Community meeting: Saturday 7.12.2019 Mossman Bowls Club 12pm - 2pm
Community meeting: Saturday 7.12.2019 Mossman Bowls Club 12pm - 2pm

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb

The Think Tank 2nd of November 2019: Facts & Ideas worth sharing
The Think Tank 2nd of November 2019: Facts & Ideas worth sharing

The historical Mossman Shire Hall was invigorated by people speaking from their hearts, sharing facts and also listening to feedback and creative ideas.

Community meeting: Saturday 2.11.2019
Community meeting: Saturday 2.11.2019

"It always seems impossible until it is done." - Nelson Mandela

The Think Tank 5th of October 2019: Food for Thought
The Think Tank 5th of October 2019: Food for Thought

All chairs were taken by residents young and old from South to North of the Douglas Shire to listen and discuss relevant community topics.

Community meeting: Saturday 5.10.2019
Community meeting: Saturday 5.10.2019

"You may delay, but time will not." - Benjamin Franklin

$25 billion market for Australian producers
$25 billion market for Australian producers

CSIRO calculates market demand for healthy and sustainable products could be worth $15 billion in Australia and $10 billion in exports by 2030

The Think Tank 7th of September 2019 - Careful Collaboration
The Think Tank 7th of September 2019 - Careful Collaboration

The CWA hall was filled with passionate people from all corners of the Douglas Shire to learn, discuss and collaborate.

Community meeting: Saturday 7.9.2019
Community meeting: Saturday 7.9.2019

Good communication is the key!

The Think Tank 3rd of August 2019 - Meeting of many minds
The Think Tank 3rd of August 2019 - Meeting of many minds

A diverse group of community members came together to join forces to thrive the Douglas Shire towards social, environmental and economic sustainability.

Community meeting: Saturday 3.8.2019
Community meeting: Saturday 3.8.2019

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that somebody else will save it." - Robert Swan

From sugar mill to biorefinery: Global warming potential of upgrading a centenary factory
From sugar mill to biorefinery: Global warming potential of upgrading a centenary factory

An overall increase of Global Warming Potential was observed by the change of the Mossman sugar mill into a Biorefinery.

Gut-Brain-Air Pollution: How is it all connected?
Gut-Brain-Air Pollution: How is it all connected?

Unhappy gut bacteria can cause mental illness - and air pollution can affect both, the gut and the brain.

Mercury and Sugarcane: How mercury ends up on your dinner plate
Mercury and Sugarcane: How mercury ends up on your dinner plate

The Australian Government warns: Mercury exposure can cause infertility, foetal development effects and mental retardation.

How to check your soil for heavy metals
How to check your soil for heavy metals

If you are growing your own vegetables you might want to make sure the soil is not polluted by heavy metals such as arsenic or cadmium.

UNESCO World Heritage: Wet Tropics, Queensland
UNESCO World Heritage: Wet Tropics, Queensland

This stunningly beautiful area is extremely important for its rich and unique biodiversity.

Pesticide exposure in children
Pesticide exposure in children

Strong evidence links exposure to pesticides to increased risk of neuro-developmental and behavioural conditions as well as cancers.

4.2 million deaths worldwide in 2016 due to outdoor air pollution
4.2 million deaths worldwide in 2016 due to outdoor air pollution

WHO: Air pollution is a major environmental risk to health.

Air pollution affects our children's health
Air pollution affects our children's health

Small particles inhaled from the air can enter the bloodstream and reach the brain.

What is the black stuff?
What is the black stuff?

"Particulate Matter" - part of the stack emission from the Mossman Sugar Mill.

Mossman classified as "highly polluted"
Mossman classified as "highly polluted"

ABC: What is the pollution like in my postcode?