About Whale of a Time

Whale of a Time is riding the wave of change, promoting successful stewardship of our planet to create a peaceful, morally just, humane and sustainable culture, while ensuring survival of all species and their natural habitats. Whale of a Time organises creative and fun, inspiring and empowering events on environmental issues to encourage active participation living a sustainable lifestyle inspired by a positive attitude. We engage young and old from all walks of life through the Whale of a Time Community, the Whale of a Time Festival and the Whale of a Time Workshop. Our work has been recognised by many national and community and environmental awards schemes.

Whale of a Time Tweats

Monday, 28 September 2009

Rainforests under threat!!!

Images show vast tracts of land cleared to grow palm oil sit alongside beautiful shots of natural world threatened by deforestation in a poignant new exhibition at Kew Gardens.

Focus on the Rainforests highlights the threat facing jungle in the Amazon Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia and the importance of its role in fighting climate change.

Sounds, video and even smells will accompany the images taken by Spanish photographer Daniel Beltra, who won this year's Prince's Rainforests Project Award at the Sony World Photography Awards.

Opens on Satruday and runs until 6th December. The showcase will then tour to Paris and Berlin.

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Our Generation Promo

This project started out in June 2007, in response to the Howard Government’s controversial “Emergency Intervention” into Aboriginal communities in Australia’s remote Northern Territory. All in the name of “protecting children”, the Intervention took away all existing Aboriginal land rights, suspended the Racial Discrimination Act and placed over 70 communities under compulsory government control. Subsequent government measures have had little to do with directly improving the wellbeing of children, but instead have disempowered traditional owners, opened up access to valuable Aboriginal land, and sought to forcibly assimilate Aboriginal culture.... Read more at http://ourgeneration.org.au/about-2