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Sustainability is what any eco–system must have: the power to keep itself in balance over time. If a resource gets used (say a wallaby eats some grass) that resource must be able to renew itself (the grass has time to grow back before the wallaby returns), or else the whole system collapses. It's a basic principle of life, but people often ignore it.

So this is our most technical section. Couran Cove has taken some huge steps forward in terms of 'green' living on a large scale. New and sometimes revolutionary plans were drawn up to provide clean drinking water, remove sewage and kitchen scraps, and educate staff and guests.

We also spend time examining the choices Couran Cove made about providing electricity to the resort and talk to the designers of the eco-cabins about how these holiday homes were fitted into the existing landscape.

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