• mdeurwaarder

    Michael Deurwaarder is an environmental student who's primary focus is based on the development of sustainable food systems. Initially based within the school of philosophy, Michael has now been studying and advocating within the food studies sector since the beginning of 2017. You can find Michael feverishly cycling between work for both the Fair Food Challenge on campus and the Open Food Network within greater Melbourne.

  1. Linguistic relativism: science fact or science fiction?

    I have an axe to grind. I, like most rational adults, became fascinated when I heard of the theory of linguistic relativity through a friend who …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/10/linguistic-relativism-science-fact-or-science-fiction

  2. Aquaponics: is it the same as employing a fish to be your gardener?

    I’ll admit: when I first heard about aquaponics I thought that someone was using an overly complex word to talk about akin to water polo (which …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/25/aquaponics-is-it-the-same-as-employing-a-fish-to-be-your-gardener

  3. Is It Really Waste? The Case Of What Goes Into Our Green Bins.

    Has anyone else ever questioned where their green waste goes when it gets picked up? What purpose could my autumn leaves and summer weeds really hold? …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/31/is-it-really-waste-the-case-of-what-goes-into-our-green-bins

  4. How sustainable is my avocado addiction?

    If you are like me (a mid-20’s, middle-class sustainability-minded-vegan) then questions like these are your bread and not-butter. Pardon the pun. The topic of sustainable diets …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/09/how-sustainable-is-my-avocado-addiction