Life on two wheels with David Byrne

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

David Byrne, former Talking Heads frontman, discusses his passion for bicycles and what he thinks New York City should do to become more bike friendly.

George Carlin Talks About "Stuff"

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

George Carlin's classic standup routine about the importance of 'Stuff' in our lives. Check out the Oct/Nov 2012 issue of Green Lifestyle magazine to read our Living with Less feature to learn how to live with less 'stuff'.

This was from his appearance at Comic Relief in 1986.

The MobileMuster Promise

Saturday, 28 July 2012

MobileMuster's promise is to keep old mobile phones out of landfill by recycling them and recovering the materials in them to live on as new products. MobileMuster is the official product stewardship program of the Australian mobile phone industry. Find out how easy it is to recycle your old mobile phone here: http://www.mobilemuster.com.au/

The Thin Green Line

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

In the current June/July '12 issue of Green Lifestyle magazine, we covered The Thin Green Line in our Campaign Corner. With International Ranger Day coming up on July 31, show your support for the rangers who put their lives on the line to protect our most vulnerable species.

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

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