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Green things you can do for the Future


What can you do: For your Future?


Here are some articles and tips that you can use to make a difference for the future of our planet...

Australian Sea Lion- Threatened Sea Mammal

Not so long ago Australian Sea Lions were hunted to near extinction; thankfully there are now laws to protect them. The total population of these playful and beautiful sea mammals is only around 10,000 and they live in the south and western coastlines of Australia. more

1. Use solar power and save on energy bills
2. Install energy saving light bulbs in your house – It saves energy and money!
3. Teach kids to care for the world.
4. Teach kids to save water.
5. Next time you buy a car make it a hybrid.
6. Check energy and water ratings prior to purchasing new appliances for your home or office
7. Teach your children about caring for the environment
8. Start reading ebooks and buy less paper books.
9. Get an energy audit
10. Calculate your carbon footprint
11. Become a vegetarian for a month, start by reading Kathy Freston’s books.
12. If you are not keen to change your lifestyle try skipping meat a few nights a week and notice the difference.
13. Buy FSC certified products and decrease the trade of exotic wood from endangered forests.
14. Give memberships to an environmental organization or seedlings as birthday gifts.

Carbon Emissions - Reduce or Offset, the Choice is Yours

Whether or not you believe in global warming, or climate change, it is irrefutable that carbon emissions pollute the air. This pollution affects the quality of the air we breathe, which is particularly bad for those with breathing problems, such as asthmatics. more

Tree Kangaroos - Hopping Closer to Extinction

When I was asked me to do an article on tree kangaroos I thought it was a joke, what the heck is a tree kangaroo? Well, thank goodness for Google. Even though I'm Australian, I had never heard about tree kangaroos - that tells you how rare they are. more
Oh My, What Big Eyes You Have - Endangered Tarsier

Ok, so now I know where they got the idea for Gremlins, it’s the Tarsier! This quirky primate has the biggest, freakiest eyes for it's weight of any animal (as it is a nocturnal hunter) and would be at home in any scary movie. more
Endangered Species - Panda Bear, the Facts in Black and White

Two endearing black eyes peer out of black tear-drop markings. A huge, fluffy white face is adorned by two black, Mickey Mouse ears, which perch atop its large head - who wouldn’t fall in love with a cuddly panda bear. more
Marine Turtles-Their Numbers are Sinking Into Extinction

I love the ocean. Part of the allure of the ocean, for me, is the animals which inhabit it. There is nothing like sitting in the surf, waiting for a wave, and seeing a dolphin, penguin or turtle swim past. There will come a time more
EarthFirst iPad Magazine: Issue 1

Over the last few months we've been putting all our creative juices into the creation of our very first iPad magazine. The first issue features heaps of interesting articles, interviews, plastic facts, an eco fashion spread, a product guide for your whole body and lots more. more
So what is fairtrade?

In a world where economics rules everything and many people suffer working long hours for very little money, the concept of fair trade is an important one. Fair trade seeks to improve working conditions for those in third world countries by educating consumers more
The Great Recycling Myth- Recycling Plastic

Recycling is one of the easiest ways we can help the environment but did you know that not all plastic is recyclable? If you look at the bottom of a plastic bottle or container there are the three arrows chasing each other in a triangle and many of us identify this more