Entries in News (16)

Thursday
Jul132017

The Risks of  Activism

In a time where the environment faces an ever-growing threat at the hands private corporations and state neglect, activist activity is needed like never before. But standing up the environment can come with grave, sometimes life-threatening risks.

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Wednesday
Jul052017

How AI Can Provide A Sustainable Future 

Whether time isn’t on our side or human error is too great a factor, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a great addition to our lives. Applied already in many forms within many industries, global focus is ever shifting toward sustainability. So how can AI provide a sustainable future?

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Thursday
Jun292017

How Should We Approach Wildlife  Crime?

As demand rises for increasingly scarce animals so too does the fight against poaching. Many nations are looking to toughen up on wildlife crime. This is a look into a progressive way to tackle poaching and how we deal with wildlife crime.

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Monday
Jun192017

5 Coolest Archaeological Finds 

From Egyptian treasures to ancient scriptures, we humans have dug up some pretty incredible things through time. We’re here to give you an insight into 5 seriously cool archaeological finds – some of which are mysterious, hugely significant or simply awe-inspiring.

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Thursday
Jun152017

US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement: What Next? 

In June 2017, President Trump announced his withdrawal of the United States from the COP21 Climate Accord, making it one of only three countries that did not sign the agreement. Naturally, this action was met with frustration by parties, politicians and civilians all over the world.

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Thursday
Apr202017

NASA's Newest  Discovery

Earth is a world composed of water but we have now just discovered that we have ocean worlds all around us. Some which could possibly harbour life. So what is it about water that is so life giving?

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Monday
Mar132017

The Alberta Tar Sands: What Are  They?

So much attention is paid in environment news to the oil industry but one section of it is being overlooked. Canada is home to the Alberta Tar Sands, a vast area of land devoted entirely to inefficiently gathering the precious oil and leaving a sticky trail of destruction in its wake.

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Tuesday
Feb072017

The Silencing Of Environmental  Media

Climate change is one of the largest threats to national, social and economic security of our time but instead of being treated as such has become a partisan issue in the U.S. The Republican Party has long contested climate change, but now it seems the subject isn’t even up for discussion… 

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Tuesday
Oct112016

When Wellbeing Meets The Environment: Environment News 2nd-10th October

This weeks Environmentnews looks at the relationship between the enviroment and individuals.

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Thursday
Oct062016

Top 5 Mimics In Nature

Sometimes to get ahead in nature it helps to look like something else. Whether it’s to hide in plain sight, to attract unsuspecting prey, to defend against potential predators or even in the name of love, many organisms use mimicry to their advantage. Here are five of the best mimics in nature:

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Tuesday
Oct042016

"Red Ivory", Real Ivory and the Bees of Hawaii: Environment News 26th Sep - 4th Oct

This week's environment news hails the global conservation efforts of the CITES CoP17 conference in Johannesburg as well as a new designation for the protection of Hawaii's most threatened bees. here's you weekly news roundup:

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Thursday
Sep222016

The Future of Our Food: Hydroponics

With an ever increasing population, the increase of food sustainability is more important than ever. Will this initive solution to growing crops provide a solution? Our Journalism Intern investigates this new technique and discovers that it can even be occurring right under our feet!

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Wednesday
Sep212016

A Digital Renaissance: Africa

There has been a recent acceleration in the using of computer code globally. Whether it’s to revolutionize learning, orchestrate social change or solve the troubling issues of daily life, coding is swiftly making its stamp on our societies, especially within the African continent.

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Monday
Sep192016

Saving Lands, Saving Animals, Saving People: 6th -14th September

This week’s environment news will look at efforts being taken to save the bountiful Donana National Park, one Rwanda’s conservationists efforts to preserve the grey-crowned crane, and how Black Lives Matter demand their voice be heard amidst the climate crisis.

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Thursday
Aug042016

The Future: Will Animal Products Be Animal Free?

Many centuries ago it was necessary for us to use fur to keep the cold from killing us and we relied on the milk, meat and eggs of animals for sustenance. Fast forward to today and we don’t have quite the same needs that we once had. So could the future really behold animal products that are animal free?

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