For National Marine Week, our Communications Manager Sarah Ford-Hutchinson – a surfer, snorkeler and freediver – explains what the sea means to her and why reducing harm to the ocean can be a private act.
The University of Edinburgh has just launched its Adaptation Framework based on a whole institution approach as part of commitments in our Climate Change Strategy, Zero by 2040. Liz Vander Meer, Climate Policy Manager, talks through the Framework.
We have scoured this year’s Fringe programme for some of the best socially responsible and sustainable events on offer. That being said, as all well-seasoned Fringe-goers know, you never know for sure what a show is going to be like until you give it a try.
Aster graduated in 2015 with an MSc in Environmental Sustainability. Find out how her dissertation project has turned into a research position with the Institute of Geography.
Our student reporter, Franziska Schmidt, reflects on ‘Rewilding the World: with George Monbiot and Alan Watson Featherstone.
Continue reading Visions of a Wilder World: Thoughts from Franziska Schmidt
Our student reporter Maria shares her thoughts on ‘Rewilding the World: with George Monbiot and Alan Featherstone’.
Hope. It’s a depleted resource these days. With constantly growing concerns over the fate of the economy, society and the environment, it seems that there’s little to keep our sagging chins up for. We’re doomed: I’ve even heard it passed off as a statement of resigned fact in lectures. By and large, you’re meant to accept what you hear in lectures, or at least consider it an educated opinion. Surely, if the educated opinion is foretelling the imminent downfall of the Earth, then something needs to be done, and fast. Continue reading Rewilding the World: Thoughts from Maria Bateson
Rewiliding the World put George Monbiot, environmental and political journalist, alongside Alan Featherstone, the founder and Executive Director of conservation charity Trees For Life. They provided a balance of persuasive and engaging rhetoric, and, importantly, sound empirical evidence to back it up.