Rotary Melbourne’s World Environment Day Event Panel featured; Lord Mayor Sally Capp, Professor John Thwaites, food critic Matt Preston, United African Farm’s Abiola Ajetomobi, and SecondBite’s Steve Clifford.
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Sun 31 July 2022
National Tree Day
Join us in a Community Planting
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ABC News reports that there is a collaborative effort underway to increase the presence of the critically endangered southern corroboree frog into Kosciuszko National Park. whose numbers have been drastically reduced by disease and the recent bushfires.
Bees, and other pollinators such as butterflies, birds, bats, and insects, pollinate plants, and veggie patches while boosting the colour and beauty of our gardens. Their pollinating activities are crucial to food security as well as being vitally important in sustaining eco-systems, and enhancing biodiversity by helping plants reproduce.
It’s hard not to think of the effect the war in Ukraine is having on the environment. The link between Peace and the Environment is inextricably linked, there is no doubt that as well as the humanitarian crises that is now unfolding the world will suffer an environmental one too. The following article published byContinue reading “The Effects of War on the Environment”
Let’s all make this year one that counts towards helping the environment by changing our practices and becoming advocates. Beating plastic pollution is something that we should all have on our list, because the effects of it are devasting. The UN has published a beautiful article with statistics that will sadden you, but perhaps not shock you.
‘Heroes, Hives and a journey of healing’ was published on November 14, by Landline We have added the link to our blog as we love stories about the power bees have on our mental health. Enjoy reading it by clicking on the link : Landline Article
Presenting Claire Moore – Award Recipient Claire Moore is the Founder and CEO of Sweet Justice Ltd a Social Enterprise teaching Beekeeping within the Justice System. Claire was the 2019 Agrifutures Rural Woman of the Year for Beekeeping. During a radio conversation with Jon Faine on ABC, Jon mentioned a beekeeping program in the UnitedContinue reading “The Inaugural Rotary Melbourne Environmental Sustainability Award”
Agriculture in Australia currently accounts for 14 per cent of the nation’s total emissions and initiatives are being undertaken by individual farmers, and various farmers’ groups to assist Australia in getting to net zero by 2030 or 2050.
Climate change is not just happening, the rate of climate change is accelerating. The largest-ever report into climate change – the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPPC) Sixth Assessment Report – was released on Monday, and the news is not good.