Walking tour of Brunswick’s ‘sharing economy’

To complement the 'Economy' unit the seniors at Brunswick North West Primary School were studying we decided to explore some aspects of the economy which fit under the banner of what is termed 'solidarity' or 'sharing economy'.  These are economic activities that happen that are ethics not profit driven - usually ecological sustainability, democratically managed and promote justice.  There are stacks of …

Foodweb Education presents at National Conference

We (Rafael Schouten, Isobel Harper and Megan Floris) recently attended and presented  at the the Australian Association for Environmental Education conference in Hobart, Tasmania which was held over 5 days and included David Orr as the keynote speaker.  Our workshop was titled Patterns from Ecosystem Ecology: Energy flow and matter cycling as the basis for Sustainability Education. …