The Environmental Impacts of Recreational Drugs

by Rebecca Gutteridge The vast majority of us consider the environmental impacts of our bus or car ride into college, try to reduce food waste, and recycle – then why the cognitive dissonance when it comes to drugs? The legality surrounding drugs often means they are sourced through friends, dealers or the dark web, removingContinue reading “The Environmental Impacts of Recreational Drugs”

IPCC Report Results: Disappointed but Not Surprised

by Faye Murphy On the 27th of February, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was published. The publication was the second volume of the sixth assessment report from the IPCC, which analyses 34,000 studies, including 270 authors from 67 countries. It provides one of the most comprehensive examinations of theContinue reading “IPCC Report Results: Disappointed but Not Surprised”

In need of a Tuning Fork: healing wildlife against noise pollution

By Becca Payling When we think of pollution, we think of smog-filled cities, a rusty pipe spewing chemicals into an algae-choked river; perhaps if you’ve watched Blue Planet II- a plastic bag in the ocean. Air, water, and plastic pollution are the three major pollutive threats to animals-, but less of a din is madeContinue reading “In need of a Tuning Fork: healing wildlife against noise pollution”

UN Sustainable Development Goals Explained

By Faye Murphy All 193 UN member states signed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September of 2015. The SDGs aim to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. These goals replaced the previous Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which emphasised helping those in developing countries. The SDGs areContinue reading “UN Sustainable Development Goals Explained”