Education

David Suzuki in Green Lifestyle

David Suzuki's no mad scientist

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

While all scientists are tasked with searching for the truth, Canadian academic and environmentalist, David Suzuki, takes it all one step further by also asking about the meaning of that truth.

Meditation at Billabong Retreat

Relaxing eco yoga retreat

Monday, 11 November 2013

This relaxing yoga retreat, not far from the hub of city life, is an effective exercise in slowing down.

Coffs Harbour sustainable living festival

The sustainable living festival

3 – 9 November, 2013
The sustainable living festival is a celebration of all things sustainable. The festival offers workshops, presentations, performances, stalls, open days, food, children’s activities and art to inspire eco friendly living.

Where: Coffs Harbour, NSW.
When: 3 – 9 November, 2013.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more information.

The oily truth about palm oil

event-palm-oil

30 October, 2013
Arm yourself with the facts on palm oil, which is thought to be in about 50 per cent of all items on the supermarket shelves. Join environmental not-for-profit Sustainable Table and Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia for a screening of the multi-award winning documentary Green. Learn about the complex issue of palm oil production and how we can be part of the solution.

Where: Palace Verona Cinema, 17 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW.
When: 6:15pm – 8:30pm, Wednesday 30 October, 2013.
Cost: $30. All profits support Sustainable Table’s work, with $3 from each ticket going towards supporting Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and the documentary Green.
Click here for more information.

Sarah-in-science

The truth about climate change

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

We talk to climate scientist Dr Sarah Perkins about the links between the latest IPCC report, the carbon tax, and the current extreme bushfire emergencies.

Sustain: Your natural and organic lifestyle show

sustain fest

19 & 20 October 2013

After a few years in Sydney, SUSTAIN 2013, the tweaked reinvention of the Organic Expo & Green Show, will be returning to Melbourne. The event promotes all things; certified organic, fair trade & sustainable, green, ethical and allergy conscious.

This year will see Samantha Gowing the Head Chef and Nutritionist at Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat, cooking delicious and healthy recipes on the Demonstration Stage.

Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Vic.
When: Saturday 19th October 10am-6pm, & Sunday 20th October 10am-5pm, 2013.
Cost: $20 adults, $15 Concession, $10 Child, 12-16 yrs (under 12 are free), $35 Family (Save $25 - 2 adults & 2 kids 12-16 years).
Click here for more information.

Olivia Newton-John

Green Lifestyle Awards – Olivia Newton-John in the Hall of Fame

Thursday, 10 October 2013

The Green Lifestyle Awards 2013 recognise eco-leaders, including Olivia Newton-John who is inducted into the Green Lifestyle Hall of Fame.

online-breakfast

Where food grows

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Green lifestyler, Caitlin Howlett, has a memorable paddock-to-plate meal in Port Macquarie.

National Organic Week Australia

National Organic Week Australia

4 – 13 October, 2013
National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is a week of events and activities aimed toward promoting awareness of organic products and farming production systems. If you care about food safety, health, good nutrition and the environment check out NOW's website (link below) for events around your local area.

Where: Nationwide.
When: Friday 4 – Sunday 13 October, 2013.
Cost: Varies across events.
Click here for more information.

Wildlife photographer of the year exhibition

Tiger

June 8 to October 7, 2013

The Australian Museum is again playing host to the Wildlife Photographer of The Year exhibition, a four month show featuring the world's the finest wildlife photography. The exhibition includes beautiful, carefully chosen images ranging from landscapes and plant life to captivating animals, which were selected from almost 50,000 entries in the international competition. If you are interested in photography, or simply appreciate the awe-inspiring beauty of nature, this event is for you.
Where: The Australian Museum, 6 College St Sydney, NSW.
When: June 8 to October 7, 2013.
Cost: Adult- $17 ($5 for members); Concession- $12; Child- $9 ($3 for members); Extra child- $6; Family (2 adults and 2 children)- $43 (or $13 for members); Family (1 adult and 2 children)- $26 (or $8 for members).
For more information about the exhibition visit the Australian Museum website at www.australianmuseum.net.au.

Syndicate content