Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > 21st century life 21st century life All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Air pollution increases heart disease risk A study has found an association between air pollution and undesirable changes in cholesterol. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Why you should switch off for Earth Hour Are you an Earth Hour Grinch? It’s a bit Green Kitsch, and it’s not going to change the world. But you should still Switch off on Saturday night. Global warming hits harder 18 years later Since the last climate deal in 1997, the Earth has grown into a wilder, hotter and waterier place, and climate change is now regarded as a more urgent problem. Dust to dust: the rising demand for a natural burial More and more people are rethinking traditional burial methods. Fathima Simjee asks why – and what constitutes a ‘natural’ burial? How to survive load shedding Not looking forward to load shedding? Here are a few tips on how to survive a power outage. Mining disasters and rescues Harmony Gold praised its rescue team on Sunday evening, after it completed a 12-hour rescue mission to bring to the surface 486 mineworkers trapped 2.3km underground by a fire at Kusasalethu Gold mine. What causes these accidents? Body parts up for adoption "Adopting" a poisoned liver or an amputated leg may seem macabre, but it's an innovative way to fund essential medical education. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is accused of illegal building activities Members of the public are invited to submit comments regarding the 'illegal construction' of additional buildings at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town. World Toilet Day is no joke Imagine this: you are stricken with acute, severe diarrhoea in a public place. The catch: there is no toilet. Google follows in Jane Goodall's footsteps Fans of Google Street View can now follow the same trails that Dr Jane Goodall famously walked when studying the chimpanzees in Tanzania. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.