Kevin Rennie - THINK ABOUT IT http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think3/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en krennie1@gmail.com Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Green Economy Starts in Our Own Backyards http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/green_economy_starts_in_our_own_backyards/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/green_economy_starts_in_our_own_backyards/#When:23:11:51Z We’re not talking about veggie gardens. It’s the big picture stuff that will be debated at the Rio+20 Earth Summit.Reconciling green with growth has taken on new colours in Australia: blue waters versus black coal; a clean future versus fossil fuels. How do we nurture our oceans while exploiting our coal reserves? Environment 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Tanzania’s Kesho Leo: Building Tomorrow Today http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/tanzanias_kesho_leo_building_tomorrow_today/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/tanzanias_kesho_leo_building_tomorrow_today/#When:22:26:03Z This story about an Australian/Tanzanian project presents a development initiative that incorporates eco-friendly and sustainable building design. Aid 2010-11-21T22:26:03+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Upping Oz Aid to Africa http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/upping_oz_aid_to_africa/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/upping_oz_aid_to_africa/#When:22:53:08Z At the UN Summit, Australia announced increased aid to the lease developed countries, especially those in Africa, focusing on the MDG health areas. Aid 2010-10-01T22:53:08+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Australia: MDG Summit Lying Low Down Under http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/australia_mdg_summit_lying_low_down_under/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/australia_mdg_summit_lying_low_down_under/#When:00:33:23Z The Australian media seem distracted from this week’s UN Millennium Development Goals Summit. Thankfully the Oz blogosphere has plenty of MDG traffic, though most of it is confined to NGOs and church groups. Politics 2010-09-23T00:33:23+00:00 Kevin Rennie - New News 2010: More Breaking News http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_news_2010_more_breaking_news/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_news_2010_more_breaking_news/#When:01:47:25Z The Hark Singers bring news updates to the New News 2010 Conference at the Melbourne Writers Festival on 2 September 2010. Old medium for the digital age. Media 2010-09-05T01:47:25+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Mangrove Magic in Malaysia http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/mangrove_magic_in_malaysia/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/mangrove_magic_in_malaysia/#When:00:44:48Z The Th!nk3 Kuala Lumpur trip visited Kuala Selangor Nature Park, which is run by the Malaysian Nature Society. Mangrove Magic! Environment 2010-08-31T00:44:48+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Global Health Comes to Melbourne http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/global_health_comes_to_melbourne/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/global_health_comes_to_melbourne/#When:05:26:00Z Today Melbourne hosts the major conference on Health leading up to the UN September Summit: The 63rd Annual United Nations Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations, "Advance Global Health: Achieve the MDGs". Health 2010-08-30T05:26:00+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Kuala Lumpur River Revival Project http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kuala_lumpur_river_revival_project/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kuala_lumpur_river_revival_project/#When:06:05:41Z The Th!nk3 KL bloggers made a field trip to the Sungai Way urban river project in Kuala Lumpur. We travelled from its source, the Sungai Pencala, into the heart of the city to visit the River Care Education Centre and community composting plant. Environment 2010-08-28T06:05:41+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Malaysia: Planting for Peat’s Sake http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/malaysia_planting_for_peats_sake/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/malaysia_planting_for_peats_sake/#When:23:47:06Z Raja Musa Forest Reserve in Selangor State, Malaysia, has a forest rehabilitation program for the peatland. The program involves the Selangor Forestry Department, the Global Environment Centre, Sathya Sai and Eco Warriors. Environment 2010-08-27T23:47:06+00:00 Kevin Rennie - Kate’s Ride: Breaking the Cycle in Africa http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kates_ride_breaking_the_cycle_in_africa/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kates_ride_breaking_the_cycle_in_africa/#When:23:50:14Z Australian Kate Leeming has just finished cycling across Africa from West to East to learn firsthand about extreme poverty. Aid 2010-08-25T23:50:14+00:00