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When you think of green homes, it brings up an image of a hi-tech house in a rural area, with solar panels soaking up the sun’s free energy and a few wind turbines out the back to collect and convert more free energy. But now Robin Wilson has created a zero net energy home right in the centre of San Francisco suburbia. La Casa Verde in the Mission district is as green as they come.

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Rubbish cc currybet Cattle wandering in a smoldering forest in Brazil,
Penguins clinging to a melting glacier in Antarctica,
Shanty towns on top of a dump in Nigeria, and
Choking pollution in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.These and many other photographs, make up a picture story in the Guardian, of environments under threat. View these great photos here.

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