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Edible Adelaide poster illustrating Natural Resources Adelaide & Mount Lofty Ranges’ Edible Adelaide report – cultivating a shared vision for a more edible Greater Adelaide. There are links to the report and an A4 300dpi file of the poster on that page. More background on the development of the report is on the Sustainable Communities South Australia Inc site here.

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Horse&Dung Beetle LR poster

For more information see Horse SA or Dung Beetle Solutions.

Rapid appraisal of emerging issues in the oil palm sector in Palawan Island (The Philippines): Environment, livelihoods and corporate accountability, was a scoping report produced by a collaboration between Palawan State University and the Stockholm Environment Institute. It aimed  ‘to feed the ‘rich picture’ that emerges from the preliminary results back to people in Palawan’.

As part of the feeding back the results these three diagrams were developed to be used in presentations. There was a lot of ‘rich picture’ to juggle onto each page.

Oil Palm pic A

When the pic

Pathways pic B

 

Cleanskin sheep are ideal easy-care meat sheep for new farmers.  A new website provides basic information about keeping these wool-less breeds of sheep. To visit Cleanskin Sheep Information click here.

In a world where, although it appears economical to jet Canadian pork around the world to Australia, for example, there is a growing movement for promoting – and celebrating – local produce; the sharing of this sort of information is valuable.

And it is about all food, not only meat, of course.

The website also gives an opportunity for cartoons to help highlight some of the issues – and give sheep a voice.