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Solar panels are the equivalent of planting 88 trees per year.


Really enjoyed this article about how to make our homes greener homes and smarter homes. Some of these are costly to implement while the others are extremely simple. 35 more words


Omaha, Nebraska Teacher Wins National Environmental Award

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded an Omaha, Nebraska teacher with one of 17 nationwide EPA awards for environmental education. Kristine Denton received a presidential innovation award for her work at Omaha’s King Science and Technology Magnet Middle School. 202 more words


The Fight For Chile’s Environment Is Not Over

The country’s coastline and Patagonia region are constantly under threat from proposed industrial projects.

The Chilean government’s decision in June to scrap plans to build the HidroAysén mega-dam project on two of Patagonia’s wildest rivers, is definitely cause for celebration, but the battle to protect Chile’s rich natural world is far from over.  543 more words


Anyone for a CAR-puccino? Scientists create biofuel using ground coffee beans

You may currently grab a coffee while filling up your car at a petrol station, but in the future you could be refuelling your vehicle with the aromatic brown liquid too. 9 more words


Community hydro sharing again and the Hafod y Llan hydro is disappearing into the mountain

Last night and I was over in Hafod y Llan on Snowdon again. This time with the Bethesda community hydro which is being developed with the Ogwen Valley partnership. 179 more words

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Free Community Café Series kicks off with raw food

The Curtin University Sustainable Policy Institute (CUSP) and City of Fremantle have joined forces to deliver a 10 month, free community sustainability café series.

The fun and informative events are designed to unite the community to learn and share their sustainability issues, ideas and achievements. 184 more words