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Rio +20 to turn the ocean's tide?

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

The Rio +20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development starts today. Take an enlightening look at what 2050 will be like if global leaders seize this opportunity for action to protect our oceans.

Animation made by the Pew Environment Group and the Zoological Society of London.

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed food.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed foods, and why the subsidies given to processed food suppliers in our current food system are bad for us.

Humpback whale freed from nets

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Michael Fishback, co-founder of Earth Island Institute's Great Whale Conservancy frees a young humpack whale from tangled fishing nets in the Sea of Cortez on Valentine's Day, 2011. After spending hours to untangle and cut the nets, the whale shows amazing appreciation with a spectacular aerial show for Michael's friends and family on the boat.

Guerrilla grafting

Monday, 7 May 2012

The Guerrilla Grafters are a group of San Franciscans who believe urban trees are a precious thing to waste on simple flowers. Their goal is to graft - albeit illegally - fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing fruit trees, in hopes that over time the cities ornamental trees can provide food for residents free of charge.

A garden in my apartment

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles - researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.

Chemical free home

Monday, 2 April 2012

Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Chemical free home follows a hipster as he discovers how to clean the natural way. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au

Green your apartment

Monday, 26 March 2012

Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Meet Bob & Dog as they learn how to reduce their carbon footprint at home. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au

From Seed to Plate

Monday, 19 March 2012

Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. From Seed to Plate follows Mum & Bub as they discover how to grow food in small spaces. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au

How will you go Beyond the Hour?

Monday, 12 March 2012

Earth Hour is 8:30pm on 31st March. Arrange your celebration of the world’s largest voluntary action for the planet with 1.8 billion others by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.

Climate sceptics can’t argue

Monday, 27 February 2012

What do baseballs, steroids & climate change have in common? This video - made by climate scientists - clearly explains that our climate is changing, despite what the sceptics may say.

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