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 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? Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » The amazing mountains on Pluto Shark feeding frenzy caught on camera 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. How to survive load shedding Not looking forward to load shedding? Here are a few tips on how to survive a power outage. 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. High-protein diet not green The high-protein diet craze is bad news for the environment. Learn how to make greener dietary choices, yet still pack in plenty of protein. Jaded: has Green Fatigue got you? This World Environment Day (5 June 2014), the planet faces its worse threat yet: Green Fatigue. Fight it with these inspiring green-themed books and films. “ Latest comment on Health24 Godfrey Julies says... One rapist? Two bullets! Male rape still considered a joke in South Africa ” 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. Is it wrong to not want kids? As world population swells to 7.3 billion, more people are choosing to go "child-free" - but still feel criticised by "breeders", they say. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Up for grabs » Raw pet food a risky choice New finding on pet food scare Why do wet dogs stink? Win food for your pet Stand a chance of winning a lazy bed and new Hill’s Ideal Balance dog food! Cure your cough » Diagnosing a chronic cough The most abused over-the-counter drug in SA Five of the weirdest things to cause a cough Why are you coughing? A cough can be a symptom of a wide variety of different health conditions, ranging from a foreign body to infective diseases and even cancer.