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Palm Oil: the environment’s silent killer

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Tyler Naumann What do peanut butter, shampoo, mayonnaise, and moisturising cream have in common? Here’s the answer: palm oil. Palm oil is the most common form of vegetable oil that is used in many products, and comes from the palm fruit grown on the African oil palm tree. The use …

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5 Plants that will purify your air

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Tyler Naumann It is so lovely to grow plants on your windowsill, in your room, or outside in your garden, not only for the health and well-being of the environment, but for personal health as well. Some indoor plants naturally purify the air and remove harmful toxins, and these ones …

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New Animal Conservation Status

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Tyler Naumann It happened to the Dodo bird, and we know it’s happening to the Black Rhinoceros, the extinction of an entire animal species is a very tragic mark in history.  Of course, we never want this to happen, however there are major threats to the environment and their inhabitants. …

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The month of meteor showers

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Tyler Naumann Indeed, April is an exciting month for the sky. As Earth passes through the tail of Halley’s Comet as well as the event of the Lyrids Meteor Shower , the sky will be flashing and firing with activity, and the moon will also provide us with the clearest …

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Johannesburg’s car-free October

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By Tyler Naumann During the month of October, the City of Johannesburg will be hosting the world’s second EcoMobility World Festival and Exhibition. Various main roads and streets will be closed in the office and shopping districts of Sandton and will only be accessible via public transport. Executive mayor of …

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