The plastic pollution filling the world’s oceans exploded into popular conscience after the reveal of Blue Planet II, which horrified millions with its shots of vivid, deep blue seas polluted with floating plastic waste. What […]
Over 10 years ago, in 2008, students at Leeds participated in a referendum that saw a historic banning of the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the student union. Being the first Union in the country to do so, Leeds students held their heads high in being the forerunners of placing sustainability before profit.
Rising temperatures are leading to an increase in the proportion of female Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas), recent studies show. Studies carried out on beaches of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia show that a […]
“There is no away – because plastic is so permanent and so indestructible. When you cast it into the ocean, there is no away” Sir David Attenborough Plastics are almost in everything that we touch […]
Although Donald Trump has been in power for just 2 weeks, he has already stopped 2 major departments from interacting with the public and the press. These gag orders have been placed on the Department […]
The Animal Welfare Society ran a screening of the jaw dropping ‘Cowspiracy’. On Thursday 17th November, students gathered to watch the documentary that summarises the devastating effects animal agriculture is having on the environment. Intensive […]