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Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29th, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s competing demands for biologically productive areas – food, timber, fibres, carbon sequestration, and accommodation of infrastructure. […]

Legal action to clear the air

It’s your right to breathe clean air – right? Sadly you can’t always ‘breathe easy’ with coal-fired power stations in use. The fine particles they emit can travel hundreds of kms and enter your bloodstream, potentially causing significant health problems. Fortunately this polluting situation is being challenged. A legal challenge […]

Food for Thought

We enjoy a terrific range of food in Australia! Here in Mudgee we can be served a delicious variety of dishes at our choice of restaurant or cafe. Our markets and supermarkets provide us with an astonishing assortment of ingredients and condiments. Yum! Did you know that choice is likely […]

Resilience is the Game

Lately we have seen many disasters impact communities in Australia.  There have been floods in Townsville, bushfires in Tasmania and Victoria, and cattle drowned in western Queensland after years of drought!  Somehow these communities have to endure these set-backs and rebuild. A community’s ability to manage unplanned events, to keep […]