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Biodiversity loss: An irreversible threat?

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Tobias Lawrence examines the alarming reality of biodiversity loss and what this means for the future...

New solar panels installed on King’s Gate

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Solar Panels were installed on top of King’s Gate on the 25th of August. Newcastle University’s Sustainability Team announced the installation of solar panels as part of their...

Mauritius oil spill threatens wildlife and protests call for government resignation

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Eleanor Norton examines the recent oil spill in Mauritius and protests fuelled by a controversial government response...

Return & recycle: A new lease of life for unwanted cosmetics

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Lily Holbrook reports on the new return and recycle scheme for unwanted cosmetics ...

Scientists propose an innovative new biodiversity target

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After shortfalls in tackling the biodiversity crisis, and an increase in pressure to save threatened species, environmental policy experts have teamed up to propose a new...

Post-pandemic plans for a green future

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In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, 207 business leaders have called for measures to sustain a greener future post-pandemic. But what does this mean for economic...

Tree loss progressing at an alarming rate

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Patrick Harland discusses how an area of primary forest the size of a football pitch was lost every six seconds in 2019. ...

India cuts CO2 emissions for first time in decades

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Characterised by dust, smog and smoke, India’s bustling streets are known for its air pollution. But with a downturn in the demand for coal power in light of the pandemic,...

The global fight against Earth’s sixth mass extinction

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Given the biodiversity crisis faced by our planet, conservation has never been so important. Currently, we are undergoing biodiversity decline at a rate of tens to hundreds of...

Wales planning to ban all single-use plastics from 2021

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The Welsh Government revealed plans earlier this week to ban a wide range of single-use plastics, a proposal expected to be passed into legislation following an upcoming...