The Effects of War on the Environment

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”

Beating Plastic Pollution

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.

The Inaugural Rotary Melbourne Environmental Sustainability Award

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”

The landmark IPCC report into climate change and what it means for Australia

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.

Food Waste and the Environment

To create awareness of the impact of food waste on the environment
Rotary Melbourne partnered with OzHarvest and the City of Melbourne to present a lunch at Cumulus Inc on 1st May as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.