Science

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The biofuel debate

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

David Holmgren explains how permaculture was born from the energy crisis.
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Taking charge

They may seem small, but churning through batteries adds to toxic waste.

'Pee-power' is go!

Pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps.

Instant Expert

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Energy Labelling

Instant Expert: guide to energy labelling

Geothermal energy

Can we generate electricity using hot rocks underground?
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Solar energy

The quick guide to solar energy. Be an instant expert in 5 mins.

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Blogs

Emily--WOMAD

Science to act local

How science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to new levels.
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Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve
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Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

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    Ask G: Chemicals in recycled paper

    Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?
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    Ask us: Can petty spurge treat skin cancer?

    The little weed that can have a healing impact on cancer.
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    Ask G: Paper not made from trees

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