Developments and poor management practices in mountain areas are increasing on private and government land and mountain wilderness is shrinking. Threats to South African mountains are numerous but mainly fall under the headings of unsustainable land use practices and potentially threatening situations.
Your carbon footprint is the measure of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) you release into the atmosphere through your day-to-day activities over a given period (World English Dictionary). Why should you care?
Crime statistics remind us that we cannot be careful enough. Police say that the better prepared, the greater the possibility of the victim surviving an attack with limited physical injury.
Approximately 5.5 million people are bitten by snakes each year, resulting in 400,000 amputations and between 20,000 and 125,000 deaths. This means that snake bite kills at least 300 people and may be responsible for as many as 1100 amputations every day world wide.