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Asian honey bees

By |2019-09-13T10:25:57+00:00September 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Asian honey bees, Java strain, were first detected in Cairns in 2007. They are an adaptable bee species found throughout Asia and some islands of the Asia Pacific. They are established in far north Queensland and cannot be eradicated. Tools and resources have been developed to help the community and pest control industry with managing [...]

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Benefits of a Good Ventilation System

By |2019-09-13T10:18:41+00:00September 7th, 2019|news|

There's no denying that fresh air is essential to humans - we need it to survive. In an ideal world we would be outside all day long breathing in clean, pure air. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We often have to be inside in poorly ventilated spaces, which can be detrimental to our health. [...]

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Fire in the Amazon, Why is this a big deal?

By |2019-09-13T10:38:39+00:00August 31st, 2019|news|

Everyone on the planet benefits from the health of the Amazon. As its trees take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen, the Amazon plays a huge role in pulling planet-warming greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere. Without it, climate change speeds up. But as the world’s largest rainforest is eaten away by logging, mining, and [...]

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Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

By |2019-09-13T10:47:03+00:00August 22nd, 2019|house, news|

We’re fortunate to be living in an era dominated by technology and innovation. Smart technology, transportation efficiencies and useful apps are everywhere, making it easier for all of us to live more efficiently. So, with all of this amazing innovation, I often wonder why so many people still aren’t living greener. If all of us [...]

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Different Ways to Power Your Home With Renewable Energy

By |2019-09-13T10:51:52+00:00August 15th, 2019|house, news|

Unless you're rich, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to save a couple bucks. One of the best ways to cut your monthly bills is by investing in renewable energy. Not from the power plant, but stuff you can scare up yourself. Using renewable energy to power your home can reduce or completely [...]

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How to go plastic free

By |2019-09-13T10:57:19+00:00August 7th, 2019|house, news|

Plastic has become one of the most harmful materials to our environment. From polluting oceans and harming wildlife, to filling up landfills for decades without decomposing, this material is having devastating short term and long term effects on our planet. The main culprits are the companies producing these products. Plastic is cheap, economical, and easy to mold, so [...]

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The invasive yellow crazy ant

By |2019-09-13T11:04:31+00:00July 31st, 2019|house, news|

The invasive yellow crazy ant problem sweeping far north Queensland The Government is spending millions to fix this catastrophic issue that has driven people out of their homes and forced them to get rid of their pets. It’s a problem so intense it’s left Australians and their pets blind, caused them horrific burns and forced [...]

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Sydney funnel web spider

By |2019-09-13T10:35:47+00:00July 24th, 2019|house, spiders|

Probably the most notorious of all spiders, Sydney Funnel-webs have a fearsome reputation. Most of this is deserved, but some is exaggerated. Identification Sydney Funnel-webs are shiny, dark brown to black spiders with finger-like spinnerets (silk-spinning organs) at the end of their abdomen. Males have a large mating spur projecting from the middle of their [...]

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‘The new asbestos’: Hidden mould affecting Canberrans on the rise

By |2019-09-13T11:29:14+00:00July 8th, 2019|house, mould, news|

Health experts are warning of a growing number of patients suffering from symptoms such as chronic fatigue, cramps and joint pain brought on by mould. Alarmingly, many cases are believed to have been caused by mould hidden in roofs and wall cavities in homes.   Professional mould cleaners in Canberra have reported a surge in [...]

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