MUST HAVE ECO-BUY: TOOTHBRUSH

One thing everybody owns is a toothbrush (well, as you’d hope, for hygiene’s sake). But what are toothbrushes made of? Plastic. And what’s wrong with plastic? Well, every piece of plastic ever made still exists. It’s not biodegradable, so millions of tonnes of the stuff ends up in waterways, oceans, as litter, or piling high in […]

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OVERFISHING

Our oceans make up over three quarters of the planet, and are home to over 80% of all life on Earth – much of which is still unexplored. These oceans play a vital role in driving our weather systems, creating the air we breathe, feeding billions of people, and creating a home for a vast […]

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GUIDE TO BEEKEEPING

Since I was a young girl, I’ve always been fascinated by bees, as my grandfather was a beekeeper. I remember my brothers and I running past the hives with hundreds of bees flying about, minding their own business. I find it surprising that so many people are scared of bees – they only sting when […]

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WELCOME.

Hi there world! This blog is a platform upon which I intend to share information about my passions; travelling, and keeping our environment beautiful through advocating conservation & sustainability. That’s where the blog title “ubuntu” comes in. Ubuntu is a term originating from the Nguni people in South Africa, which represents the idea of the […]

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