The management of invasive species has always interested me, particularly since I worked as an auditor on farm properties in Western NSW. Late last year I was lucky enough to have a chat to a local in Cobar and ex contract shooter, to get his take on invasive species m...

We are two young Australians set out on a trip to Nepal. We are due to do some volunteer work and trekking, firstly we stop at Kathmandu. 

Kathmandu is a crazy city. It is buzzing and full of life. My God, sensory stimulation! Everywhere you look you will find something...

  • Since arriving in India I have certainly felt conflicted when approached by beggars. The disparity of wealth here is unlike anywhere I have seen before, particularly in Mumbai – where you will find slums surrounded by skyscrapers bang in the middle of the city.
    Th...

When I first met Laurie, she kind of reminded me of a female Albus Dumbledore. Twinkling blue eyes and a slightly eccentric personality. And she teaches children magic. A different kind of magic though – this is ukulele magic. And Laurie’s not living it up in Hogwarts...

During our stay in Udaipur we went to animal aid sanctuary where we learnt about the dairy industry in India. As the cow is sacred, I thought and had been told by locals that cows are not treated as they are in Australian dairy factories – they are treated better, milk...

Jane Goodall is still saving the world at 85.

On May 8th, the Roots and Shoots team in Sydney had the opportunity to help out at her event: Rewind the Future at the ICC (International Convention Centre) in Darling Harbour.

Little did we know that we would have the chance...

On Saturday June 2 2018 the University of Sydney hosted the annual 'Social Good Summit' event. I was invited along to represent the Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots team. 

The event was hosted by Andrew Klein and several speakers took part. 

Outside the lecture theatre t...

After watching David Attenborough's Planet Earth 2, I've felt particularly inspired regarding society's ability to incorporate wildlife into our cities. In the 'Cities' episode, we were shown footage from India where monkeys hopped from roof-top to roof-top, and from E...

The topic of culling kangaroos - or any animal for that matter, is something that has always been on my mind ever since I attended university and took a course called 'Rethinking Wildlife'.

'Rethinking Wildlife' is a wonderful subject at UNSW that allows students to inv...

I was very excited to participate in my first HelpX, in France. After having learnt French for 9 years at school, I was keen to test out my skills. 

Of course, when I first met Kristelle and she started babbling to me in French; I had no idea what she was saying. There...

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