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HALLOWEEN RECYCLING CRAFT IDEAS

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1st November 2013
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HALLOWEEN RECYCLING CRAFT IDEAS


My kids love getting crafty and although  Halloween isn't a big deal in Australia, we still like to have our own celebrations. Here are some crafty ideas to get you inspired that use mostly recycled craft materials...

 

Outdoor decorations...

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INSPIRING INFINITE UNIVERSE

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EarthFirst
30th October 2013
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INSPIRING INFINITE UNIVERSE


We are so engrossed in the happenings of our daily lives that we often forget that far beyond the earth's atmosphere, we are engulfed in an awe inspiring infinite universe. These images remind me of the beauty that exists out there in the unknown and also the planet that we inhabi...

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Real Food Evangelist Robyn O'Brien Talks about Food Additives

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EarthFirst
10th September 2013
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Real Food Evangelist Robyn O'Brien Talks about Food Additives


Robyn O'Brien is an inspiring 'Real Food' evangelist who shares her expereince, knowledge and passion to help educate people to live healthier lives, by making them aware of the chemicals that we are eating in the foods that we eat.

What she calls 'fore...

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The truth about fruit stickers

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EarthFirst
28th August 2013
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The truth about fruit stickers


Did you know that those little fruit stickers actually have a purpose that goes beyond simple branding? Well today I learnt that they did. Apparently the numbers give consumers some interesting info about the type of growing conditions and methods. Who was to know that those numbers t...

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Gyre: Creating art from a plastic ocean

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EarthFirst
23rd August 2013
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Gyre: Creating art from a plastic ocean


On June 6 through 13, a team of scientists, artists, and filmmakers explored remote beaches of Alaska, to assess the impact of debris washing out of the great gyres, or currents, in the Pacific Ocean. Called the Gyre Expedition, the project was launched by the Alaska SeaLife Center an...

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Listen to your Mother (earth): Don't Smoke

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Alisha Young
7th August 2013
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Listen to your Mother (earth): Don't Smoke


Everyone is familiar with tobacco harm reduction campaigns that emphasize the negative health effects of smoking, but relatively few people know the true extent of the environmental damage that cigarette use causes. It may come as a surprise to learn that the ecological impacts of cig...

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Peppermint magazines 'Finding Love' video

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EarthFirst
23rd July 2013
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Peppermint magazines 'Finding Love' video


Peppermint is one of my favourite magazines, today I received a little ray of sunshine in my inbox that is sure to brighten your day. So sit back, turn the sound on and enjoy this little video created by photographer Hailey Bartholomew.

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Narwhals

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Sol Pandiella-McLeod
16th July 2013
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Narwhals


The Narwhal or Narwhale is often called the "unicorn of the sea" because of the long tusk protruding from its jaw. This surreal creature can be found swimming in the icy waters of Greenland and Canada around the Arctic seas.

Narwhals are migratory species t...

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Children Allergies on the Rise

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Sol Pandiella-McLeod
16th July 2013
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Children Allergies on the Rise


The rate of food allergies among children continues to rise. A recent report from the Center for Disease Control and prevention in the U.S. discovered that 5.1% of children now have food allergies, which has increased from 3.4% between 1997 and 1999.

The study also fo...

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Clever Recycling Ideas

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EarthFirst
21st June 2013
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Clever Recycling Ideas


Recycling, Re-using, resourcefullness, re-purposing call it what you like. If you're creatively inclined like I am, you'll love these ideas that we found on Pinterest....

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