power button

Standby power

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

Spinning a yarn

Cotton,a natural fabric is a wardrobe staple. But it also has a heavy foo
Stack of bleached paper

Ask G: Paper bleaching

Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?

The biofuel debate

Biofuels have begun to look like a curse on the planet, not a saviour.


World's first erasable printer

World's first erasable toner printer

A new printer by Toshiba can allow paper to be reused up to five times.
Olivia Newton-John

Green Lifestyle Awards – Olivia Newton-John in the Hall of Fame

The Green Lifestyle Awards recognises leaders such as Olivia Newton-John.

Instant Expert

Gilbert's Potoroo

Assisted migration

Reminiscent of Noah's Ark, could this radical plan help save species?
Wind farms

Green power

Become an instant expert with this guide to green power.


What is E-waste, how big a problem is it, and what can you do about it?

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In praise of knowledge

The new editor, Caitlin Howlett, honours the sharing of knowledge.

Month of highs and lows

Lesley Lopes reflects on the jam-packed few weeks we've had lately.

Doing great things

New Editor Lesley talks about what to look forward to in her first issue.

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    There are a lot of choices when it comes to offsetting travel.

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

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    Ask G: Are biofuels really carbon neutral?

    Biofuels exploit the fact that crops breathe in carbon dioxide.