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Richmond Vale Academy to use 100% renewable electricity by May

100-renewable-electricity-blog RVA focuses heavily on sustainable living will have 100 per cent of its electricity generated by renewable energy by May
RVA focuses heavily on sustainable living will have 100 per cent of its electricity generated by renewable energy by May...
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Organic Farming is Peace

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"An organic farmer is the best peacemaker today, because there is more violence, more death, more destruction, more wars...
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A big Happy New Year from Richmond Vale Academy!

happy-new-year-richmondvale A big Happy New Year from Richmond Vale Academy!
The year of 2018 has been extra ordinary in so many ways.  I would like to thank all of you who are reading our blo...
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We plant trees

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Tree planting actions and awareness campaigns are an important part of Richmond Vale Academy's curriculum. We partner wi...
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Green Energy Movement

solar-panel-roof1 Our aim is to become fully dependent on Solar Energy
Our Solar Project As part of the movement for a more sustainable, eco-friendly Richmond Vale, one of the most recent pro...
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Rebels of the Caribbian

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We don't generally think of the Caribbean as a place of suffering and vulnerability. However, Stina Herberg and Selwyn P...
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Malwina, Poland: Seeing St. Vincent through children’s eyes

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We keep hearing that as adults we are nowhere as creative as when we were children and, what's worse, that the older we ...
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NEWS: Climate Change Is Speeding Up The Spread of Lyme Disease

[caption id="attachment_5373" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The deer tick carries the parasites for Lyme disease and other vector-borne illnesses - Photo Credit: Wikipedia Warmer winters and longer summers are allowing the proliferation of deer ticks in North America, says Katharine Walter, a graduate student at Yale University. 35 years ago, the ticks —which carry the parasites for Lyme disease and deer tick encephalitis, among others— were only found in a small area of Wisconsin and a hotbed in the Long Island Sound. Now they cover 45% of the United States and have migrated as far as North Canada. The spread of the deer tick, Walter found, has been significantly aided by man-made climate change. Warmer temperatures permit the survival of more ticks...
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