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What does healthy really mean?

Health is the hot topic of 2020! From covid-19 itself, to re-thinking mental wellbeing in a world of social distancing. We’re even reflecting on how we’re impacting the health of the natural world with the news regularly reporting…

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Stop Ecocide – Change the Law

Law student Charlotte Homer explains how the large-scale destruction of nature will soon be legally as serious as genocide and war crimes. What is Ecocide? Ecocide, by definition, is the large-scale systematic destruction of the natural living world…

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Sustainability in a Anthropogenic World

2014 was the warmest year around the globe ever recorded and 2019 was the warmest year in Europe. 2020 has seen Australia fighting one of its worst bushfire seasons known to exist in the country, fuelled by record-breaking…

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7 world-changing women we should all know about

International Women’s Day is all about celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality. Today and throughout history there are and have been many women achieving great things for sustainability; climate activist Greta Thunberg,…

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3 facts all chocolate lovers need to know

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction after a dash to the vending machine in the short break of a lecture. I’m still not convinced by the new M&M version of the treasured Cadbury’s Mini Eggs (?!), but I’m…

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Considering an ‘ethical’ career?

My name is Nikki and I’m a 1st year student at UoG, studying Geography full time. I’m also the part-time Communications Officer for the Sustainability Team. Not surprisingly, my choice of degree and employment stemmed from my desire…

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National Student Volunteering Week: How and why to get involved

Fun Fact – this is the 19th year that National Student Volunteering week has taken place. NSVW is running from 10th – 16th Feb in 2020 and its all about getting involved with the community – helping you…

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How to be a happier, healthier and more sustainable spender

It’s National Student Money Week (3rd-7th Feb) and this year’s theme is ‘Spend Healthy, Live Healthy: Sustainable Money.’ But what does that actually mean? How we spend our money can impact our health, our communities and the environment,…

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Do you care where your money goes?

They say money makes the world go round, but what other impact is it having on our planet? The way we spend, store and invest our money can have significant impacts on pressing issues such as climate change,…

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20 resolutions for a smarter 2020!

It’s a new year and a new decade! So, if there’s ever a time to create some positive change in your life, now is surely it!  We all know New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to stick by…

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