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Shark safety tips: sorting out fact from fiction

The probability of being bitten by a shark is statistically extremely low. There were 72 shark bites, three of them fatal, reported worldwide in 2014. Here's what you need to know to stay safe in warm waters.

How bees naturally vaccinate their babies

Bees have a unique ability to naturally immunise their young against diseases - a process that scientists hope to enhance to better protect bees from environmental dangers.

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.

Should hunting in Africa be banned?

African countries face pressure to ban hunting, but this 'sport' may contribute to conservation efforts by generating money for breeding programmes. But getting the right laws in place remains a challenge.

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