Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth EnviroHealth All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News My sweat is green Don’t waste that muscle power – a fit body is a potent tool to help the planet. Join the green gym movement. EnviroHealth News Carbon footprint of shoes damaging environment Study finds the bulk of shoes’ carbon footprint comes from manufacturing processes. More in EnviroHealth News Scientists explore future tropical rainfall Scientists say humans are causing global climate change Climate change killing off plants and animals Livestock still a major emissions source Animals What your cat gets up to 'Kitty cams' on roaming cats reveal that we’ve underestimated these skilled hunters: their impact on local wildlife can be devastating. Is it time to rein them in? See all Animals » Green tips Cake of soap recipe This fun Reuse tip from one of our readers is a great way not to let all those annoying little end bits of soap go to waste. See all Green tips » Climate and pollution Why car heat is a child-killer Children's bodies are especially vulnerable to the effects of heatstroke. A car interior – even for a few minutes on a mild day – can quickly become a death trap. See all Climate and pollution » Take action Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Earth Hour 2013 Ecoroofs and Living Walls 21st century life What is environmental health? Environmental health deals with how the environment affects human health. Exposure to pollution, toxic chemicals, radiation, microbes and physical hazards are important aspects. See all 21st century life » Faqs Which meat harms the planet most? We should aim to cut back on meat-eating generally, but some kinds, like lamb and beef, have a much higher carbon footprint than others. See all Faqs » Hazards and disasters Don't get struck by lightning Lightning is an underrated natural hazard. Thunderstorms are frequent over large parts of the country, especially in summer, and death and injury from lightning not uncommon. See all Hazards and disasters » advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.