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Running 7 continents to save water

According to the United Nations 1.8 billion people will experience absolute water scarcity by 2025. One Australian woman, Mina Guli, is on a 7-continent run to change all that.

Is your cotton shirt 'killing the earth'?

Cotton is cool and is used to make clothes, sheets and towels we use every day. But did you know that the cotton industry is the most pesticide-intensive crop grown on the planet?

Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home?

Radon is a dangerous radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. It has no smell, colour or taste and it can seep into your home from the ground, via water and building materials. Why is SA's government not alerting the public to the dangers and just how worried should we be? Health24 takes a closer look.

Residents suffer as drought rages on

For thirsty Qwaqwa residents in the Free State, their next drink of water is more likely to come on wheels instead of from the tap as reservoir water levels run low.

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