Our 2022 content archive


15 July 2022

Sydney’s flood crisis – and three ways to stop it from happening again

SEI member Dale Dominey-Howes reflects on the urgent need for stronger governance and planning for future disasters in light of recent flooding in Sydney.
13 July 2022

Avocados, health and a critical perspective on ‘healthy’ food

SEI member Myriam Durocher reflects upon what is deemed ‘healthy’ in Western food cultures and why we should renew these ideals to consider the broader social and environmental impacts of our diets.
04 July 2022

Introducing Kirsten Jackson, SEI’s new program manager

We sit down with our new Program Manager, Kirsten Jackson, to learn more about her background and interests.
30 June 2022

Indigenous Peoples’ inclusion in food governance

For NAIDOC Week, Dr Mark Lock speaks to Dr Belinda Reeve about championing health equity for First Nations Australians and their meaningful inclusion in all dimensions of food governance.
29 June 2022


In the lead up to NAIDOC Week, SEI Deputy Director Rosanne Quinnell reflects upon her work with the Sydney Indigenous Research Network and the incredible generosity of Indigenous leadership.
24 June 2022

Action today for tomorrow series: an alliance for a better future

We hear from leaders of the Alliance for Future Generations, a Fijian youth activist organisation, on championing inclusive, intersectional and democratic action for a sustainable future.
16 June 2022

Call for papers: Nature Feelz symposium

The Sydney Environment Institute announces a new two-day symposium (6 – 7 December) that reflects upon how heightened ecological distress informs our responses to the climate crisis.
06 June 2022

Action today for tomorrow series: a journey to climate activism

On his journey from science education to starting a community organic farming initiative, Togolese activist Folli Herbert Amouzougan found his way into environmental activism and leading youth to take urgent steps towards climate action.
03 June 2022

Wilful ignorance: Pacific collections, connections and equitable futures

How can we decolonise the museum, asks curator Dr Jude Philp, and why is it important to appreciate a richer diversity of place, history and culture?
01 June 2022

From a transformative election to transformative action

SEI researchers Danielle Celermajer and Erin Fitz-Henry consider why now is the time for continued hope, resistance and transformative action to seriously challenge the systems that have incentivised environmental injustice for communities and ecosystems.