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Miss Eath Australia swimsuit competition


Miss Earth beauty pageants are different from others. Apart from making women fight with each other to win the crown, they also draw attention to climate change. Here are the photos from the Australian competition of the swimsuit part.

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Robes made from bamboo are environmentally friendly



As we said before, there are very tiny things that anyone can do to fight global warming. For instance, take a look at this robe made from bamboo on Cindy Ambueal. You can also choose organic cotton. Or stay in eco friendly inns.

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How to lead a greener lifestyle?


A little while ago we shared our list of things that you could to fight global warming. We believe that public policies will eventually change. Right now it is being driven by corporations too concerned about their profits and they have simply bribed the politicians to impede efforts to fight climate change. Like everything else, once people change, governments change with them. Till that happens, here are a few things that you can do to go green. Amy Luers of the Union of Concerned Scientists gives tips that work for all of us.

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How to recycle newspapers and create a work of art?


It is easy to criticize everyone on the planet for not doing enough to fight global warming. The best way to help the environment is not to criticize others but to do our little part. For instance, a group of women in The Philippines have taken the newspapers that we all throw away and turned them into handbags for women. They actually look much prettier than I expected and from my background as a pulp and paper technologist, I can assure that newsprint paper is much stronger than you would expect, even if you get caught in the rain. In any case, make sure that you bring an umbrella when you go out on a rainy day. And here is another interesting handbag design.

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