Humanity In Nature

We are not protecting nature. We are nature protecting itself!

When most of us live lives disconnected from nature, rarely see wild animals, have even lost the vocabulary to identify plants and animals, how can we truly understand the changes that we are driving? How can we mourn what we never really knew?

We seek to demonstrate that a truly progressive politics is inherently green: if you consider that humanity is part of nature, you cannot work to improve humanity’s lot without cherishing and protecting nature.

Ecocide - Law As If The Earth Matters

Ecocide – Law As If The Earth Matters

By Tim Hollo August 4, 2021

Are we, around the world and here in Australia, slowly but surely making our way towards a legal system where the Earth actually matters? This fantastic conversation suggests that we are, and that we’re picking up speed. Dr Michelle Maloney, from The Australian Earth Laws Alliance,…

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Bookclub With Scott, Danielle And Tim This Thursday

Bookclub With Scott, Danielle And Tim This Thursday

By Tim Hollo May 24, 2021

“Does a story of survival and recovery offer us redemption? Or does it at least spare us the burden of feeling condemned for the crime of omnicide?” These words from towards the end of Professor Danielle Celermajer’s beautiful book, Summertime, ring in my mind as I ponder that difficult, tenuous,…

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Budget, Books And Big Tech

Budget, Books And Big Tech

By Tim Hollo May 10, 2021

I’m super excited to be bringing you three fantastic events covering diverse and important issues over the next six weeks. Please join us to discuss how we can resist austerity in a post-budget event with the Australian Unemployed Workers Union, how to move from climate grief to action…

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Into The Fire - Green Agenda Journal - Webinar

Green Agenda Journal & Webinar: Into The Fire

By Elissa Jenkins March 19, 2021

Thanks to everyone who came along to the online launch of the Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021 Edition: Into The Fire. A special thanks to speakers Lina Koleilat, Dodie Henderson, and Queensland Greens MP Amy MacMahon who discussed how fire defines us and what we…

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I Am Greta DocPlay Screening - Movie Documentary - Green Institute

Youth And Democracy In A World On The Brink

By Elissa Jenkins February 17, 2021

Greta Thunberg has swept the globe with her raw honesty and stark challenges to world leaders to act “as if our house is on fire, because it is”. Millions of people, young and old, have been inspired by her to join strikes and marches and get involved in activist groups.

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Cultivating Hope - Green Institute Annual Report 2020

Cultivating Hope

By Tim Hollo January 20, 2021

Last year will go down as history-making in so many ways. It was an immense struggle, marked by tragedy and devastation. But, unexpectedly, it was also tinged with real hope; the hope that can be found in people coming together through adversity, working collectively to create a better world. Looking…

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Recording Of Homo Ecologicus: Money Between Economy And Ecology | Green Institute - Tim Hollo

Recording Of Homo Ecologicus: Money Between Economy And Ecology

By Elissa Jenkins November 14, 2020

Below you will discover a recording of the event ‘Homo Ecologicus: Money Between Economy And Ecology’ hosted by Economythologies featuring Green Institute Executive Director Tim Hollo. The image of Homo Economicus underpins the ubiquity of neo-classical economics, delineating the possibilities of exchange for humans conceived as rational and self-interested beings. How does…

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