“Diversity creates harmony, and harmony creates beauty, bounty and peace in nature and society.”
With everything that is going on in the world, it’s sometimes hard to stay positive. However, there are already so many brilliant people doing incredible work for our planet, helping to solve our current collective crises every day. If you would like to find out more, or donate to one of our Refugia heroes, please scroll below.
WHAT REFUGIA HAS ACHIEVED SO FAR
Protecting the last remaining rainforests and wild places from deforestation.
Helped Rainforest Rescue repurchase land in the Daintree (Marja)
Contributed to land buy back in the Daintree to support cassowary conservation.
Purchased a vehicle which has already performed 5 beach cleans of K’Gari island.
Built a new aviary for the Australian Seabird Rescue.
Donated to WIRES Northern NSW branch and the RFS Mullumbimby branch before and during the Australian Bushfires of 2019
Donated to Big Scrub Landcare, ensuring that species are protected from biodiversity loss due to Climate Change through a native seed growing and saving program.
Donated to Sea Shepherd, who used the money for the funding of their Australian fleets.
Donated to Stop Adani Movement.
Partnering with major and grassroots organisations to ensure ecosystems are healthy. Focus on regenerative agriculture, food forest planting, and biodiversity.
Supported planting of endemic native species in the Daintree to support cassowary conservation with Rainforest Rescue.
Helped GBRL continue their research efforts to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
Donated to Big Scrub Landcare, for a native seed growing and saving program.
Supported irrigation of a hemp farm in the Ballina hinterland to promote soil regeneration and carbon capture.
Supported the planting of large seaweed forest for carbon capture and regeneration in Sydney through SIMS.
Donated to Byron Bay Herb Nursery which allowed for the purchase of bee hives and nest boxes for the centre.
Working with different cultures globally to ensure that traditional ways of landkeeping are upheld, as well as preserving important cultural history and practices.
Supported the purchase of materials to preserve and create culture through Jabalbina Aboriginal Corporation.
Currently in the early stages of building the creation of turtle-shaped hempcrete buildings with the Bundjalung people of Tabulum via work with Hemp Masonry.
Created a biodiverse cultural remembrance garden for Bundjalung area with Delta Kay.
Funded a short film for social media for cultural exploration of Concepts of Country by Marlikka Pedrisat.
Educating the community through media, advocacy, and the amplification of diverse voices.
Funded the construction of a recycled plastics park bench aimed at teaching residents in Broome about the dangers of plastics through Straw No More.
Supported the development of a short film by Molly from Straw No More.
Worked with REPLAS to create a recycled set of signage teaching kids in schools about how to recycle plastic.
Purchased and redistributed copies of ‘A Stray Liana’ by Daintree local, Neil Hewett to promote conservation efforts in the Daintree.
Co-funded a Stardust Foundation enterprise to create eco, vegan soap, educating people about the environment and how to be more plastic-free.
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