Science

Ranger uranium mine

Uranium mining

The run-down of the controversy surrounding uranium mining in Australia.
Woman applying sunscreen

Is sunscreen safe?

Is sunscreen really that good for you, or for the planet?
Plastic bag

Pacific Garbage Patch

Sorting the truth from the trash.
Wind farms

Green Power

Become an instant expert with this guide to green power.

Instant Expert

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Standby power

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

Greenhouse gases

We hear about greenhouse gases all the time, but CO2 is not the only one.

Geothermal energy

Can we generate electricity using hot rocks underground?

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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.

    Ask G

    Flicking light switch

    Ask G: Turning lights on and off

    Does turning a light on and off use more energy than just leaving it on?
    Biofuel

    Ask G: Are biofuels really carbon neutral?

    Biofuels exploit the fact that crops breathe in carbon dioxide.
    Stack of bleached paper

    Ask G: Chemicals in recycled paper

    Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?