MEET MEL STAMELL: INVENTOR AND ADVENTURER

MEET MEL STAMELL: INVENTOR AND ADVENTURER When it comes to outdoor activities, 35-year-old Mel Stamell has pretty much tried it all: kayaking, climbing, caving, mountain biking, and skiing, her personal favourite. But she's not your average adrenaline junkie. With a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, she's taken on the challenge of [...]

2019-04-16T02:51:12+00:000 Comments

TECH DIVING TO FIND “A PEACE WITHIN” with Katy Fraser

TECH DIVING TO FIND “A PEACE WITHIN” MEET UNDERWATER FILMMAKER KATY FRASER What do cave diving, landscape painting, and ancient Mayan culture have in common? They all feature in British technical diver and filmmaker Katy Fraser’s documentary, A Peace Within, currently debuting across Australia in the Ocean Film Festival. Get ready [...]

2019-03-04T22:38:07+00:000 Comments

FIVE SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU OUT OF THE SUN

FIVE SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU OUT OF THE SUN 1. Work up a sweat You've probably noticed that bouldering gyms are currently kind of a big deal. With fans whirring, music pumping, and coffee machines grinding, indoor rock climbing is a fun way to keep active (and avoid sunburn!) over summer. There [...]

2019-01-09T03:50:47+00:000 Comments

SIX ECO-FRIENDLY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS THAT YOU CAN ACTUALLY KEEP

SIX ECO-FRIENDLY RESOLUTIONS THAT WILL ACTUALLY STICK Often we make New Year's resolutions that are all about ourselves - "I'm going to get a better job! I'm going to lose 10kg!" This year, why not make some eco-friendly resolutions that will help the environment and will actually stick? 1.  Use [...]

2018-12-30T23:55:58+00:000 Comments

CASSIE DECOLLING GETS ADVENTUROUS WITH HER FILMMAKING

CASSIE DECOLLING GETS ADVENTUROUS WITH HER FILMMAKING It’s fair to say that Sir David Attenborough has had a profound impact on nature lovers, conservation and a new generation of natural history filmmakers. His influence is keenly felt by many; not in the least Melbourne based filmmaker Cassie DeColling.  When asked why [...]

2018-12-18T00:00:48+00:000 Comments

LOW WASTE GIFTS FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS

LOW WASTE GIFTS FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS Christmas time is nearly upon us and what’s not to love about that? Long summer days, beach time, holidays, family, food, friends and of course, gifts – So. Many. Gifts. While gift giving is a wonderful and generous tradition, it can cause much agony [...]

2018-12-12T01:54:21+00:000 Comments

FIVE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU MOVING THROUGHOUT SUMMER

FIVE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES TO KICK START YOUR SUMMER  Every Monday morning, Geraldine from marketing waits expectantly for you to recount your thrilling weekend adventures. Hilly hikes, crazy climbs, snowy slopes: she's impressed. But when summer hits, you find yourself repeating "I went to the beach... again!" Maybe it's time to mix things up! [...]

2018-12-05T01:04:07+00:000 Comments

TAKE ONLY PHOTOGRAPHS? SOCIAL MEDIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

LEAVE NO TRACE: THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA Do you have a favourite beach, trail, or lookout that you just can’t get enough of? Have you shared its whereabouts on Instagram or do you want it to remain a pristine hidden gem? Most of us are aware of the effect our physical presence has on the environment [...]

2018-11-19T04:43:31+00:000 Comments