Archive for the ‘Awareness’ Category

Re-Shirt

09Apr08

Every object has a story to tell, such as it takes 10,000 litres of water to make one new cotton t-shirt. Re-Shirt is a company that is helping to save this precious resource by encouraging people to treasure their t-shirts as objects with a valuable history. Instead of throwing away your t-shirts, you send them […]


Via Thriving is this inspiring and delightful project by activist and photographer JR, who takes portraits of people pulling faces and prints them LARGE and places them in public places. JR’s aim is to “shift thinking habits and reframe our stereotypes and prejudices”. Should you be wishing to make your own large prints, you might […]


Competition

20Mar08

Could you make a flash game about teen violence without using violence? A competition run by the Jennifer Ann organisation will give you $1000 in prize money if you can. The organisation was started by the parents of a young American girl who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend. They hope to keep their daughter’s memory […]


Protest today

20Mar08

From the SMH. A report saying that three Michelin-starred chefs have pulled out of a dinner as none of the $300,000 cost would be going to the charity for which it is being held. The organisers say that the chefs just don’t understand the concept “we are doing exactly what Bill Gates has done, called […]


This safety campaign aims to raise awareness of cyclists in London. A cute way of telling a serious story.


Creative City are a UK organisation which creates art projects that engage audiences and increase awareness of important. Their Newspaper House was built to highlight the massive amounts of waste generated everyday by free commuter newspapers, like MX that we have in Sydney. Watch a video about the project on the Guardian newspaper site.


Wild Endurance

07Mar08

  WildEndurance is a new 100km team event in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. The inaugural event will be held on the weekend of 3-4 May 2008. Working in teams, participants will challenge their personal limits while raising funds to support The Wilderness Society‘s conservation campaigns. A friend of mine is with the Eagles […]


Do disturb

06Mar08

Via Osocio. These door hangers were placed by World Vision in hotels in Phnom Penh to to help stop child sex tourism.


When Al Gore was out here recently, he trained 150 Australian Conservation Foundation members to deliver his famous slide show on Climate Change, documented in the film An Inconvenient Truth. Mark Watson was the only stand up comic amongst them and will deliver his version of the show, with a few extra jokes, at the […]



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