About Sophie Edwards

Sophie is the CERES Global Coordinator.
28 11, 2018

Exploring Permaculture in Timor Leste June 2018

By | 2018-11-28T12:40:46+00:00 November 28th, 2018|CERES Global, Timor Leste|0 Comments

by Jane Burns, CERES Education Outreach Area Manager I recently had the opportunity to facilitate a trip to Timor-Leste (East Timor) with CERES Global Education to learn about how this country is using permaculture to make social and environmental change. Travelling to this rarely explored closest neighbour of ours, we explored [...]

17 08, 2018

Summer Dreaming

By | 2018-08-17T21:55:24+00:00 August 17th, 2018|CERES Global, Community, Events|0 Comments

It wasn’t so long ago, those warmer Melbourne months; we had a great summer down at CERES and we’re looking forward to another. We are privileged to have this little green patch in East Brunswick where we can support our local community through events and sustainability initiatives.  CERES Global do this by organising fundraisers and [...]

19 07, 2018

A Review of the Impacts, Causes, and Mitigation Efforts Towards Plastic Waste in Indonesian Coastal Environments

By | 2018-07-20T14:38:12+00:00 July 19th, 2018|CERES Global, Indonesia, Plastic Free July|2 Comments

This Report was written by Nikita Cronyn from La Trobe University who joined us on our Indonesia trip in April 2018 looking at the impacts of plastic waste. This report is based on her findings from that trip. Indonesia is the second largest contributor to plastic pollution in the world, contributing an estimated 200,000 tons of plastic [...]

18 07, 2018

From Bali to Lombok & Gili Trawangan – The Plastic Waste Reality: Part 3

By | 2018-07-18T01:12:48+00:00 July 18th, 2018|CERES Global, Indonesia|0 Comments

This blog was written by Emily Ressia,  a recent participant on our Indonesia Living Oceans Trip.  Gili Sulat and Sugian Village The final leg of our trip was spent on a tiny island off the coast of  Sugian Village, a small community located on the north east coast of Lombok. The Island, Gili Sulat, [...]

24 05, 2018

From Bali to Lombok & Gili Trawangan – The Plastic Waste Reality: Part 1

By | 2018-07-09T10:40:51+00:00 May 24th, 2018|CERES Global, Indonesia, Plastic Free July|0 Comments

This blog was written by Emily Ressia,  a recent participant on our Indonesia Living Oceans Trip.  No matter where you look, there is plastic waste. Whether it’s lying on the ground, out in the open, or nestled within the undergrowth and between the branches of a bush, seemingly innocuous, waste is everywhere. And that [...]

23 04, 2018

Exploring Cultural Preservation and Sustainable Livelihoods in Chile

By | 2018-04-23T10:00:22+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|CERES Global, Chile|0 Comments

Contributors: Sherly Annavita Rahim, Rita Alvaro, Jessica Coombs, Anna Haygreen, Naomi Van Boxtel, Lincoln Kern, Andrea Spinoso, Lucie Groen-O'Connor, Jenny Abello. Edited by Andrea Spinoso. In September 2017 CERES visited Chile for the first time as part of the CERES Global program. As the first trip the activities were intended to create new [...]

21 03, 2018

Philosophy behind a bi-lingual, bi-cultural school in Arnhem Land

By | 2018-03-21T13:03:22+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Arnhem Land, CERES Global|0 Comments

Mäpuru is the small and remote homeland community in east Arnhem Land that we visit twice a year on our weaving and living on country programs run by CERES Global. The school at Mäpuru recently became part of Yirralka Education, an entity that enables Mäpuru families, elders and custodians to govern their own educational programs [...]

12 02, 2018

Unlearning in India – Day 9: Unlearning at Swaraj University

By | 2018-02-12T12:16:43+00:00 February 12th, 2018|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

Guest Post by Dr. Ben Habib From 2nd-12th December 2017 I co-facilitated a CERES Global tour to India, themed around sustainable development, permanent culture and un-learning. My focus for the tour was to collect data for my research project on permaculture as a transnational social movement and to learn more about alternative education models as a teaching [...]