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nature

Auckland and water – yet again

I have been wondering about the very low water rates for years. Maybe time to actually pay the price for… Read More

Claims and certifications

While I stand in Sea World, watching the pelicans with their broken or missing wings caused by boat hits and… Read More

How Regenerative Organic Agriculture Can Save the Planet

Organically managed soils can convert carbon CO2 from a greenhouse gas into a food-producing asset.” Two major upsides to this approach… Read More

The Truth About Your Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrush – My Plastic-free Life

There’s no perfect toothbrush, but some toothbrushes are less perfect than others, and sadly, a few of them aren’t even… Read More

CDC Confirms Lemon Eucalyptus Oil as Effective as DEET

We have always been very concerned about insect repellent and most lights and swirly smoky thingies do not seem to… Read More

Wynyard Quarter Smart | tracking our progress towards a sustainable tomorrow

The vision of the Sustainable Development Framework is to be the leading location of sustainable urban transformation and renewal in… Read More

Intensification – quick thoughts

So let me ask the question again: WHY are we intensifying? So people live in intensified living quarters, to move… Read More

What is Building Biology

Building biology researches the impact of the building environment on human health, and applies this knowledge to the construction, or… Read More

Habitat alteration seemingly goes both ways

We look at an example where wolves change a complete habitat by chain reaction. However the underlying message is much… Read More

Ecostore finds sweet alternative to plastic

Greenpeace calls it not perfect but a move in the right direction and I tend to agree. Research conducted on… Read More