Australian Government puts support behind soil carbon

The Australian Government’s First Low Emissions Technology Statement has named soil carbon as one of five priority technologies. It’s set a stretch goal to cut soil sampling costs by 90 percent which would transform the economics of soil carbon projects for farmers.

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ABC RN’s The Science Show: A deep dive into soil carbon

Alexandra de Blas takes us to a Victorian farm where soils are being used to trap carbon, degraded soils are being restored with multi-cropping, and a new approach to grazing is allowing plants to collect carbon and deposit it deep in the soil.

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Carbon farming: QLD’s $500M Land Restoration Fund

The Queensland Governments world-leading $500 million Land Restoration Fund (LRF) has had its first major funding round in 2020. de Blas Communications has produced a series of videos explaining the opportunities for farmers.

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Crochet Coral Reef

In a year when the world has experienced its worst coral bleaching event on record, the Crochet Coral Reef  project creates understanding about maths, climate change, art, community and science.

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Social Enterprise Finance Australia corporate communications

Alexandra created a short corporate video in which SEFA CEO Ben Gales explains the enterprise’s mission and values. The video is part of a suite of corporate communications products Alexandra created for SEFA which included website and newsletter copy, case studies of successful projects, press releases, and marketing collateral which introduced the organisational brand and […]

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Breeding dairy cows for efficient feeding

As part of her ongoing work with the Gardiner Foundation, Alexandra regularly writes for The Australian Dairyfarmer magazine, showcasing the Foundation’s impact in the dairy sector. Below is an example of a recent article which helped translate complex genomic research into a practical article of interest to dairy farmers.  

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The Human Cost of Power

The coal and unconventional gas industries are expanding massively in Australia driving climate change and harming our health. The Human Cost of Power explores the health impacts associated with this expansion. The full length version is also available for viewing online.

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WestWyck – living the green life

WestWyck is an urban ecovillage at the cutting edge of sustainable design in Australia, just 6km north of the Melbourne CBD. Guided by the international One Planet Principles, WestWyck’s developers have transformed the historic Brunswick West Primary School into an attractive and environmentally friendly place to live.

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