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    Essential Reading

    The Hidden Life of Trees: Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on ground-breaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they […]

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  • Bee Update…

    In a recent interview for the Australia Science Channel website, our own Dr Katja Hogendoorn from the University of Adelaide, remarks on the recent death of millions of bees in the US. She chooses not to mince words about the vital importance of pollinators to our food production, and the ‘stupidity’ of the widespread use […]

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    TAH Native Bee Project Update

    It’s finally here– the video of our Native Bee Workshops held last year is now available. Thanks to the generous support of Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Sturt Upper Reaches Landcare Group, The Old School Community Garden and our wonderful teams of volunteers and participants we were able to deliver a series of […]

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    Shopping to Save the Planet and Its People

    Behind everything we buy there is a story of people, animals, places and processes. Being aware of this can help us make ethical shopping choices to buy local, organic, sustainable and fair-trade. Every dollar we spend affects the planet and its people. Here are some resources to help you shop ethically: 1. Grow Your Own […]

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    Adelaide-based bee research gets $600,000 boost

    Excerpt & image, ABC News: Dr Katja Hogendoorn is a research associate at the University of Adelaide. She is a leading authority on Bees, in particular the role of bees in the transfer of beneficial microbes (‘entomovectoring’), the behavioural ecology of native bees, and on the importance and potential of native bees as crop pollinators. […]

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    Tiny trackers could help solve global bee death mystery

    Excerpt from BBC World News Australia. An international group of scientists, beekeepers, farmers and technology companies is using cutting-edge technology to help find out why honey bee populations around the world are crashing. Miniscule sensors have been glued to the backs of 10,000 healthy honey bees around the world to help understand why huge numbers […]

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    TAH members inspired by Permaculture Design course

    In April/May 2015 Sally Shaw and Keri Chiveralls, members of Transition Adelaide Hills, attended the 10 day Permaculture Design course at the Food Forest, Gawler. We had inspiring teaching sessions from Graham and Annemarie Brookman plus David Holmgren & others. We were inspired, challenged and encouraged by the very diverse group we studied with, most […]

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    Busy Bees

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    Film Night Revisited: In Transition 2.0

    In June 2013 we held a community screening of In Transition 2.0 an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement. It gathers stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. We heard about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localising their economies and setting up community power stations. Transition is an idea that has gone viral, a social […]

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