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Should we let Mother Nature fix the ecosystem?
New research indicates that, when it comes to the speed and completeness of ecosystem restoration, no difference exists between active restoration and simply ending the environmental disturbances.


Feb 2018

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Monthly Newsletter, VOL 22, NO. 2 – FEBRUARY 2018 , focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To read more, follow this link:

2017 Future State of the Territory Event

7 Dec 2017

As the year draws to a close, the young people of Canberra headed en masse to the 2017 Future State of the Territory Event, organised by FutureNet, on December 5th. FFF Volunteers Zenia, Morgan, Kat, and Song were among them, and enjoyed a night of music, food, debate and talks centered around the theme 'changes'. Click here to read an article on the evening by Zenia Xie!

Volunteers Head to CCAMLR

7 Dec 2017

FFF Volunteers Kat Vincent and Eav Brennan accompanied our Executive Director Lyn Goldsworthy to the 2017 meeting on the Convention for Conservation of Antarctic Marine and Living Resources (CCAMLR), in Hobart. Click here to read about Kat's thoughts and experiences!

FFF Collaborates with Puppeteer Marianne Mettes on Education Project

5 Dec 2017
The FFF supported puppeteer Marianne in a successful grant application for 2018, and will continue working with her on our education projects next year. Here she is with some of her puppets. Exciting stuff!


Peter Tait Awarded Sidney Sax Medal

18 Sept 2017
FFF Chair Peter Tait was awarded the prestigious public health award, the Sidney Sax Medal, for efforts to promote and protect the public's health, including promoting planetary health. "By which I mean, living respectfully in tune with Nature", Peter said. "This really is a team award; totally unlocked for and unexpected. I stand on the shoulders, of Giants. Tony McMichael, Stephen Boyden, and many others, who have shaped my thinking for decades."