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9 04, 2014

CERES Cafe Design – Community Consultation evening

By | April 9th, 2014|Around Site, Board Updates|0 Comments

CERES Cafe Design - Community Consultation Evening - Thursday 8th May Please join us for a CERES members and community consultation. Topic: ​Input into in the design of the CERES Cafe Where: ​The Merri Table at CERES When: Thursday 8th May 6:30pm to 9:00pm Context: CERES is planning to redevelop the CERES Cafe and would [...]

18 11, 2013

#climateaction

By | November 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world. ” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring And if we do indeed have that power, what do we want the world to look like? At the National Day of [...]

29 10, 2013

What we could learn from footy

By | October 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

People often seem surprised when they find out that I love AFL (they’re even more surprised when I tell them I’m a loyal member of the Melbourne Demons Football Club). It appears that “sustainability” and “footy” are polar opposites when it comes to stereotypes. Is it really possible for a female environmental educator and campaigner [...]

22 10, 2013

The ocean is broken

By | October 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lying in bed checking Facebook as I seem to do too often these days, I was absolutely horrified to read this. An Australian yachtsman voyaged from Melbourne to Osaka to San Franciso a few months ago and discovered there were almost no fish in the ocean for the whole journey, consequently no birds and a [...]

7 10, 2013

Good to Great

By | October 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“When - what you are deeply passionate about, what you can be best in the world at and what drives your economic engine - come together, not only does your work move toward greatness, but so does your life. For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a [...]

23 09, 2013

From despair to hope

By | September 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many scientific disciplines have had something to say about climate change -- climatologists, geologists, zoologists, biologists, meteorologists. The one group that I think we need to listen to more (and hear more from) are the psychologists. We need to create and foster rapid, long-lasting pro-environmental behaviours that stop climate change in its tracks and protect [...]

16 09, 2013

The Essence of Global

By | September 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So I’m Ben, and I’m pretty sure I have the #bestjobintheworld. It’s true; CERES Global is all about engaging some of the most amazing communities on our planet, with our own local group of passionate, diverse, amazing individuals. As the coordinator, my job is to facilitate the meeting of communities, and the sharing of ideas. [...]

9 09, 2013

Politicking

By | September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So I did think about steering well away from politics today and posting some happy news from us... because let’s face it, it’s not ALL bad news – we may think the Abbott government is terrible but at least we don’t suffer civil wars, state-sanctioned murder, brutal dictatorship or violent anarchy like so much of [...]