Sustainable Living

Sustainable House Day

An initiative from the Australian Solar Energy society, Sustainable House Day is celebrating its 11th year. Cameron Rosen shares tips for making your home more sustainable.

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Greenies in Stilettos

Confused by all the How-To-Go-Green advice you are bombarded with every day? Author of ‘Greenies in Stilettos: How to Save the World Without Really Trying’ Carolyn Donovan gives eco-friendly tips for making a green start.

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Hybrid boat builders ply new, green waters

A new hybrid-powered cruiser is turning heads as the world of luxury watercraft follows the automotive industry’s lead in offering customers the opportunity to go green.

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Ecologists take to the skies in fight against illegal loggers

A new aerial surveillance system to protect forests and endangered species in remote parts of the world is being pioneered by a pair of ecologists in Switzerland. MiNDFOOD Reports.

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Ancient city of Jericho boasts new, eco-friendly walls

Developers in the West Bank’s Jericho, the world’s lowest lying city, are building an the first ever eco-housing project in the Palestinian territories.The homes are designed to offset searing summer temperatures and put a modern face on the ancient city.

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Printable house presents new paradigm in eco-architecture

Danish architects are building a digitally fabricated house printed from a computer file – a new concept they say minimizes waste and simplifies the building process.

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Carribean Chic gallery

Spanish interior designer Cristina Rodriguez has taken a Normandy manor in Saint Barthélemy and given it a fresh update. Blurring the boundaries between inside and out, she has harnessed the beauty of nature to blend relaxed Caribbean style with contemporary design.

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“I built my dream home for $25,000” gallery

From rummaging through dumpsters to buying materials from demolished homes, Anja Light was determined to create the ultimate energy-saving home, on an extraordinarily tight budget.

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Greener Pastures

A Dutch family find the city escape they need in a quirky weekender 
they’ve filled with “restful” green colour, plus a longed-for garden.

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