Dinner Party in the Waves -- Oxfam at COP17
To highlight the effect of climate change on food production, Oxfam staged a dinner party in the sea. It was their opening presentation at the COP17 conference, where United Nations leaders have gathered to discuss climate change. The charity is seeking to pressure the leaders to maintain promises they have previously made with the Kyoto Protocol, and make real the promise of $100 million to...
Flood Aid and the Queensland Floods
Following the terrible floods in Queensland in 2010 and 2011, social media proved to be a vital assest in connecting people. It was a means of directly linking those in need to those who could help. 72 hours after the beginnging of the floods and a dedicated Flood Aid site was created and ready to go. Here, follwing the long, lingering effects of the disaster, people could ask for or give help...