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An Open Letter To The Minister of Health

Dear Dr Coleman,

I have recently read the 2012/2013 Audit results prepared by the Office of the Auditor General.

As the report states, the spend on Vote Health is over 18% of the Government’s total outgoings, which, as I am sure you are aware amounts to $14 billion out of the $78.6 billion spent by the Government in the same year. 355 more words

Health

The Clock just doesn’t Stop Ticking!

                 Every single particle in this universe follows an explicit pattern without fail. From the enigmatic celestial bodies to the creatures inhabiting the deep, dark depths of the ocean floor are slaves to the innate periodicity bestowed by nature. 334 more words

Awareness

Dredge Design

To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. 702 more words

Landscape Architecture

Humans Waste Enough Food to Feed 3.48 billion People Annually - GMOs Weren't Developed to 'Feed the World'

Courtesy of Ethan A Huff @ Natural News:

It isn’t a lack of food that is the driving force behind world hunger, but rather a lack of effective food distribution. 597 more words

Health

nothing left to waste.

Money is tight at the best of times and even in months where I’m a little more flush, I still try to monitor what I haplessly throw my funds at according to where it sits in the Wants/Needs scale. 624 more words

Ohai!

Let's aim for a no waste Christmas season ...!!

The 1 Million Women organisation have a campaign to reduce Christmas season waste by 1kg per woman.

“During the festive season, rubbish volumes in Australia spike by 30%!

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Environment

Bus powered by shit

All aboard!

The UK’s first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between Bristol and Bath.

The 40-seat “Bio-Bus” runs on biomethane gas generated through the treatment of sewage and food waste.

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