Weekly Wrap | The Oscars, Coles, Climate Activism, and Platypuses Make A Comeback
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Friday, April 1, 2022: This week in the sustainability news cycle…

We need to talk about the Oscars...and of course, we mean the sustainable fashion on the red carpet. That the only thing that happened at the Oscars, right?

A tonne of protests and public moments of activism went down this week, and Kristen and Ash share the one's that hit home for them most. Coles made a bold sustainability play in Melbourne and platypuses get a helping hand from an unexpected place. 

Get the full rundown:

Gurav Gupta: Redefining Sustainability 

Billie Eilish Sets a Condition for Her Dress: No More Fur (via The New York Times)

Coles Local opens in Balywn North (via Broadsheet)

School Strike 4 Climate

Platypus making a comeback after Black Summer bushfires damaged, eroded riverbanks (via ABC News)

We’re also following…

How you can email any tree in Melbourne

The budget (get accessible, snack-sized explainers @thrivingplanetau)

Check out these recommendations from our hosts:

Good On You 

Email AGL's board to demand meaningful action on climate change

Adopt a platypus through the WWF, Taronga Conservation Society, or the Wildlife Preservation Society of QLD

Email a tree in Melbourne with the Urban Forest Visual Map

For more bite-sized bits of sustainability news, follow Thriving Planet on Instagram and Facebook or visit our website.

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Hosts and producers: Ash Webb and Kristen Amiet

Executive producer: Andrew ‘Bag’ Sidwell

Producer: Luke Spano

Editing and sound mixing: Alex Smith of Make Noise

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