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    Free event

    The Orange Catastrophe

    When: at 10AM

    Where: Elder Hall

    Speakers: Prof David Mabberley

    The world citrus industry could well collapse in the coming years. The history of the devastating disease responsible for this is explained in view of what this means for the sustainability of agricultural exports as well as native biodiversity in Australia on the one hand, and the frightening reliance of humanity on a minute range of the world’s plant resources on the other.

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    Presented by: BOTANIC GARDENS SA

    Free event

    Sustainable jobs in sustainable communities

    When: at 11:15AM

    Where: Elder Hall

    Speakers: Prof David Mabberley, Heather Smith, Prof John Spoehr, Sean Williams

    A sustainable future means more than renewable energy and environmentally sound food production. How will citizens earn a living? Hi-tech jobs in a global digital work space? Looking after yourself in a local organic co-operative? Who will build the houses, fix the taps, keep track of the accounts? Will it be you? Will the robots take over? Will the value we place on time, money and possessions change?


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