The Tree Church

Thursday, 9 July 2015

After travelling the world and being a keen observer of Churches, Barry Cox decided to construct a unique Church of his own using living trees and utilising his Tree Spade. (Treelocations) After starting construction in April 2011, the Tree Church Gardens are now available for public visits and private events.

Orkney Islands - 100% Renewable Energy

Monday, 29 June 2015

The Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland are the first part of the UK to be powered by 100% renewable energy. In 2014 excess power was exported to the UK.


Amazing Slow Motion Animals

Monday, 22 June 2015

What happens to confiscated wildlife products?

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

The National Wildlife Property Repository, a government facility outside of Denver, stores more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to elephant ivory. These items are confiscated at points of entry around the United States, and sent to the Repository to be destroyed or used for educational purposes.

Earthrise - Detroit's Urban Farming Revolution

Thursday, 11 June 2015

In the early 20th century the American city of Detroit was a booming industrial powerhouse and world leader in car manufacturing. But since the major car companies closed their factories, more than a million taxpayers have moved out of Detroit, leaving behind more than 100 square kilometres of vacant land, and nearly 40,000 abandoned houses.

Flying Manta Rays

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A record-breaking school of mobular rays arrived off the coast of Baja. Watch nature's amazing ballet as these glorious rays take to the air.

How to Build A Garden Trellis

Friday, 29 May 2015

Knowing how to build a garden trellis is important and this easy to follow 'How To' video will help you learn how to build any garden trellis for your garden.

How To Build A Garden Bed

Friday, 29 May 2015

There's more involved than you may think! Leanne from Bunnings Warehouse demonstrates how to build a garden bed. She marks out where the garden bed is going to be situated, then she digs the garden bed and prepares the soil. Lastly she tidies up the edge of the garden bed and prepares it ready for planting.

Meet Australia's Only Captive Dugongs.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

There are currently only six captive dugongs in the world and two of them - a male called Pig and a female called Wuru - are in Australia, at WILDLIFE Sydney. Dugongs are notoriously difficult to keep in captivity because of their specialised diet - which is substituted with lettuce instead of seagrass in captivity.

On Borrowed Time

Friday, 22 May 2015

There is no doubt that Australia's environmental problems appear huge and overwhelming. Not only is our unique natural heritage under threat but the consequences for agriculture, tourism and the economy may be catastrophic. Can anything be done to halt the destruction?

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