The 'A Climate for Change' Issue

• Art as climate activism • Digital decluttering • How to manage eco anxiety • Textile tales from Ace&Jig • Ethical sneakers • Sustainable living on a budget • Beauty and empowerment with Allie Cameron • Native celebration cakes • Free wrap top sewing pattern •

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A print magazine about style, sustainability and substance

Australian Natives under threat

Australian natives face an ‘extinction crisis’

In an open letter sent to Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week, 240 scientists have warned that Australia is in...

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AZO DYES Pretty Little Thing

FAST FASHION BRAND SLAMMED FOR TOXIC DYES

One look at the neon colourways and you can probably guess that online clothing retailer Pretty Little Thing doesn’t favour...

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No Issue packaging blog

Eight sustainable packaging alternatives

Did you know that almost half of all plastics produced worldwide are created for the packaging industry? According to data...

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Green Carpet Awards 2019

Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2019

On September 22, Milan Fashion Week drew to a close with the Green Carpet Fashion Awards – a special event...

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Coral great barrier reef

A win for the reef

On September 19, as millions of us were preparing for the Global Climate Strike, the health of the Great Barrier...

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AirBnb Antarctica

Apply for Airbnb’s Antarctic Sabbatical

White tundra and cobalt waters. When we think of Antarctica, one of the world’s most remote and isolated biomes, it’s...

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NOIssue Sustainable packaging

TAKE FIVE: NO ISSUE

We all know it’s what’s on the inside that counts, but let’s face it – when it comes to getting...

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Clare Scrine Quinoa Chilli

RECIPE: BLACK BEAN AND QUINOA CHILLI

In this, our second recipe from Brisbane-based foodie Clare Scrine’s ‘The Shared Table’, we’re rustling up the kind of delicious...

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Isabel Lucas Outland Denim Alchemy

Isabel Lucas x Outland Denim

We love it when two of our faves come together for a great cause – so when actress, environmentalist and climate change...

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Komodo Chase climate change tourism

ON THE BEATEN TRACK: SIX SPOTS FOR THE ETHICAL TOURIST TO AVOID

‘Take only memories, leave only footprints’. It’s been a rallying cry for responsible tourists for decades. Ironically, it’s one footprint...

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Halloumi fritters

HERBY HALOUMI AND ZUCCHINI FRITTERS

Brisbane-based food writer Clare Scrine has released a new cookbook that ticks a lot of our food boxes – her...

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Fashion G7 pact

The G7 Fashion Pact – The Future of Fashion?

The fashion industry is now responsible for around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. With climate discussions heating up, it...

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From the beginning of human time, the arts have been a powerful tool to reflect on our world and to inspire new possibilities

- GUY ABRAHAMS, ISSUE 43

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  • // THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HERE // This is independent MP @zalisteggall's response to Prime Minister @scottmorrisonmp as he tweeted his thoughts and prayers to those affected by the fires currently burning across Queensland and New South Wales. Head to the Red Cross website (link in our bio) to find out how you can help fire-affected communities, as well as locate family members and share the news you're safe. The time for climate denial is over – the time for climate action is now.⁠
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  • Did you know it's less than seven weeks till Christmas? Imagine the difference it would make if we all said see-ya to the shopping mall and instead chose local when it comes to our festive finds! Share the love by giving your favourite neighbourhood stores and makers a shoutout below...💕⁠
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  • “Humans have always thought of themselves as superior to nature and it’s got us into a lot of trouble. We think we can control nature; we can’t. If we lose all wild species, we’re going to lose ourselves.” Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia founder.⁠
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Sustainable outdoor apparel company @patagonia are up to their world-changing ways again – this time releasing a new feature film exploring the impact of global fish farms. 'Artifishal' is about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild salmon and the environment that supports them. With beautiful cinematography and Yvon Chouinard on board as executive producer, it's one that's not to be missed. Head to the link in our bio to watch it for free on YouTube!⁠
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  • Looking for inspiration? @instagram recently launched its 'A–Z of Instagram' report revealing the trends Australians are engaging with, and we're thrilled to see people and topics close to our heart – including #bodypositivity, #opshopping, @_swop, #sustainabletravel, @iamlaurawells, and @youth4climatejustice – on the list as proof that social media can be a force for good! Who's your current fave feel-good follow? We'd love to hear in the comments...⁠
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  • // PEPTALKS IS BACK! // Our beloved night of inspiration and community hits Brisbane's State Library of Queensland on Thursday 28th November for its last hurrah of 2019 – and it's set to be a total cracker! With speakers including @spell co-founder Elizabeth Abegg, Indigenous artist and designer Rachael Sarra, and mindfulness practitioner and teacher Manish Singh, plus the usual dreamy mix of tasty treats, delicious drinks *and* those now-legendary goodie bags filled with ethical and sustainable treasures, it promises to be the very best way to spend an evening! Thanks once again to our good friends at @bankaust for making these special events possible. We've just this second released the tickets over on our site so be quick – they don't tend to hang around very long! Head to the link in our bio to snap yours up – we can't wait to see you all there! ❤️⁠
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