Reviews

Flowers: How they changed the world

Flowers: How they changed the world

Monday, 15 January 2007

Without flowers, our current human civilisation could not exist. The fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes that we consume, and the grasses and grains that our herds of animals and flocks of birds eat, are all produced by flowering plants.

Bugged Outdoor Balm

Bee bug-free

Monday, 15 January 2007

Handmade by the boutique Tasmanian company Beauty And The Bees from 100 per cent natural products, Bugged Outdoor Balm features Australian essential oils

Recycled glass bracelets

Classy glass

Monday, 15 January 2007

Inspired by the organic shapes of broken glass that has been washed smooth by the waves and sand, jeweller Simon Harrison is doing his bit for the fashion industry and the environment.

Miessence Intensive Body Cream

Pure and simple

Monday, 15 January 2007

Natural products have become like the iPod has to the music industry – a must-have commodity. And when you hear about the Miessence Australian Certified Organic range it’s clear why.

New Mountain mosquito repellent

Buzz Off, naturally

Monday, 15 January 2007

Forget about dousing yourself in toxic bug repellent when you can use the scents of the forest to keep mozzies away.

Planet Earth DVD

Planet Earth: Part 1

Monday, 15 January 2007

Here is nature writ large - very large. In scale and content Planet Earth is in sharp contrast to David Attenborough's last TV series, Life in the Undergrowth. From the opening titles of each episode, the camera soars across deserts and mountains, plunges into waterfalls and through deep cavern systems, its footage culled from 200 locations during five years in the field; all of it accompanied by Attenborough's gentle but impassioned narrative.

Greeniology by Tanya Ha

Greeniology: How to live well, be green and make a difference

Sunday, 14 January 2007

Even if you are so clued-up about green living that you already wash your organic-fabric clothes in a five-star-rated front-loader using cold water and phosphate-free detergent, you should still find useful tips in the new edition of Greeniology.

Palm leaf plates

Feed yourself, feed your garden

Wednesday, 10 January 2007

These totally biodegradable palm leaf plates are designed for a limited number of uses, making them ideal for when you have neither the equipment nor the inclination to wash up.

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