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A cracking time at Crick after a challenging start

Wow! What a wonderful weekend we had at The Crick Boat Show – in spite of a particularly challenging beginning.

Our arrival on Friday turned into a bit of a tense and troubled time, as due to what seems like a communication cock-up somewhere, we had no mooring booked on the harbourmaster’s list. 1,032 more words

Boating Festivals

Fresh Biocement: World’s First Self-Healing Concrete Building

One of the biggest challenges to building with concrete is the material’s propensity to crack both while it dries and in the years that follow, making this self-fixing solution an incredibly powerful application of bacterial biotechnology.Developed by Dutch scientists Eric Schlangen and Henk Jonkers, this new biocement has been in development for years but is now first the first time a critical part of a real work of architecture and the results are extremely promising.

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Self-reliant living in Violet Town

A group of keen gardeners from Permablitz Goulburn Valley recently visited Murrnong, a permaculture farm in nearby Violet Town, Victoria. David Arnold began developing the farm in 1996, and regularly conducts tours of the property for interested groups. 32 more words

Sustainability

Renewable Energy: Potentials of Wind Power

Did you know? Wind in windy locations alone could reportedly power the world 6 to 15 times over. Even better, wind power is projected to save utility customers around the world billions of dollars years down the road.

Amanda Sung

What you do does make a difference!

Join the 21 Day Eco Challenge and make small changes that together will make a significant difference.

21 Day Eco Challenge

#48DaysofBlue Day 31

Day 31: Arlington, Virginia

You don’t have to be a deep sea explorer to find cool aquatic critters! All you have to do it step out into nature and look hard enough to discover her secrets. 166 more words

Marine Science

Modern Medicine

We need to heal, and I’m not referring to physiological illnesses such as colds and diabetes (though those are manifestations of our energetic illnesses). Many of us have lost our life force, our excitement, our joy, because of the hardships of our world. 569 more words

Alternative Medicine