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Electric Self-Flying Taxis Take Off in New Zealand

Autonomous, emissions-free flying taxis are being trialled in New Zealand – with the backing of Google co-founder Larry Page – and the hope they could be commercially available within five years.
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The Incredible TomTato

What’s that in the garden? It’s a tomato plant! It’s a potato plant! It’s a TomTato! If you haven’t been following horticultural news, there’s a new star in the world...
Whanganui River

New Zealand’s Whanganui River Receives Legal Voice

A few weeks back, New Zealand signed a preliminary agreement between the Whanganui River and the Crown that made the river a legal entity, giving it a legal voice. Brendan...
Fair Trade Coffee Farmer

Drinking Coffee that Gives Farmers a Better Deal

A lot is made of Fair Trade certification these days and the buying of products which ensure that farmers and workers in the developing world get a fair price...
New Zealand Oil Spill

New Zealand oil spill danger to marine wildlife

A cargo ship leaking oil off the New Zealand coast is putting marine wildlife at risk, including penguins, seals, whales, and birds. The ship is rapidly leaking its fuel cargo,...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
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20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.

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