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climate change, Student initiatives

Ocean Acidification: Climate Change’s Evil Twin

Posted on 20 July 2018 by roxane.hubert@gmail.com

GEP Student Blog “We are all aware of climate change, but we need to talk more about ocean change, and the effects of acidification” Peter Thomspon, UN Ambassador for the Oceans[1]. What is ocean acidification? Ocean Acidification is a relatively new issue on the environmental agenda and it requires urgent attention and action from the
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Student initiatives, Uncategorized

Help! I can’t afford to be eco-friendly!

Posted on 19 June 2018 by Natali Zhivkova

GEP Student Blog: How does plastic pollution affect our planet and why do people keep buying single-use plastics? Plastic: The Good, the Bad and the Questionable Plastic may be one of the most commonly used materials nowadays, but its mass production only began about 70 years ago after the end of the Second World War
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Student initiatives

GEP Student Blogging

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Hannah Hughes

Global Environmental Politics is a third year Politics and International Relations module. One of the student assignments for this course is a blog, where I ask students to blog on an environmental issue that is important to them and inform a non-expert reader about the social and political dimensions of the problem. The aim of
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Events, Workshop

Collaborating for Agricultural Sustainability

Posted on 13 June 2018 by Ludivine Petetin

Agricultural sustainability is not a luxury, but a fundamental requirement for our society. However, attaining this has proven challenging to say the least. With the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and global politics more generally, alongside further pressures posed by climate change, food insecurity and worldwide environmental degradation, achieving agri-sustainability becomes increasingly urgent. It was in this
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