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 […]Read more "MUST HAVE ECO-BUY: TOOTHBRUSH"
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 […]Read more "OVERFISHING"
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 […]Read more "GUIDE TO BEEKEEPING"
Palm oil. It’s a product which has gained infamy over the years, but what’s the big deal? If you don’t know much about palm oil, here’s a little run down. Palm oil is harvested from the fruit of the African oil palm tree, which is able to grow in hot climates such as those occurring in […]Read more "What’s the deal with palm oil?"
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 […]Read more "WELCOME."