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Earth-Overshoot-Day

Earth now in overdraft

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Yesterday, 27 September, was Earth Overshoot Day 2011; the day the Earth reached a level of resource demand that exceeds what nature can sustainably support for this year.

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Moving Planet Day

Monday, 26 September 2011

In a global day of action, thousands of people gather to support collaborative action to reduce emissions through 350.org.

Landshare

Sharing = caring with Landshare

Monday, 19 September 2011

The successful Landshare program, which garners 60,000 participants in the UK, where it began, has arrived in Australia encouraging people to home grow produce with the help of others. The online network unites those with land to share with those in need of land for growing fresh produce.

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Taiji slaughters begin

Thursday, 1 September 2011

23,000 dolphins and porpoises are expected to be slaughtered as the start of the killing season opens today in Taiji, Japan.

Layne Beachley

Recycling old phones = more trees

Friday, 22 July 2011

Layne Beachley urges Aussies to recycle old mobiles and help regenerate coastline.

Solar future

Carbon price outlined

Monday, 11 July 2011

The Federal Government has released its plans for putting a price on carbon pollution.

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Bear melts for World Environment Day

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

A touchable, life-sized statue of a hunting polar bear will arrive at Customs House Square in Sydney later this week. Coinciding with World Environment Day, this is the sixth stop on the Ice Bear’s global tour, which highlights the urgent threat of climate change to Arctic life.

Rainwater tank

Federal rebates dry up

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Rainwater tanks and greywater systems are no longer covered by the federal government National Rainwater and Greywater Initiative.

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Happy chickens in the spotlight

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Australians consume over 3.5 billion eggs every year, with nearly 80 per cent of them coming from intensive battery farms. Now, you can watch live and unedited footage of happy free-range chooks to make sure that it’s up to the standards you demand.

A phosphate-free future

Monday, 18 April 2011

In a week of major developments, Australia has moved far closer to a national phase out of phosphates in laundry detergents.

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