Did you know, it is now believed that there is over 5 trillion pieces of plastic pollution floating around in the worlds oceans? Or that there are now over 200 'dead zones' where life doesn't grow or flourish due to the heavy amounts of plastic pollution within those areas? Now you do, and if you're … Continue reading USC Eco- Plastic Pollution Campaign 2018
Take control of your contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and demand decision-makers lead climate action with these tips. 1. Speak truth to power. Lobby your local, state and national government representatives to support policies that mitigate climate change. 2. Support climate action organisations. Support groups to take action on your behalf or by volunteering with … Continue reading 30 Tips for reducing your carbon footprint and demanding climate action
Think you know your waste facts? Challenge your friends and family to a night of Plastic Pollution Trivia, this Saturday night at the Alex Headland SLSC. Compete in groups (formed on the night or as per your group booking) to win reusable prizes from The Source and Maple St Co-Operative valued at over $250. Questions … Continue reading Plastic Pollution Trivia Night
The independent documentary From the Waste Up not only highlights the impacts of plastic pollution, but empowers people to prevent it through the lives of 19 people attempting to live plastic free for one year
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! Noosa Community Biosphere Association are looking for volunteers to help with Noosa Biosphere Day: Date: Monday 2 October 2017 Time: 10:00am-3:00pm Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation is partnering with Noosa Community Biosphere Association to celebrate 10 years of their UNESCO MAB Reserve with Noosa Biosphere Day 2017. USC students are invited to get involved … Continue reading Noosa Biosphere Day volunteer opportunity
It's been almost two months since the World Environment Day Festival at Cotton Tree. How time flies! We had an awesome day, promoting our campaigns, networking with local environmental groups and meeting a bunch of great people! After a short break, we're back and ready to go again. We met some new faces at O'Week … Continue reading Meet our new members and find out what’s happening in Semester 2, 2017
Nature elevates the human spirit. It ignites passion, inspiration, creativity and purpose. And it's the driving force behind why more than a quarter of a million people participate in National Tree Day each year. Celebrate Mother Nature and get your hands dirty! Maleny: Saturday, 29 July, 10:00am to 12:00pm Coolum: Sunday, 30 July, 8:00am to … Continue reading National Tree Day
The Community Nature Conservation Program is ran by the Sunshine Coast Council and supports the community to conserve and restore our natural environment in council reserves. If you want to take part into restoration work, such as planting and weeding, there are many community groups on the coast you could join!
As the world population is set to reach over 9 billion by 2050, the global food demand is expected to increase by 70%, particularly in developing countries where meat production will rise by up to 58% from today (FAO, 2009). Experts actually predict the cost of food will rise significantly by 2030 as a result … Continue reading Fight climate change from your kitchen table!
Have you been considering growing your own food for a while, but haven't done anything about it, maybe because you don't have the space at home or you don't know where to start? We have a solution for you - Join The Moving Feast at USC! With weekly working bees every Wednesday at 7:30 am, … Continue reading The Moving Feast at USC