Morgan Hannah Pettersson

Teller of environmental and travel stories


Morgan Hannah Pettersson is a writer and storyteller who weaves words into magic with a focus on telling environment and travel stories.

4 Unexpected Things That Happened When I Gave Up Plastic For A Month

With 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flowing into waterways each year, it is no wonder that the World Economic Forum has estimated that come 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. Here's what happened when I cut back on my consumption.

The West Australian
Sustaining the Antarctic spell

The ship creaks and rolls from side to side. As I lie in bed, incredibly seasick, I begin to wonder why I have signed up to sail across one of the most dangerous oceans in the world.

The West Australian
Life in the freezer

The Antarctic night sky is the brightest and clearest you will ever see - with little light or pollution to block your view it is stunning. Antarctica is a continent of extremes - the harshest, driest and coldest place on Earth and also my home for a night on the ice as part of my expedition to Antarctica.

Australian Geographic
Toadlet in trouble - Australian Geographic

THE RED-CROWNED TOADLET is facing ever increasing threats, but thanks to some dedicated volunteers, help is on the way. Restricted exclusively to sandstone areas around Sydney, the toadlets' home has been impacted by habitat loss due to sandstone harvesting for garden landscaping as well as pollution, disease and changed fire regimes.

Orangutan Foundation International
Orangutan of the Month: Lumley - Orangutan Foundation International

Without a doubt my favorite time of each day at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) is seeing the orphaned orangutans climbing and swinging in the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) Learning Forest in Borneo. Seeing these magnificent creatures in the trees, where they belong, is something to look forward to every day.