North West farmers have been warned of an expected increase of animal ticks, internal worms, flies and mosquitoes that are carrying diseases due to the heavy rains experienced recently in the province.
According to the provincial Department of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services unit, most of the ticks that will be hatching will be carrying the diseases already, resulting in increased incidences of diseases such as Gall sickness, Red-water, Heart-water and Spirochetosis. READ MORE
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Many of us now know how important it is to try and do what we can to be as environmentally-friendly as possible and recycling and sustainability are two words that feature far more prominently in our everyday language than they did in the past.
If you asked a percentage of people to name a critical component of our everyday life, the responses you would get are sure to include the obvious elements that we all need like water and air but steel would barely get a mention. READ MORE
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The great thing about hobbies is that you can never have too many. A hobby allows you the freedom to do something you enjoy during your spare time. It provides an opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people, and De-stress.
Whether you are in the market for a new hobby or not, have you considered the environmental impact of your current favorite activities? Believe it or not, there are actually a number of different eco-friendly hobby opportunities, both indoors and outdoors. READ MORE
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Far from being anti-science, environmentalism is the future in a world of finite resources and global perils, concludes Joachim Radkau in The Age of Ecology
IT IS a new Enlightenment, a lodestar for our intellectual and political life in the 21st century. Far from being romantic, anti-science and anti-progress, environmentalism is the future in a world of finite resources and global perils. So concludes The Age of Ecology, a pioneering and highly readable history. READ MORE
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The Coca-Cola Company has teamed up with WWF to help protect polar bears and their habitat by matching donations up to $1 million by February 15, 2014.
The Coca-Cola Company like most large companies has a mixed reputation – good, bad and ugly – yet they can put one more check in the good column this month. The Coca-Cola Company has teamed up with WWF to help protect polar bears and their habitat by matching donations up to $1 million by February 15, 2014. Coke began working with WWF’s polar bear conservation efforts in 2007 and launched their ‘Arctic Home Campaign’ in North America during the 2011 holiday season. READ MORE
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