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environment Tag Archive

Malaysia’s last Sumatran rhino no more

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Kristina Flexman on the demise of the last known individual in Malaysia of a critically endangered species...

Have an eco-friendly Christmas

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Meg Blount avoids excessive Christmas consumerism with her environmental gift guide....

Time to change: University opens up Climate Conversation

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The University releases almost 40,000 tonnes of carbon per year as scope one emissions....

The latest from November Student Council

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Rebecca Johnson and Charlotte Boulton share the latest updates from November's Student Council...

Uluru closes and Kyoto bans photography: is it time to re-evaluate how we approach travelling?

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In the aftermath of two major changes in travel, Beth Robson discusses the impact of tourism on our planet and how we should strive to be more culturally conscious travellers...

Greta makes her mark in the insect world

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Emma Monaghan on an incredibly small, yet powerful tribute to the good work done by Greta Thunberg ...

Does Bristol’s Wave pool survive the eco-test?

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Lily Holbrook on the newest attraction in Bristol - an outdoor wave pool - and whether it is a boon or a bane to the environment. ...

Fireworks: is it time we fire them for the sake of our environment?

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Is our fascination with fireworks actually just an extremely selfish way of harming our environment even more?...

Will Grey Street’s potential car ban drive us mad?

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If you’re a reusable bottle-toting, recycling mad, environmental nut, you’ll be pleased to hear that Newcastle City Council recently revealed ambitions to ban cars from Grey...

What are the Uni doing about the climate emergency? The Courier speaks to the Sustainability Team

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Back in April, Newcastle University, along with many other universities, declared a climate emergency. But what practical steps has the university taken to minimise its effect on...