4 12, 2018

Smart Urban Forests at CERES

By | 2018-12-04T09:17:05+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Around Site, CERES Education|0 Comments

A new Swinburne University-led pilot program introduced at CERES Community Environment Park is using water-sensor technology to better manage urban forests. Swinburne University Water Resources Engineering senior lecturer, Dr Scott Rayburg, and his team have partnered with ICT International and RMIT University to install $31,000 worth of tree water sensors at CERES, located in [...]

3 12, 2018

No time not to use the regular plates

By | 2019-10-23T14:54:15+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|CERES Education, Climate Emergency, Farm and Food|0 Comments

On Friday I went with my sons and several thousand other Victorian children to the steps of the Treasury Museum for the Students Strike For Climate Change.  From a respectful (non-embarrassing) distance it was thrilling to watch the crowd of young faces welcoming waves of student comrades sweeping across Spring Street to join them [...]

4 10, 2017

CERES is a finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2017

By | 2017-10-04T14:51:44+00:00 October 4th, 2017|CERES Courses, CERES Education|0 Comments

Media release 13 September 2017 CERES announced as finalist in 2017 Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards CERES has been announced as a finalist in the Education category for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards for their Sustainability and Alternative Pathways program. The interim Chief Executive of Sustainability Victoria, Stephanie Ziersch, praised the team for their creative [...]

14 09, 2017

Ecohouse Does Sustainable House Day

By | 2017-09-14T14:24:29+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling, CERES Science Communications Intern On Sunday the 17th of September 2017, Australia celebrates Sustainable House Day. The CERES EcoHouse will again be part of this day, between 11am and 3pm, with support from Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) staff. Our homes shape our habits, and on this day we recognise the important [...]

18 10, 2016

Meeting the Herb Whisperer: Permaculture Principles and Chinese Traditional Medicine

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|CERES Global, China|1 Comment

“Nowadays, the modern medical model is changing. It is gradually shifting from its original medical model of biomedicine into a physiological–psychological–sociological–medical model, which emphasizes that the people, the natural environment, ecological conditions and society are all aspects of a united whole.” (Liu and Liu, 2009, p. vii). Cultivating a holistic environmental politics and regenerative sustainability [...]

10 05, 2016

CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 May 10th, 2016|CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator|2 Comments

CERES Education and Training have launched a new training program called The Food Producer Incubator, offering multi-layered expertise, training and support to people from migrant backgrounds interested in food and selling the food they make. The aim of the project is to provide access to an alternative education and training model in hospitality, improving pathways to [...]

9 05, 2016

Top Educators honoured by Environment Education Victoria

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 May 9th, 2016|CERES Outreach, Sustainable Schools|0 Comments

Four outstanding educators have been recognised for their exemplary contribution in the Environmental Educator of the Year Awards from Environment Education Victoria (EEV). EEV is the professional association for environmental and sustainability educators in Victoria. Jane Burns and Julie Wynne were named joint Victorian Environmental Educators of the Year at the awards ceremony on Friday [...]