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12 steps to a greener holiday season

Feature story | December 5, 2006 at 0:00

The silly season has begun. If last-minute shopping, baking and decorating turn you into Ebenezer Scrooge, just stop for a moment and think about the toll this season takes on the environment.

The power and appeal of wind

Publication | December 1, 2006 at 0:00

Anyone who has struggled to stay upright in a strong Wellington or Taranaki gale is aware of the intrinsic power of the wind. Wind energy has been harnessed by people for centuries. From the familiar windmills of Europe to the world’s most...

Top rice exporters say no to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 0:00

Good news: the world's first and second largest exporters of rice have agreed to shun genetically engineered (GE) varieties. A recent agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam protects half the crop traded on the world market from...

Help us predict global warming

Feature story | November 26, 2006 at 22:17

Want to make your computer more useful than just reading e-mail, playing solitare and googling yourself? Within a few minutes you can have your computer crunching numbers to help predict global warming.

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection

Feature story | November 23, 2006 at 0:00

The proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling was harpooned today at the UN, as Iceland put the interests of their fishing fleets above other countries and scientific advice (sound familiar?). Even Canada and Spain gave in to common sense...

Door-to-door fundraising

Image | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

Door-to-door fundraisers enjoy talking to the public about environmental issues.

Choosing cleaners without nasty chemicals

Image | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

Green your life by choosing cleaners without nasty chemicals.

Non-chemical pest control in your garden

Image | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

You can green your life by choosing non-chemical pest control in your garden.

Saving water around the house

Image | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

You can green your life by saving water around the house.

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