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Wed, Apr 25

Degrowth and Ecotopia - visions for a sustainable future

Hosted by Peter Martin

At this meeting Peter Martin, SA President of Sustainable Population Australia (SPA), will outline the international Degrowth movement (30 mins), and Dr James Ward, national President of SPA, will present a paper (20 mins) 'Envisioning Ecotopia' he recently gave in South Africa on ideas for a sustainable future.

Sun, May 6

Blue - 'a cinematic song for our oceans'

Hosted by Catherine McMahon

BLUE is a cinematic song for our oceans; beautiful, intimate and grand. Fearlessly truth-telling, yet passionately hopeful. See this film and you will want to rise up with the waves.” — GREENPEACE AUSTRALIA

Fri, May 18

Transitions Film Festival Adelaide 2018

Hosted by Transitions Festival


The Transitions Film Festival returns to Adelaide this May with another enthralling line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.

The festival focuses on sharing positive stories about the solutions to society's greatest challenges and showcases the local heroes and change makers who are building a better world.

Themes of this year's festival include climate change, artificial intelligence, new-world economics, ocean health animal welfare and more.

After running in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, in March, it's Adelaide's turn to get inspired by these world-changing films!

Sun, Jul 15

Ditch the Plastic Plastic Free July Community Event

Hosted by Kristina Barnett

Prospect Local Environment Group invites you, your family and friends to  "Ditch single-use plastic during July."
You'll be joining millions of people from 159 countries world-wide in making a difference.
"Single-use" includes plastic shopping bags, plastic cups, straws, plastic packaging...basically anything that's intended only to be used once and then discarded.
The challenge is to go plastic-free for a day, a week, a month or longer! However long you choose, you will still make a contribution. Try the TOP 4 challenge (plastic bags, bottles , takeaway coffee cups & straws).

At PLEG’s free Community workshop "Let's Ditch the Plastic"during Plastic Free July, you can find out about how to do it and see other alternatives to using plastic.

There will be stalls with lots of ideas and you will be able to make purchases at the workshop.

You can get your free list of Plastic Free July actions to Choose Your Challenge.

Come to the Community Event to find more about:
-how to do it
-see and buy other alternatives to using plastic
-share your ideas.

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