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Here's Why You Shouldn't Buy The Latest Iphone

The minerals in our smart phones and the damage they cause


Have We Won The #WarOnWaste?

A rundown on what's improved since the ABC's War On Waste series, and what's up next.


COP23 Outcomes Call For Faster Action And Higher Ambition To Keep Paris On Track

Achala Abeysinghe reports back from COP23 and asks whether the outcomes of this year's UN climate summit will be enough to keep the Paris Agreement on course.


Inside Liddell: Our Visit To A Coal Fired Power Station

We saw first hand what goes into keeping a coal fired power station running, and why time is running out for Liddell.


Towards A New Agriculture, A New Earth

What pesticides are doing to our soil, our insects and us, and what we can do to help.


Understanding Your Electricity Bill, And How It's Just Like Catching A Taxi

Numbers not making sense? This might help.


How Carbon Farming Can Help Solve Climate Change

With the introduction of modern agricultural techniques, including the plow, soil organic matter content has dropped by half in many areas of the world.


Sustainable Shopping: How To Rock White Sneakers Without Costing The Earth

A pair of runners produces 13kg of CO₂, and Nike sells 25 pairs of these every single second.


The First (And Possibly Most Important) Step Towards A Sustainable Diet

If I would ask you what a sustainable diet looks like, what would your answer be?