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Car Sharing and Bike Riding in China

An alternative solution to the congested roads in China: car sharing. Over the last few years, "car sharing" become more and more popular among the Chinese. Their reasons are simple: to save on travelling and fuel costs. Read on

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Avoiding Bottled Water

We all drink water every day - it's essential for our health and our survival. But the huge numbers of people around the world buying water in bottles rather than taking it straight from the tap is a trend that has huge negative consequences for the environment. Read on

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Tips for Greener Cleaning

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes and offices-on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows and floating through the air. In our war on dirt and germs, we may often actually be making things worse. Most of the conventional cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have dubious health and environmental implications. Read on

Tips for Sustainable Travel

We go on holidays for pleasure, to discover new horizons, to relax, to meet people and to learn about different cultures. Most of the time, we are not aware that the holiday choices we make can have an impact on our destination and on the people that live there. We are often equally unaware of the implications our travel has on global environmental issues, especially climate change. Read on

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Don’t Buy Bad Souvenirs

You're on your holidays, you're in the souvenir shop, and boy does "that" look nice. It’s so unusual, it would make a great talking point when you get home. But is it made from the skin, fur, bone, shell, beak or hooves of an endangered species? Read on

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12 Things You Can Do Right Now on Climate Change

Below is a list of 12 easy things you can do right now to help fight climate change. Use efficient lighting Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents (CFLs). These use four times less energy and they last eight times longer. So you not only cut your electricity bills dramatically, you also save a lot of money on buying bulbs. Read on