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windows

How to get the most out of windows

Friday, 14 November 2008

Windows are not just dressing to a house. They also make a big difference to how much heat and energy your home uses.

Lord Howe Island

Heavenly Lord Howe

Monday, 10 November 2008

It's hard not to be swept off your feet by Lord Howe Island. After two hours of flying over featureless blue, suddenly there it is, an oasis of natural beauty.

petrol pump

Top tips for saving fuel and money

Monday, 27 October 2008

Petrol is as expensive as ever, so here are some tips to cut down your travel costs.

gas or electric

Gas versus Electric

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Electric ovens dominate the market but would a gas oven be a better choice when it comes to looking after our environment?

John Butler Trio

Top 10 Green Musicians

Saturday, 11 October 2008

You'll get no diva backstage demands here. These bands are more likely to ask for water efficient showers and organic food than bottles of champagne and blue M&Ms.

food waste

Wasting food

Saturday, 27 September 2008

World hunger aside, the environmental cost of food waste is also huge. Nearly half the household waste we discard is food.

Pieman Heads in the Tarkine Wilderness

Tarkine, a new Tassie frontier

Friday, 26 September 2008

The Tarkine contains the largest temperate rainforest in Australia and one of the most significant remaining tracts in the world. It is home to 54 threatened or endangered species of flora and fauna.

Canola

The trouble with biofuels

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Across the world, biofuel projects have been launched and praised as key players in the fight to cut emissions of greenhouse gases.

lorikeets

A bird in the bush

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Birds are a wonderful feature of a well-managed garden. Here are some fabulous ideas for attracting them to your own back yard.

water bottles

Breaking the bottled water habit

Sunday, 7 September 2008

We now prefer our water packaged, labelled, and most importantly, branded. But is bottled water really better - for you and the planet?

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