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Innovation and Creativity – a challenge for all.

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As the global village deals with the current challenges of climate change / sustainability and the Pandemic, it is important that we review, investigate and consider all of the integrated factors that influence our thought processes. It is important that whether we are managing an issue in our daily life or planning a multinational project […]

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Health and Wellbeing – in a time of challenge.

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In todays challenging times, we can not forget that sustainability must be integrated into every thing we do. Some research has already identified environmental factors that “may” have impacted on the extent of the recent health issues. Air and Water qualities are essential for maintaining good health standards. Generally, enhanced “Good Health & Wellness” SDG3, […]

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Diversity

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When you tour around this global village, it is clear that the environments we all live in are very diverse. History, Nature, Expectations and Cultures have all had an influence in evolving our planet. One area that highlights many of these trends over the centuries is Tasmania. “Civilisation has resulted in the extinction of the […]

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Our current DNA is a product of our collective past.

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Modern innovation is often heralded as a “Leap forward”, but is it? Many of our modern ways of doing things are actually ongoing evolutions of ancient ways. Shopping, tourism, currency, banking, high-rise apartment living, takeaway food, sport stadiums, Arts and Culture, Sports….. but to name a few. It is essential that for real sustainability, we […]

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Why integrate Sustainability?

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If we ever have to wonder why it is essential to integrate sustainable processes into all that we do – just look around. Mother Nature has created the most amazing environments for all of us. We have inherited our environment from our ancestors – have we also learned the lessons on how to respect it […]

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Sustainability can be a simplified process – it can be flexible for all items.

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Sustainability can equally apply to all initiatives from our everyday activities to complex international projects or post-pandemic economic activities. When applied to everyday life, the effects can group as a collective to enhance the realisation of Benefits. One such initiative that is currently gaining increased discussion is the formation of “Blue Economies”. In a Blue […]

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Queenstown, embracing sustainability

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Recently had the pleasure of visiting Queenstown – New Zealand – again. It truly is a magnificent place. If you ever need to be reminded why embracing Sustainability is very important, just take a look at Queenstown. The town is an example of how the environment, community and economy have been combined together to form […]

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Brisbane City Council to ban plastic straws

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Brisbane City Council has committed to banning plastic straws, single-use plastic bottles and helium balloons less than two weeks after they ruled out implementing a ban. Globally there is a movement to ban the use of “single-use plastic drinking straws” with many cities and communities currently debating the implementation of such a ban. Brisbane City […]

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Our South Pacific Backyard

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Recently, I attended the “Pacific Islands Climate Relocation? Where do we go?” forum held in Brisbane. The general theme of the forum was in regard to the effects on South Pacific nations of Climate Change and its effects on “Human Migration”. The speakers all spoke about the impact not only directly on the people but […]