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The unfortunate dirty truth about clean energy: part one

The unfortunate dirty truth about clean energy: part one

June 15th, 2022 - Jacqui van Heerden

Like many others I have been buoyed by the promise of electric and hybrid cars and solar energy as doing the right thing by the planet.

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World Localisation Day – June 21, 2022

May 18th, 2022 - Jacqui van Heerden

There is a quiet revolution emerging. Many grassroots groups, individuals and non-government, not-for-profit, voluntary entities are coming together to forge a more hopeful path towards healthy communities grounded in strong local economies.

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Water

March 18th, 2022 - Jacqui van Heerden

“Water is life. Its management is one of the major themes of permaculture and water is likely to be the biggest issue of the 21st century, whether in the form of too much or too little” – Rosemary Morrow 2006.

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The commons

February 17th, 2022 - Jacqui van Heerden

The commons are the cultural and natural resources accessible to all members of a society, including natural materials such as air, water, and a habitable Earth. These resources are held in common, not owned privately.

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Greening North Melbourne’s streets

February 17th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

A street in North Melbourne with no trees will soon have 36 square metres of greenery thanks to the City of Melbourne (CoM) following overwhelming support from the local community.

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Consider a more conscious Christmas

Consider a more conscious Christmas

December 16th, 2021 - Jacqui van Heerden
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