Listen to two podcasts from the Commons Conversations about campaigns, coalition building and citizen science to end logging in Australia.
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Listen to an inspiring podcast about women & leadership in the Australian environment movement with Judy Lambert & Victoria McKenzie-McHarg.
A strong climate movement means meaningful change. Here’s a list of resources to help you on your climate activism journey.
A collection of Australian Blockading Handbooks from the 1980s to the present including the Daintree, Franklin River, Jabiluka, etc.
A book and a series of in depth videos based on each chapter about Environmental Movements and Activism around the World.
Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC) have used blockades and non-violent direct action to oppose new fossil fuel projects in Australia.
Learn all about the successful Franklin River Campaign that took place in Tasmania in the 1980s. Includes videos & school resources.
Access and learn about environmental conflict case studies in Australia and around the world using the Global Atlas of Environmental Justice.
Read an account of Perth’s first two major conservation campaigns, the preservation of Kings Park bushland and the survival of Mounts Bay.
A close look at the Australian environmental movement to help build our understanding about environmental movements at the national scale.
What helps motivate people to take action? Learn from this research from the University of Queensland that analysed the website communication of almost 500 Australian environmental groups.
This book features nine never-before-told stories of remarkable women and their courageous pursuits of climate justice in Australia.
Reflections and wisdom from Jess Beckerling from the WA Forest Alliance. Here are her learnings from winning long game grassroots campaigns.
Listen to this podcast with Sam Rye about using decentralised leadership to build a movement for ecological restoration in Australia.
New research considers what Australian climate activism – specifically climate change civil resistance – looks like, how it is changing, and what it is achieving.
Tasmanian Wilderness Society activists blockaded the Tasmanian Franklin below Gordon Dam site, proposed by the Hydro Electric Commission.
Australian Rainforest Action Groups blockaded ships bringing rainforest timbers logged in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Greenpeace International agitated for a ban on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to protect the global ozone layer from ultraviolet radiation. This case study describes the campaign.
Greenpeace pressures Coca-Cola to phase out HFC refrigeration for Olympic Games in Australia 2000-2004
Greenpeace International agitated for Coca Cola to desist from HFC refrigerants prior to the Sydney Summer Olympics in 2000.
The environmental movement requires new organizational structures and strategies to succeed in this next phase of its evolution. This paper presents a model called “Movement as Network.” This model may have relevance to other social movements and networks, but the focus of this paper is using it to think about new ways of restructuring the environmental movement so it can be more powerful and more effective.