Redmap Video Competition

Anyone can enter the competition anywhere in Australia, any style of video is encouraged, and any age group is welcome (that's a lot of anys).* You just need to include the themes 'Redmap' & 'ocean warming'. Send in your 45-sec video by 1 May...
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Climate Change at Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Climate change is a significant area of research globally and Australian scientists are playing a vital role. Their research considers methods of measuring, predicting and modelling climate change along with considering the impacts on society. This...
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Backyard Dinosaurs

The last weekend of the school holidays is the perfect time to come down to Inverloch to learn more about dinosaurs with former Catalyst host and now RiAus Director Dr. Paul Willis! Dr. Willis has spent many years in dinosaur dig sites and now wants...
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Cloudy With a Chance of Rain

A weather forecast in concert! To celebrate National Science Week, The Griffyn Ensemble will be joined by geomorphologist and former weatherman Rob Gell with music spanning genre and geography in an entertaining scientific journey through the four...
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Raptor Regurgitation

Raptors can’t chew their food so they swallow their prey whole. They can’t digest bones, teeth and hair so they regurgitate them (similar to vomiting!). We’ll be dissecting the regurgitated pellet of one of the smallest raptors, an owl, to see what...
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Crumbling Ecologies

Crumbling Ecologies interrogates the impact of the economic climate on both environmental conservation and arts education in Melbourne. In times of economic crisis both art and conservation funding is cut, raising questions on their value to culture...
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Jaws, Claws, Scales & Tails

Come face to face with native creatures. Touch and hold gliding possums or pat a dingo. Interact with parrots, lizards, frogs and turtles. Confront venomous pythons and marvel at a salt-water crocodile. Date: Tuesday, 29 May 2012 Place: Highett Time...
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Building healthy community engagement about the impacts of climate change

One of the greatest challenges surrounding the climate change debate is how to effectively communicate its impact to policy makers and the wider community. Are the messages getting to the right people and being communicated in the best way?...
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Environmental Film Festival Melbourne

Coming from over ten countries and four continents, these films cover the gamut of environmental issues, from the impacts of our diets and our use of plastics, through the tensions between conservation and economic development, past our increasing...
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Art and the Communication of Climate Science

How can artists and scientists work together to respond to the concerns of the ecological conundrum? How can environmental data be visually explored in innovative mediums? Join us for a discussion exploring these questions and others raised by the...
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