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An Ecological Gardener’s Handbook

Valerie Payn has shared her work in ecological gardening in previous newsletters. Now the printed copy of her book is out, so if you’re looking for something special for a fellow Earth Keeper, this makes a perfect gift. Here she explains what ecological gardening is all about and why it is important. An Ecological Gardeners […]

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McDonald’s commits to sourcing cage-free eggs

On 14 November McDonald’s South Africa announced that it would implement a cage-free policy when it came to the sourcing of their eggs, transitioning  to a 100% cage-free supply chain by 2025. This comes after continued efforts from Human Society International and other animal welfare organisations, including our One Web of Life programme,  to engage […]

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Compassion in our food systems

With the slogan, ‘WE’RE NOT LOVIN’ IT, MCDONALD’S SA!’ four local animal protection groups – including SAFCEI through the One Web of Life (OWL) programme – are asking McDonalds South Africa to join its counterparts in Canada and the US in phasing out the use of battery chickens. An online petition started in March this year […]

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