Science

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Solar Energy

The quick guide to solar energy. Be an instant expert in 5 mins.
cork is better for the environment

Put a cork in it!

Cork is rare these days, but greenies give it the seal of approval
GM crops

The Science of GM

What does the science say about GM crops, ponders Rosemary Stanton, OAM.
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Wildife Corridors

Clearing the facts on a greener pathway.

Instant Expert

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Instant expert: Microplastics

Getting into the nitty-gritty of a tiny additive, with epic consequences.
School of fish

How to count the fish in the sea

How do scientists estimate how well a fishery is doing?
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Standby power

Appliances can act as energy vampires, secretly sucking up extra power.

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Blogs

Emily--WOMAD

Science to act local

How science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to new levels.
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Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve
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Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

    Ask G

    Stack of bleached paper

    Ask G: Chemicals in recycled paper

    Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?
    Flicking light switch

    Ask G: Turning lights on and off

    Does turning a light on and off use more energy than just leaving it on?
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    Ask us: Can petty spurge treat skin cancer?

    The little weed that can have a healing impact on cancer.