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Abrupt Climate Change

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I am sharing this excellent post from ‘A Changing Climate’. A very informative blog which I have followed for over a year. Advertisements

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June Share & Swap

Last month’s neighbourhood Share & Swap was held in a local backyard where  fruit and vegetables grow abundantly all year round. Here, home-made  garden structures are created from recycled materials and  many common gardening problems are solved simply and organically. let’s take a quick tour of … Continue reading

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‘Australia’s longest conflict’

Climate change and national security are rarely thought of simultaneously yet damage from storm surges and sea-level rises on Australia’s dense coastal populations and the increased frequency of humanitarian disasters in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region are examples of how climate change can  impact on … Continue reading

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The neglected garden

Blogging about sustainability is not the only activity which has taken a back seat lately. Lots of other things seem to have temporarily fallen by the side.  So what does a usually productive garden look like after months of neglect? Months … Continue reading

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After the rain

The downpour started at 3.30 am today. Although it was loud enough to wake us up we didn’t complain. This rain delivered 23.5 mls in less than an hour. The last time we experienced anything close to this amount was … Continue reading

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Changing the World with Sustainable in Holdfast Bay

Originally posted on Building a New England Homestead:
Today’s episode of Changing the World comes all the way from Austrailia!  Here is what Sustainable in Holdfast Bay had to share with us: What is your blog and/or project about? “I…

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March Share & Swap

Today we returned to Rob & Marian’s garden to share & swap our surplus plants and backyard produce. Let’s have a quick look around this edible suburban garden. Here is Rob taking us on a tour of the backyard and explaining … Continue reading

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