Education

The Bob Brown Foundation’s Young Environmentalist of the Year – Peter Hammarstedt

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

The Bob Brown Foundation’s 2014 Young Environmentalist of the Year, and $2000 prize money, was awarded to Peter Hammarstedt, captain of the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker.

“Peter Hammarstedt's maturity and courage under extreme duress from the Japanese whale-killers belie his age of 30,” said Bob Brown.

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Lead foot gardens

Monday, 1 September 2014

Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.

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Battle of pig Vs dog: censored

Saturday, 30 August 2014

'Pig dogging' to control feral pigs can be nasty business, so we go on a pig hunt to snout-out the conservation and animal welfare issues for you.

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Call to ban microbeads

Friday, 29 August 2014

The NSW Environment Minister Rob Stokes has called for a national ban on microbeads, tiny plastic pollutants that are causing problems for waterways, wildlife, and human health globally.

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Battle of pig Vs dog: uncut

Thursday, 28 August 2014

'Pig dogging' to control feral pigs can be nasty business, so we go on a pig hunt to snout-out the conservation and animal welfare issues for you.

The Coal Loader

New life for old bones

Thursday, 28 August 2014

The Coal Loader is a historic place that was once used to load coal on ships, and is now used as a sustainability hub for the local community.

A Gourmet Farming Adventure

Gourmet gets dirty

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Former big-city chef and food critic, Matthew Evans, swaps his laptop for a shovel in the TV series, Gourmet Farmer.

Project Manager - Take 3 Surf Life Saving Clubs Program

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The 'Take 3' message is simple: find 3 pieces of rubbish to take away with you when you leave the beach, waterway, or anywhere you're keen to make a difference. If you're passionate about sharing this message, you could be the next Project Manager with Take 3. They have a new role for a person to help develop and distribute an education program aimed at engaging NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs (SLSC’s) to help them address litter, marine debris, and waste in their area – especially on their beaches.

Location: Between Newcastle and Wollongong. Successful applicant may work from the office in Paddington in Sydney, or remotely.
Working hours: 12 hr/week. It is hoped the successful applicant will contribute additional volunteer hours as necessary to fulfill the project objectives.
Salary: $30/hr.
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 12 September, 2014.
Click here for more info.

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Become a Beevangelist

Monday, 25 August 2014

Our bees are in trouble, but Doug Purdie is on a mission to create an army of beekeepers across Australia before it’s too late.

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