Covid-19 has impacted far more than the healthcare system… it’s launched a direct attack on the ecosystem.
Leeds TUC join over 2,000 opponents of the Leeds-Bradford airport expansion.
Last year, the University of Leeds set itself ambitious targets in order to combat the rise of greenhouse gases and reduce its carbon footprint. The commitments made no specific reference to how the University was […]
Since the start of Lockdown seven weeks ago, UK air pollution levels have dropped and bicycle sales have soared as transport and industry have been grounded to a halt amidst growing public fears of contracting […]
In these dark times that we live in, many people have tried to find an upside to COVID-19, including the impact on the environment. This impact is undeniable. Air travel has dropped for the first […]
At a time as bleak as this, it’s only natural to look for a ray of hope. For many of us, that appeared when photos surfaced on Twitter of dolphins and swans returning to canals […]
The Welsh Government have revealed plans to ban single use plastics such as plastic straws, cotton buds and plastic cutlery. The legislation, which is still required to pass through government, aims to outlaw these single-use […]
Just mere weeks after campus closed, the University of Leeds campus has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area, selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]
It is estimated that the sea levels will have risen an extra 17 centimetres by 2100 as a result of Greenland and Antarctica losing ice faster than in the 1990’s. Findings, published in Nature, show […]
From 28th September, a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) is to be implemented by Leeds City Council, which will see daily charges apply to heavily polluting vehicles for entry into the city centre. The zone is […]
Image Credit- The Green Optimistic Whilst sport is hugely beneficial for both physical and mental health, some sporting activities can be harmful to the environment. Here’s a roundup of the Gryphon’s top six: Skydiving. Whilst this […]
Last month, the University of Leeds left Google behind, switching its default search engine to Ecosia. This web browser uses ad revenue to fund tree planting and environmental projects across the globe. In the short […]