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Gardening, Need to know

Hemp trumps cotton

By: Steven Daniel So the research for this article started off with looking at Cotton Facts on Cotton SA, and admittedly it really didn’t look that bad. It only takes 3% of the agricultural area of the world and produces…

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Stop Shell’s Seismic Destruction

Shell has announced it will start a seismic survey in search of oil or gas deposits from Morgan Bay to Port St Johns on December 1. There was no public participation process and I have asked for the Environmental Impact Assessment…

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Need to know, Wellness

Five benefits of CBD

Do you suffer from the misery of pain, inflammation, anxiety, stress, or insomnia? Take a leaf out of Mother Nature’s book and turn to CBD as an alternative therapy to treat a range of conditions.¹ Throughout history, human beings have…

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Food, Need to know

Addicted to Sugar

By Melissa Baird In the last issue of Green Home magazine I ran a review on the book that offers an 8 week programme to kick the sugar and carb habit. I never believed I would write about this issue…

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Food, Need to know

The Darker Side of Chocolate

By Amy-Lee Williams It is incomprehensible to imagine that there could be anything wrong with chocolate. Chocolate has perfection lovingly mixed into its ingredients; it is there to comfort all sorrows, inspire new love, mend broken hearts and bring the…

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Food, Need to know

Composting solutions for food security

A couple of centuries ago Thomas Malthus argued that since population multiplies geometrically, and food production arithmetically, population will eventually outstrip the food supply. Fossil fuels and the ‘green revolution’ helped us dodge this bullet, but unless we come up…

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