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The Humble Cucumber Is Actually A Little Gem.

And not just for its nutritional benefits... 1. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror: it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.

Monkey In Chinese Astrology

If you were born in 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980 or 1992, then you are a Monkey in Chinese astrology. They are desicribed as intelligent and able to influence people. An enthusiastic achiever, you are easily discouraged and confused. Your best matches are with a Dragon or a Rat and beware the Tiger.

Chinese Goose Or Swan Goose

Anser cygnoides

Story Time - The Monkey And The Crocodile

Monkey and Crocodile: Some time long ago, Crocodile and Monkey were very great friends. Crocodile lived in the river and Monkey lived on a tree which was there at the bank of the river. One day, Crocodile invited Monkey to his home for a feast. However, Monkey asked Crocodile how he could reach his home and yet he did not know how to swim. "Aaa! That is no problem!" Crocodile told Monkey. "I'll just carry you on my back and swim with you!"

Save Our Monkeys - Mauritius Exports Up To 10,000 Monkeys A Year To Labs

Save Our Monkeys is a campaign to raise awareness about the cruel exploitation of the monkeys of Mauritius.

The Ethical Eco Baby: Sustainable Diaper Choices

Eco babies. Eco diapers. Because the Earth matters - it does!

Eco Eating

Eco-Eating: Eating as if the Earth Matters (it does!)

Innovative Eco Products In Japan

What is an example of an innovative product? Examples of product innovation by a business might include a new product's invention; technical specification and quality improvements made to a product; or the inclusion of new components, materials or desirable functions into an existing product.

Biodegradable Products, Eco-friendly Compostable

Thankfully consumers have forced a shift to more biodegradable products.

The Eco Design Initiative

An eco design innitiative.

National Bird Week Educational Packages For Schools

(BirdLife South Africa's national bird week educational packages have just been released.  Dale's announcement can be seen below.  Kindly assist us by getting this information to school's in your area and remember that these lesson plans can be used throughout the year and not just next week.) Please see the below information regarding material for the up-coming bird week. Please direct your queries to Kathleen or Nikki as outlined below, or download the materials as suggested.

The Duck Song

A fun funky kiddie song.

Tour The World

Tour the world! Its such fun to meet new people and see new places.

On Tour At Monkeyland In Plettenberg Bay

Take a tour through the forest of Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary with our senior guide Bert Vos. Learn how the environment these primates live in encourages them to overcome their past lives in captivity and realize their true wild nature. The relationships they have with one another is incredibly unique from anywhere else in the world and it is an amazing opportunity to see them eat, play, swing and even sing in the forest. We hope that you enjoy this short video and urge you to visit us the ...

The Spider Monkey Song

Watch and listen to this awesome spider monkey song.

The 60-second Biography

Martin Hatchuel Executive summary Freelance writer & communicator for hire: specialist in tourism. Background in science, with a powerful ability to translate scientific concepts and jargon into language the lay public can understand. Also experienced in project management of web sites (with strong abilities in developing site architecture, creating content, etc.) and of print and advertising projects (brochures, adverts, etc.). And I enjoy making photographs and videos, and writing st...

More On Deterring Visiting Baboons

WHEN BABOONS ARE RAIDING YOUR HOME: The first question to ask yourself when you feel that your wild neighbors are crossing boundaries, entering your property or home and taking what you feel should belong to you, is “what is attracting these baboons here?” Once you have discovered whether it is an exotic fruit tree, your compost heap, black garbage bag or the fruit bowl left on your kitchen table, you then have the choice to remove the attraction. The answer to avoid having your prop...

Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar Official Trailer #1 (2014)

The island of lemurs - Madagascar

Birds Of Eden A Must See

When you are in South Africa, you should stop by The Garden Route and visit Birds of Eden.  This award-winning sanctuary is the World's largest single dome free-flight bird aviary.

Golden Hands Of Eden By Dylan Cherry

Dylan Cherry filmed this stunning video while he studied at the Beyound Borders Film School