Factory farming is cruel, wreaks havoc on our bodies and accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than all transport combined. Yet, in our profit-driven society, these methods still remain.
Food security in Southern Africa is under threat. Later this month, the Institute for International Research will present its inaugural Food Security Summit, dedicated to tackling this issue.
Chances are that a number of food-based and environmental stressors are adversely affecting your health, putting pressure on your biological function and taxing you away from your optimum health potential.
The City of Johannesburg has initiated a dialogue on the topic of climate change and its impact on human health. The aim is to initiate discussion between various stakeholders, as we are already starting to experience intense heat waves and poor air quality.
Earlier this week a report entitled Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Children in South Africa was launched by the Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria.