Habitat and Species
The Backbone 2 Bio LInks ... a locally shaped, viral, person 2 person, community education and advocacy initiative ... for native species, habitats & their local people. Together with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and our much admired colleagues at Live Ecological, we've created a purpose and process driven education for action and change program known as Cascade ...
Sustainability Street Approach
Three new municipal areas have emerging SSA programs ... City of Monash, Mornington Peninsula Shire and Muswellbrook Shire in the Upper Hunter Valley. These join the hundreds of communities around Australia.
A collaboration with bankmecu will see the new manual ... "The Shortcut to Sustainability Street; DIY" made available to its membership.
Speaking and MC engagments
Frank Ryan has been booked for a number of events throughout Victoria. He was described by the University of Technology Sydney, as the MC on Steroids ... check out a recent MC job in City of Hume ... the folks who put the Hume into human. It was for the launch of their magnificnet transport strategy, put together by our ol' mate, the legendary Janet Rice! http://humeweekly.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx
Best Little Planet In Town
A solid, up beat and life changing presentation in the Al Gore genre. There is just so much good work and so many exciting possibilities out there. We can just sit around and let the future happen, or we can take steps to shape it, from today.
Environmental Education Shop
During 2012, the best of what Vox Bandicoot has written will be e-published for downlaod by donation. Includes "Planet Water", which was used as the core of the Victorian Government's water education curriculum, "Clockwork", a downloadable theatre script for teachers, park range and interpretation professionals interested in crating love and undersanding for habitats and threatened species … and lastly, the full Vox theatre repetoir will be up there and usable by whomever.
Sustainable Streams Programs created by Vox have encouraged locals to become active, passionate protectors of local waterways. Community Streams, Business Streams and StreetWatch provide tools for people to seriously advocate for the clean, green future of our neighbourhood creeks and rivers ... and so … the oceans of the world… Business streams features the Thumbs Up the Platyous Awards!
Play Like You Own The Planet
CarbonOpoly is a visceral, real time and deeply instructive and immersive simulation and training tool. It enables preparation and readiness for the imminent ETS. Not only educational but hugely enjoyable. Learn ... and laugh ... and geddit forever more. See the pdf.
“If only we had known about environmental costs sixty years ago when chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were invented. Hazel Henderson estimates that the true cost of one CFC aerosol can – factoring in ozone layer damage, cancer rates, etc – would be about $12,000. That might have given both its designers & consumers pause.”
Janine Benyus, Biomimicry