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Finance and Sustainability Expo

For a healthier and wealthier community.

Saturday 23rd July – 9 am till 3 pm at Maleny Showgrounds Pavilion.

This exciting event is an initiative of Maleny Commerce and sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council and Maleny Credit Union. 97 more words


An ARK Angel Account

I caught up with the Rt. Hon. Norman Lamb MP at the end of his 2015 village tour – the photograph (above), was taken by a friend outside the Village Co-Op in Briston, to mark the occasion. 3,167 more words


The Importance of Parks in Sustainable Communities

We’re interested in knowing how you think your community does or could benefit from parks.  The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources discusses the benefits of parks to sustainable communities.  279 more words


Global Trend Harnessing Solar Energy To Build Sustainable Communities.

Cities across the globe are harnessing the power of solar energy to design solar-powered, sustainable communities.  Many countries have recognized the benefits of solar energy and are using it to make their electric grids more efficient and to create local jobs, while mitigating the pollution that is fueling global warming. 575 more words

Social Commentary

Nature knows best - Could embracing wildflowers improve garden resilience?

Emma Lewis

wildflowers represent nature’s optimum; natural selection occurring over many generations has promoted the traits that give the best chance of survival

Wildflowers appear to be very much in fashion this season, with many of the designers at…

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Landscape Designs

Lake Elizabeth

As you walk along Lake Elizabeth, you can’t help but become in awe by the beauty of the lake. Many families stroll around Lake Elizabeth to enjoy the view of the lake as well as watch the amusing sight of Canadian gooses waddle from the lake to the grass. 133 more words

Sustainable Communities

Land Tenure: What have we learned four years after approving a set of international land tenure guidelines?

Gregg Myers (Lead Land Administration Specialist, The World Bank) (Originally published by World Bank Blogs)

“Congratulations, today your baby is four years old,” Iris Krebber, DFID/UK recently emailed me. 1,068 more words