Tapping into the sun’s energy to power your home is as green as it gets. G magazine runs through what to expect and how to go about buying solar panels.
Worms do a fantastic job of converting household scraps into nutrient-rich, eco-friendly plant food. We show you how to build a house for your very own colony of wriggly workers using materials you already have around the home, or can get and recycle for free.
Emissions-intensive industries such as mining and manufacturing are grappling with what a carbon price might mean for them. But what about the day-to-day environmental impact of all kinds of businesses – what about where you work? How do you convince a harried, time-poor business owner or manager that it’s worth adopting environment-friendly measures?
Climate change is coughing up some pretty worrying ramifications for our health.
1,400 species of insects are eaten by humans in over 90 countries. And, in fact, insects may offer a solution to our coming food and climate challenges. Patrick Durst, from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, makes an interesting case for munching on creepy crawlies.
Touted as an eco answer to petrol cars, diesels are on the rise, but are they really the greener choice?
Thought of raising chickens as family pets? Kids love them and they adapt well to urban life, being willing gardeners and providing fresh eggs for breakfast.
The solitary female amongst an all-male crew, Jo Royle skippered the Plastiki, a catamaran crafted from 12,500 plastic bottles, from San Fransisco to Sydney. We grabbed a coffee with Royle upon the completion of their journey.
Food labelled 'organic' or 'all-natural' may be healthier on one hand, but it does not necessarily mean it's safer.