof Mike Sandiford speak with Alexandra de Blas about the latest developments.

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Joanne Wootton has an intellectual disabiity but she isn’t letting it hold her back. She talks about her dreams and aspirations – and the work she is doing to realise them – in a poignant and inspiring way.

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Dr Jane Goodall inspires people to become change agents and solutionaries – making life better for animals, people and the environment. Mathew Stokes from the Geelong Cats and Channel 9’s Lisa Wilkinson are champions of the cause. Click here for more information

Dr Jane Goodall is a world renowned conservationist, primate expert and UN Messenger of Peace.

Join the JGI team in Australia to help make this Earth a better place for us all.

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bankmecu partners with Australian Conservation Foundation on New Economics Project

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The people with intellectual disabilities and those who work with them at Marriott Support Services are truly inspirational.

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WestWyck is an urban ecovillage at the cutting edge of sustainable design in Australia, just 6km north of the Melbourne CBD.

Guided by the international One Planet Principles, WestWyck’s developers have transformed the historic Brunswick West Primary School into an attractive and environmentally friendly place to live.

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Climate scientists have used data collected over decades to reconstruct the climate over 1000 years. The last 50 years were the hottest and human pollution is a key temperature driver.

Alexandra de Blas speaks with lead author Dr Joelle Gergis, about the findings, on the Science Show on ABC Radio National.

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Speed Date a Sustainable Designer

The Alternative technology Association had the sexiest event at the Sustainable Living Festival this year — Speed Date a Sustainable Designer — see it in action here.

And hear about the plan to retrofit one million Victorian homes. It will save money and the environment.

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James de Blas self portrait

James de Blas self portrait

Help James de Blas get an exhibition in New York and inspire people to unleash their potential to live a rich and productive life, whilst managing a severe mental illness.   

To vote click on collect me and scroll down to the paintings they are fabulous!

To see more about James visit his web site.

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