November 1, 2014

Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award Winners!

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And the winners are…

Two weeks to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014

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Victoria’s sustainability innovators have two weeks until entries close for the  Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014.

Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014 recognise innovators

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Providers of eco-friendly goods and services, community sustainability groups, government departments and agencies, small and large businesses, educational institutions and individuals are being urged to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014 to celebrate the difference they are making to everyday lives.

People & Planet: Eco diaries and calendars that support a good cause

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Smart phones might be taking over the world, but here at People & Planet we still reckon that you can’t beat the tactile pleasure of a paper diary, or a beautiful calendar that looks out from your wall all year long.

I Don’t Want A Present

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I LOVE Christmas. It’s definitely my favourite time of the year.

A Fight Worth Having

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Those lucky enough to have visited the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef will agree that it is a memorable experience. The clear water, colourful corals, fish, sharks, turtles and dolphins are all examples of why this wondrous place has been listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and is touted […]

Want to feel good this Christmas? Choose an Ethical Gift.

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When it comes to choosing a Christmas gift, what factors guide your decision? Is it cost? Aesthetics? Quality? Fashion?

Get a Double Whammy Benefit from the Carbon Tax

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With July 1st 2012 seeing the introducing of the much talked about Carbon Tax (or ‘price on carbon’ if you listen to the Australian Government’s messaging), now is the time to seriously think about making the switch to solar energy. The benefits are two fold as this article explains.

The Vulnerable Koala: are we in time to save our national icon?

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This week, the Australian Government listed several koala populations as “vulnerable”, giving them special protection. As a koala researcher and conservation planner, I am most impressed with Minister Burke’s decision.

Earth Hour 2012 – Tomorrow Night!

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Saturday 31, 2012 at 8:30pm is Earth Hour.