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April 21, 2014

I was lucky enough to hear the amazing Polly Higgins in March 2014, in little old Mullumbimby, NSW. More used to addressing the United Nations, and recently sharing the stage with Peter…

April 14, 2014

Predictions the written word will die out are well on track as people read less, and writing skills become redundant.
In 2004 philosopher and futurist William Crossman was one of the…

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April 21, 2014

I was lucky enough to hear the amazing Polly Higgins in March 2014, in little old Mullumbimby, NSW. More used to addressing the United Nations, and recently sharing the stage with Peter…

April 14, 2014

An online 3D educational tool has been developed in partnership with online education company 3P Learning and the CSRIO. The classroom has come a long way from chalkboards and textbooks…

April 14, 2014

Sterile Insect Technology and micro-surveillance are replacing insecticide in the battle against the Queensland Fruit Fly. The Queensland Fruit Fly is an introduced species…

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April 21, 2014

The plant that waters itself may sound too good to be true, but in this case – it really is that good. The Water Tube provides plants with water – regardless of the weather…

April 14, 2014

Energy efficient window films have taken on the double-glaze market. With amazing efficiencies and lower costs due to new technology, companies such as EnerLogic are emerging as…

April 7, 2014

As you may already know we are running out of space in our cemeteries around the world. The Cemeteries and Crematoria Bill of NSW released information that includes new measures for…

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April 21, 2014

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. So the best way to teach them is when the kids are young. Dirt Girl World is a smart phone app for kids with plenty of interactive activities…

April 14, 2014

HomeGround Real Estate is a new property management company using its profits to reduce and prevent homelessness. The Melbourne-based HomeGround Real Estate is a social enterprise…

April 7, 2014

Have you spotted bananas in shops that have different coloured tips? Wax tipped bananas that are red, green or blue means they are ‘Pacific Coast Eco Bananas’ also known…

Style More ››

April 21, 2014

Dreaming of a green wedding? Eco Brides, Australia’s leading eco-wedding authority is evidence that the growth of green weddings is on the rise. The creative’s behind the e-zine…

April 14, 2014

Round She Goes was originally a one-off market in Melbourne, but the popularity of this women’s-only preloved-fashion market prompted founder Emma Morris to launch events in…

April 7, 2014

Have you noticed that a skincare serum is included in most skincare ranges today? The reason why, is because they work. The thing about serums is not so much what is in them, but rather…

Culture, Eco Tips & Info More ››

April 21, 2014

New laws banning factory farming practices in the Australian Capital Territory set a precedent for other governments and recognised the feelings of animals, supporters said.

The…

April 14, 2014

Predictions the written word will die out are well on track as people read less, and writing skills become redundant.
In 2004 philosopher and futurist William Crossman was one of the…

April 7, 2014

The future existence of GM-free food in Australia will largely be determined by judges in Western Australia according to the True Food Network.
The rights of farmers to ensure their…

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April 21, 2014

We know that eco travel is on the rise, but there is a new demographic of high-end travellers that aren’t looking for luxury – they’re looking for eco experiences…

April 17, 2014

There’s nowhere else like it in the world, ski Australia and there’s snow gums and Australian wildlife, kangaroos, wombats, possums, they’re all there. Our ski fields…

April 7, 2014

A gap year is usually the year between finishing school and starting university or a career. In Australia, approximately a quarter of school leavers opt for a gap year before commencing…

Harvest More ››

April 21, 2014

Last visit to Sydney, my friend treated me to lunch at Three Blue Ducks restaurant in Bronte. It’s the sort of place where Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have been spotted eating –…

April 14, 2014

Australian Sustainable Seafood Guide is Australia’s first online sustainability guide to buying seafood. This is a free app for download available for smart phone by The Australian…

April 7, 2014

Gone are the days when you asked simply for a glass of milk – it was assumed that it was cow’s milk. Now there is goat’s milk, almond milk, soymilk, rice milk, oat milk and coconut…

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April 21, 2014

The anti CSG movement has taken a massive and significant quantum leap in the last few weeks with the emergence of the Bentley blockade. Both the social canvas and the political landscape…

April 14, 2014

The National Day of Divestment Action is a chance for people to let the major banks know they don’t want them to support the fossil fuel industry. On May 2, 2014 environmental groups…

April 7, 2014

New data released by Roy Morgan shows that more than one in five Australians now report experiencing depression, anxiety or both in the past year, with this rate gradually increasing…