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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Speed date a sustainable designer

The Alternative technology Association had the sexiest event at the Sustainable Living Festival this year — Speed Date a Sustainable Designer — see it in action here. And hear about the plan to retrofit one million Victorian homes. It will save money and the environment.

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Paul Hawken on his work and writing

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist and author. Since the age of 20, he’s dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. Speaking at the Wheeler Centre with Alexandra de Blas, Hawken discusses his work, his writing and why this era is “not remotely close to capitalism, in […]

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