Science

Earth

Greenhouse gases

We hear about greenhouse gases all the time, but CO2 is not the only one.
tree planting

Carbon offset guide

Are carbon offsets more about your conscience than saving the planet?
batteries

Taking charge

They may seem small, but churning through batteries adds to toxic waste.
The parched Murray-Darling Basin

Murray-Darling Basin

What's wrong with Australia's vital food bowl, the Murray-Darling Basin?

News

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Cat-proof fence

The 2 cat-exclosure fences in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.
Car-Next-Door

Eco-leaders recognised

The Green Lifestyle Awards: a celebration of the best of green.

Instant Expert

School of fish

How to count the fish in the sea

How do scientists estimate how well a fishery is doing?
Cold Fusion

Instant expert: Cold fusion

The future of energy or absurd science fiction?
Energy rating

Energy Labelling

Instant Expert: guide to energy labelling

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Blogs

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Multi-generational living

The sustainability, social and cost benefits of multi-generational homes.
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Why we should stop investing in fossil fuels

Simon Sheikh explains why we should all avoid investing in fossil fuels.
Pile of shame

Plastic-free's a wrap

Tips to help the Plastic Free July challenge create long-lasting change.

    Ask G

    Plastic rubbish

    Ask G: Are there biodegradable plastics?

    Green is not always black and white, and plastics are a case in point.
    Elephant's backside

    Ask G: Paper not made from trees

    You can find a whole host of paper made without wood fibres.
    bubbles

    Ask G: What's the deal with sodium lauryl ether sulfate?

    Is SLES as bad as SLS? Is it natural?