NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC Week 2021 The NAIDOC 2021 theme – Heal Country! – calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction. NAIDOC 2021 embrace First Nations’ cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia's national heritage and equally respect the culture and values of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders as they do the cultures…

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World Environment Week 2021

World Environment Week 2021 “Ecosystems”, the main focus for 2021 World Environment Day, are vital for human welfare and survival, as they provide us with essential products and benefits. Over 90% of our food comes from terrestrial ecosystems, which also provide energy, building materials, clothes, medicines, fresh and clean water, and clean air. As a nation and community, we can grow trees, green our cities, rewild our gardens, change our diets and clean up rivers and coasts. We are the…

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Mother’s Day Classic Fundraiser 2021

Mother’s Day Classic Fundraiser 2021 Some of us are participating in the Mother's Day Classic on Sunday 9 May to raise funds for breast cancer research. If you could support our EP runners (and walkers)  with any donation please go to the link below. Or even better join the cause 🏃🏼‍♀️ https://lnkd.in/gf_2cDi

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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021 Today is Earth Day! This year’s theme is ‘Restore Our Earth’. Many important environmental events have happened on Earth Day since 1970, including the recent signing of the Paris Agreement, as Earth Day continues to be a momentous and unifying day each year. Earthday.org works in countries around the world to drive meaningful action for our planet across issues including climate action, science and education, people and communities, conservation and restoration and plastic and pollution. Visit their website to learn more…

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SA’s single use plastic ban

SA’s single use plastic ban From 1 March 2021 single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cutlery including bioplastic will no longer be supplied in South Australia.  South Australia’s Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020 is the first legislation of its kind in Australia.  It is a positive step towards avoiding waste and reducing harm caused to our wildlife, including marine life, through litter and pollution.   Environmental Projects is doing their little bit by sponsoring Brighton Rugby Union Football Club for the…

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science! As women make up around 90% of our team, this day is very special to us. According to a UNESCO report, only 35% of STEM students in higher education globally are women, and differences are observed within STEM disciplines. Empowering girls and women to enter STEM fields of study and careers, and stay in the course, is imperative. We…

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Collector – the GIS field app in action!

Collector – the GIS field app in action! We put the Collector app to the test last month with some great results. A project up in the Cooper Basin required an environmental field survey, and using ArcGIS we were able to upload the survey areas into an online map in Collector. We knew there would be no mobile reception at the survey site. So we had to take the Collector map ‘offline’, which basically meant…

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Good luck Derrick!

Good luck Derrick! In 2019 we had the opportunity to accommodate a PhD candidate, Dr Derrick Sowa, as an intern with Environmental Projects as a result of signing up to a partnership with University of Adelaide to support an Industry Engagement Program placement, coordinated by the Adelaide Graduate Centre of the Division of Research and Innovation. Following the completion of the intern program at the end of 2019, and Derrick’s successful graduation, we gained a…

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Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! What. a. year. I’m sure you’re all seeing a lot of posts like this at the moment, but we just wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone who stayed in touch with us this year. We feel incredibly lucky to have made it through and we couldn’t have done it without you all. It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster, from opening our new Perth office, to submitting the Response…

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International GIS day!

International GIS day! Today is International GIS Day! GIS (Geographic Information System) is a scientific framework for gathering, analysing, and visualising geographic data to help us make better decisions. Today is a day to celebrate the science of GIS and a chance to show what we can do. We gained our first in-house GIS Officer is 2018 and since then our spatial capability, database and skillset has grown larger every year. How do we use GIS?We…

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