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Oil Peak

( Article Type: Opinion )

Oil is the quintessential commodity in the modern industrial economy. Although the industrial revolution was initially powered by coal, since the first commercial oil well was drilled in Pennsylvania in 1859 oil has gained increasing prominence a

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Organic Certification

( Article Type: Opinion )

Organic certification in South Africa has been done primarily through formal certification by several certification agencies operating in the country.

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Organic Farming

( Article Type: Explanation )

Organic farming is the way that our food was grown for thousands of years and is nothing new. What IS new is the indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides that are now being used to grow our food.

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Organic Food

( Article Type: Opinion )

Organic food production is about ethically producing food in a way that does no harm to the environment, that is abundant with nutrients, and provides the humans and animals that eat this food with vibrant health and well being

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( Article Type: Explanation )

Oxygen is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas that is essential to life on earth. Its most important compound is water (H2O).

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( Article Type: Explanation )

The ozone layer occurs in the upper atmosphere (strato-sphere) surrounding the earth. It protects life on earth by absorbing most of the harmful ultra-violet rays (such as UV-B radiation) coming from the sun before they reach the earth.

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