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Bowen Island Lift

The geography and community of Bowen Island creates a transportation challenge, with a neighbourly solution. See how the Bowen Lift program matches drivers and passengers in an updated version of hitchhiking offering a unique sustainability solution.

7 Eat Local Recipes

Locavore for a week? Challenge accepted.


Should I stay or should I go? The environmental tourist’s travel dilemma

True environmental travel is about education, and not about taking selfies with a bottlenose dolphin.

We rocked and rolled across the sand dunes of Fraser Island – the largest sand island in the world, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. 169 more words


On energy conservation

(Photograph: Self-taken)

Why should we conserve or harvest energy? A reasoning and a reminder. A comprehensive blog post as an answer to this question can be found on… 20 more words

Green Bits

Going Green - Oil Cleansing

A little while ago a friend of mine posted on Facebook about oil cleansing. Desperate for something to combat my dry AND oily skin, I had a quick read up and decided to give it a whirl. 353 more words

Eco Product Reviews

Climate Change and Our Carbon Footprint

Few things seem to stir up people’s emotions more than the topic of climate change. Whether it’s the complex science or predicted disastrous scenarios, climate change causes confusion, fear, disagreement and malaise.  609 more words

CandleNight! Go Green for Lent 2014

Turn off all lights and electronics during the evening. Read, reflect, and pray by candlelight. Replace batteries with rechargeable batteries. Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. 46 more words