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GOOD CAUSE: The Gift of Sight

Most sunglasses are designed to save your own eyes from the sun’s damaging rays, but shades from Kayu Designs also save someone else’s vision.  For each pair purchased, Kayu (which means wood in Malay) donates money for one sight-restoring surgery in the developing world, where 80% of blindness is preventable.  Additionally, the glasses are made from sustainable bamboo.

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Stop Global Warming: The Sad Truth Video

This video is outstanding, moving and thought provoking. It’s hard not to take global warming seriously after watching this. We’re not just saving the planet for our own benefit, after all. Do just a little more today and tomorrow than you did yesterday.

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Clear the Air eMagazine October 20, 2009

The latest Clear the Air magazine from Marquette Turner Luxury Homes features a handful of green, eco-friendly and environmentally conscious articles.

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Sustainable House Day

Luxury real estate can be even more luxurious thanks to Sustainable House Day as recently reported in Green Pages and being held by ANZES. Whether looking for Sydney real estate, Melbourne real estate, Brisbane real estate or anywhere in fact, you can visit green homes and see how to use renewable energies and resources.

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Interior Design: The EcoSmart Fireplace

Environmentally friendly green living is at the front of many designers’ thoughts, and the EcoSmart fire from Australia which utilisies denatured ethanol as its renewable energy source, is stunning at the same time, as luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes.

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Eco-Friendly: Your Bathroom can be an Eco-System

Designer Jun Yasumoto has created one, using the principles of phyto-purification, a filtering process that recycles the water that is wasted. Normally used in ecological purification systems, an organic system re-cycles the water from the shower and basin allowing it to be reused.

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Environment: What is You Ecological Footprint?

Your Ecological Footprint is the measurement used to calculate how much human pressure we place on our planet. Christine Watson calculated hers and was quite horrified with the result.

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2009 July 10 – Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

The weekend edition of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine includes articles on Sydney real estate, Michael Marquette’s View from the Bridge on the Economy, Unemployment and Real Estate, Uluru, Swine Flu, Prawn Recipe, Sydney real estate report, the Louvre, Rental Property, Sunshine Beach real estate auction, Solar & Wind energy, You Tube, Zig Ziglar, Lee J Colan, real estate podcasts, luxury homes, Stockton real estate, Coffs Coast real estate, Tweet Coast real estate, Vanuatu, Eco-Projects, Hervey Bay real estate, Scotts Head real estate, Nambucca Heads real estate, riverfront and waterfront real estate in Sawtell.

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Architecture: Carbon Neutral Living at Co-Op Canyon

Co-Op Canyon, a conceptual design created by Standard Architects, is inspired by the cliff dwellings of the Anasazi Indians has been designed as a sustainable, carbon netural environment for 1000 habitants.

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