Planet Plastic: A spoken word protest urging us to stop trashing Planet Earth
During a week of mass protests taking place in our capital, writer Natasha Batorijs shares ‘Planet Plastic’ her own protest against the climate crisis and our disregard for Planet Earth.
During a week of mass protests taking place in our capital, writer Natasha Batorijs shares ‘Planet Plastic’ as her own protest against the climate crisis and our disregard for Planet Earth.
We are making demands to our government to acknowledge issues and take action, but there are small changes to be made in our day-to-day lives that can have a massive impact on our environment. Natasha urges these changes to be made – but not before passionately painting a picture about the sheer magnitude of the crisis.
The spoken word is powered by anger for the lack of action being taken, fear of an imminent future where there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish, and the urgency of the looming deadline set by scientists where we will no longer be able to turn back.
Support more young people to have their voices heard
Rife is Watershed‘s online magazine created for young people, by young people.
We offer paid internships and publish work by young writers, photographers, illustrators, and filmmakers from all sorts of backgrounds, helping them get into creative careers. Rife has reached over 8,000 young people through our workshops, over 220 young people have made stuff for Rife on topics ranging from mental health to identity to baked beans, and last year, over 200,000 people visited our website.
In these complex and uncertain times hearing from and supporting young people who are advocating for social change and contributing fresh perspectives has never been so important.
Through supporting Rife you can ensure that this important work continues and that more young people have their voices heard.