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EJRU News: Eco-Social series, field trips and research activities

Posted on 9 October 2018 by Hannah Hughes

Eco-Social Series Begins The EJRU and Centre of Legal Studies seminar series, which aims to explore inter- relationships between the ecological and the social through New Materialism, kicked-off last month with a workshop. The speakers took us on an intense journey, which started with Professor Margaret Davies (Flinders University, Australia) exploration of the place and
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Imagining the Eco-Social—Speaker Series

Posted on 29 August 2018 by Anna Grear

  ‘Imagining the Eco-Social: New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene’—A Speaker Series wrestling with the need for a new way of being-in-the-world There is no doubt that human beings—and all other ‘Earthlings’—face an uncertain and risky future. Everywhere in the news, intimations of ecological collapse seem to arrive like an incoming tidal flow—while the Earth
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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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