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Review:  Consciousness in Action

Liz Miller has kindly prepared this review which highlights the interconnection of awareness and action.   

Resources

 Earth Day Program Guide

Catholic Climate Covenant has produced a one-hour Earth Day program guide for your use. Focusing on “Trees for the Earth”, the guide includes prayers, scripture readings, a video with discussion questions, a bulletin insert (English and Spanish), activities, and a downloadable and editable flyer to advertise your event a program guide that is centred on Catholic teaching. The guide will lead your group through a 60-minute event.  Order here: http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5256/p/salsa/web/common/public/signup?signup_page_KEY=9558

Resources from Creation Justice Minstries

Download a free Christian education resource: http://www.creationjustice.org/creatures.html

New Alert: Climate Change and Coral Bleaching

In the face of the current coal bleaching event, we need all the information we can get.  Go to https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/uploads/a7b164353dbf8f186b3d777720efa16d.pdf

Live More Sustainably

The 1 Million Women campaign offers you some simple steps which can make a difference: http://www.1millionwomen.com.au/blog/10-small-things-you-can-do-avoid-waste-when-youre-out-and-about/

They believe that you are the voice for change and the encourage you to sing about it!! https://www.facebook.com/1MillionWomen/videos/vb.211657000392/10156389635145393/?type=2&theater

Ideas and Society from LaTrobe University

The Ideas and Society program is a series of debates and public lectures convened by Professor Robert Manne that consider critical questions of the times. A site absolutely worth visiting and staying: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/ideas-and-society

Coal is a Risky Investment

Oxford University’s Smith School has launched a rather good new report which, in essence, tells investors that they’d be better off stuffing their cash under the mattress than putting it into Australian coal: http://gu.com/p/4g6yk/stw 

Preorder this DVD: Black Hole - Feature Documentary

The Highly Acclaimed Australian Feature Documentary Black Hole. Pre Order your DVD before June 1st for $20 + postage (Australia & New Zealand Only); Trailer: https://vimeo.com/136532041

Be an Ethical Shopper!

This calendar offers you a way of taking focussed action each month: http://www.ethical.org.au/consumer/calendar/

Sustainable Living

Recycling Tips

These sites will facilitate your recycling: www.freecycle.org and  www.swapshuffleshare.com

These sites have been recommendedd by a viewer:

1.) http://www.keslighting.co.uk/guide-eco-friendly-home-lighting/index.html

2.) http://www.wiseuptowaste.org.uk/recycle/hints-and-tips

3.) https://alanrogers.com/articles/wild-camping

4.) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/pe/outdoor.htm

LED lighting-many advantages

This article is from one of our readers. Other articles can be found here:  https://www.ledlights.co.uk/wired/

Links for Recycling

Check out this site for useful info and strategies: http://recyclereducereuse.org/index.html 

Although this site is from the USA it contains many helfpul suggestionshttp://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Environmental-Home-Remodeling-Recycling-and-Composting.17357.html   Thanks to a group of our readers for this link.

Thanks to a reader of our website for this link to info about composting: http://www.syntheticgrasswarehouse.com/composting-grass-table-scraps/   There may be adjustments that need to be made for our climate and conditions as the site is from New York.

Ethical Consumption

The Ethical Consumer Group provides you with guides for sustainable shopping and more: http://www.ethical.org.au/

Purchase ecobins for home or work

You can purchase bins online at http://www.ecobinonline.com.au/products/Combo-Pack-1.html

Sustainable Seafood App

This app is a guide to purchasing seafood wisely: http://www.sustainableseafood.org.au/pages/download-the-free-app.html