The environmental journalism Sydney-(out)sider

Waverley Council loses patience with bike share trash in Sydney’s eastern suburbs

As reported by Nadia Daly in ABC News, Waverly council has recently seized over 50 bikes abounded share bikes in Bondi after complaints from residents. Daly effectively approaches this topic … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

It’s time to find out if Australia’s threatened species projects are actually effective

Lisa Cox’s Guardian article, ‘It’s time to find out if Australia’s threatened species projects are actually effective’ is an informative look at the lack of monitoring that presides over many … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chinese Workers Blamed for Illicit Trade

“Jaguars Killed for Fangs to Supply Growing Chinese Medicine Trade,” a March 4, 2018 news article written by Robin McKie for The Observer section of The Guardian, describes a growing … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Air pollution in poor communities a case of environmental racism

When presenting my news stories, I was significantly nervous. The nerves were prompted by the unpredictability of oral presentations and by my choice to dissect the story that I chose. … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

Solar ‘tsunami’ coming in Australia as NSW accelerates approvals

On February 7, The Sydney Morning Herald posted an article titled “Solar ‘tsunami’ coming in Australia as NSW accelerates approvals” about the increase in solar projects in NSW. Written by … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Indonesian palm, pulp companies commit to peatland restoration

“Indonesian palm, pulp companies commit to peatland restoration” by journalist Mongabay utilizes a tactic far too many people with a basic understanding of the palm oil crisis have seen before: … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Canberra Hospital churning through 1,000 water bottles a day despite no issue with dishwashers

“Canberra Hospital churning through 1,000 water bottles a day despite no issue with dishwashers” by Elise Scott, Jordan Hayne, and Clare Sibthorpe had an incredibly alluring headline, but I found … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

See through solar panals

My media presentation in-depth story was a story published in October about clear, see-through solar panels. I asked multiple questions about how feasible these solar panels are in society, and whether … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dahl’s toad-headed turtles: save their habitats or risk losing them forever

In a research-based news story titled “Dahl’s toad-headed turtle threatened by fragmented habitat, shrinking populations,” published in Science Daily, the authors explain the impact inbreeding and “small and fragmented” populations … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fast Fashion, Slow Violence

An article posted by The Guardian on Tuesday November 17th reveals designer Stella McCartney’s newest brand partnership, this time not for the purpose of producing a co-designed clothing line, but … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are Experts the Way to Go?

Using Bernadette McCabe’s and Craig Baillie’s article “Forget Turning Straw Into Gold, Farmers Can Turn Trash Into Energy” as a case study, I will analyze the methods of these so-called … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

NT Indigenous Leaders tell Prime Minister to Back Off Over Fracking

On Sunday October 8, 2017, Jane Bardon published this news feature in ABC News. It says why these people were so happy with the potential of fracking— which, according to … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Aggressive’ Dendrobium mine causing ‘grave, severe’ impacts on Sydney water catchments

By: Jodine Holli Wolman On September 14th, 2017 Paige Cockburn with ABC News released a news report exposing the effects fracturing and bulging coming from a Mine west of Wollongong … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

U.S. to back out of Paris Climate Accords

By: Jarek Liang Back in June of 2017, President Donald Trump had announced yet another politically controversial decision; he would be pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · Leave a comment