Tag: Community Engagement

Surveying Australia’s water consumers – help get the word out

Australian Water Association (AWA)

The Australian Water Association and Arup have partnered to undertake a national survey of domestic water usage to help ensure that Australia has a sustainable water future. This survey should take about 15 minutes to complete and respondents can enter

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Shaping stories to save the world

Ian Lunt

How do we get our messages out? How do we stop preaching to the converted? In this video of his opening talk at the recent Biodiversity Across The Borders conference, Associate Professor Ian Lunt suggests ways to make our messages

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Storytelling for Sustainability: Deepening the Case for Change

Storytelling for Sustainability

For sustainability practitioners who want to be more strategic and have more influence in shaping a better world, storytelling is a crucial skill to master. This book shows which ways of storytelling lead to success and which lead to failure.

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Calling all young storytellers!

The (re)Generation Project

The (re)Generation Project at Macquarie University is calling on 15-25 year olds for their stories about the people and places that keep them connected with nature. The ten best story ideas will be given editorial and production training including digital storytelling

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Environment club manual for high-school students

NSW Office of Environment & Heritage

This online resource from the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage provides valuable advice and support for high-school students who are starting or running an environment club.

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Building Australia through Citizen Science

Australian Government

A new paper from the Office of the Chief Scientist highlights how partnerships between scientists and the community are strengthening Australia’s research capacity, solving real world problems and enhancing our awareness of science.

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The Australian Government’s Threatened Species Strategy

Australian Government

The Threatened Species Strategy establishes a five-year Action Plan across four areas: tackling feral cats, creating safe havens for species most at risk, improving habitat, and intervening in emergencies to avert extinctions.

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2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report

2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report

The State of Australia’s Birds Report series tracks trends in bird populations and their health. The 2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report marks the beginning of a new era, with the introduction of the ground breaking Australian Bird Index. The index relies

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New Publication on Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability

Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability

In the world of sustainability mega-trends, have partnerships become little more than a buzzword? CatalySD Group shares their latest publication Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability: Beyond Sweet-Talk and Blanket Criticism – Towards Successful Implementation.

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Urban Acupuncture

Urban Acupuncture

In more than forty years of work in cities around the globe, architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner has found that changes to a community don’t need to be large-scale and expensive to have a transformative impact. In Urban Acupuncture, Lerner

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