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Construction Re-think Needed for Great Barrier Reef
Environment
Monday April 20 2015

Construction Re-think Needed for Great Barrier Reef

James Cook University scientists have revealed that 10 percent of the coastline adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef is now affected in some way by development...

Supermarket Uses Food to Go Off Grid
Environment
Thursday July 31 2014

Supermarket Uses Food to Go Off Grid

A supermarket outlet in the UK is capable of operating off grid, using rotten produce to generate electricity.

Water Wheel Extracts Trash Using Solar
Infrastructure
Thursday July 31 2014

Water Wheel Extracts Trash Using Solar

A solar-powered water wheel is helping to purge the waters of Baltimore's Inner Harbour of trash and debris.

World’s Biggest Carbon Capture Facility Hits Texas
Environment
Friday July 25 2014

World’s Biggest Carbon Capture Facility Hits Texas

The US Department of Energy has announced the start of construction work near Houston Texas on what is set to be the world's biggest post-combustion carbon...

Everyone Wins with Building Upgrades
Green
Monday June 23 2014

Everyone Wins with Building Upgrades

Around four in every five commercial buildings in Australia were built before 1990 – sometimes decades before ‘sustainability’ became part of the property vocabulary. Most of...

Plastic Bottles Transformed into Ultimate Green Roofs
Residential
Friday June 13 2014

Plastic Bottles Transformed into Ultimate Green Roofs

Discarded soda bottles made from plastic could prove to be the ideal green roofing material.

Australian Water Engineers Help Indonesia
Infrastructure
Thursday June 12 2014

Australian Water Engineers Help Indonesia

Australian engineers and architects have visited Indonesia in a bid to help the country improve its water efficiency and sustainability.

Bamboo Towers Harvest Water from the Air
Environment
Thursday June 5 2014

Bamboo Towers Harvest Water from the Air

A simple yet ingenious engineering fix is helping to supply rural Ethiopians with clean, potable water.

How Green is District Heating and CHP in Reality?
Buildings
Monday May 26 2014

How Green is District Heating and CHP in Reality?

The efficiency and sustainability of District Heating and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) has become a hotly debated topic among experts.