Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Green tips Green tips All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Improved sunscreen Research has found a stronger link between skin cancer and exposure to UVA in sunlight than previously thought, leading to updated international standards for sunscreen. 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 Don't let hotel bedbugs ruin your vacation Here's how to protect yourself from blood-sucking parasites that may be sharing your hotel suite New natural wonder: Giant living SA flag A huge South African flag, made up of millions of coloured desert plants and solar panels, will soon be visible in the Karoo – and from space. Lightning safety tips South Africa has one of the highest lightning ground strike densities in the world, and every year in summer rainfall areas lives are lost to this underrated natural hazard. But lightening also strikes in winter. Here's what you need to know. Why drivers inhale more pollutants Should drivers be the ones wearing the gas masks? Facial scrubs choking the oceans The campaign against micro-beads is heating up. These tiny plastic balls, used in many body products, get into waterways, fish - and your gums. Know how to avoid them. Detox your garage Paint, paint thinners, benzene, paraffin, mineral spirits, turpentine, lubricating/motor oils, petrol and carbon monoxide are just some of the dangerous substances lurking in the average garage or tool shed. Marine life drowning in sea of trash 2 million cigarettes, "ghost" fishing gear, a loaded handgun, a voodoo doll, a wedding dress and a kitchen sink - a small sample of the trash found on beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day. Your ticket to Nature Celebrate spring with free access to SA National Parks. What to feed birds around your house Feeding garden birds is more than just a pleasant past-time: it can contribute to their welfare and conservation too. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.