What We Do

At One Brown Planet, we believe, that with responsible action, a more sustainable planet is possible. By raising awareness of environmental issues and by offering alternative products and practices, we hope to reduce the impact we all have on the world.

We have 3 simple principles we believe, that help to make our planet a better place to live.

  • Respect Yourself
  • Respect Others
  • Respect Your Environment

The Founders

Mark Blackburn    


Born in Australia, brought up in the North of England and now living in Taiwan, Mark has always been an avid traveler. Now, after visiting over 70 different Countries across 5 continents he has had the opportunity to experience a vast spectrum of life from around the world. However, it was on a trip to Raja Ampat in Western Papua in 2008 when he began to realise how unsustainable people’s lives had become and the impact is was having on the planet. Read about his story here.

Annie Hsiao-Wen Wang    



An artist, abstract painter and photographer. Born in Taiwan and raised in Australia, Annie sees the impact that pollution is having on the planet and uses her talents to create art to help raise awareness of issues such as plastic pollution in the oceans. She is the creator of the world’s largest crochet plastic turtle and also an established artist with works showing worldwide. For more details on her art please see her website at www.anniewangartist.com or on facebook

For more information or to get in touch please feel free to contact us or check out our Facebook site for more details on what we are up to.