As hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes make their way around the globe just as they do every year, Hollie Tuffnell contemplates the relationship human activities have with climate change.
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 […]
Increasing awareness of environmental issues in recent years has meant that many of us have made changes to our lifestyles, whether that’s buying a reusable water bottle, shopping second-hand or eating less meat. However, we […]
The UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change has now had two out of their four allotted meetings held to tackle the meaty challenge of deciding how the government should meet the legally binding target […]
It’s Self Care Sunday – maybe you draw yourself a bath surrounded by a six pack of vanilla scented tealights, or you play some Lo-fi beats accompanied by burning a stick of incense as you […]
There is much focus on reducing meat consumption, recycling and reducing driving or flying when we think of changes we can make in a bid to reduce our carbon footprints. Rarely mentioned is avoiding the […]
While often neglected in favour of sexier sources of greenhouse gases, the massive worldwide demand for concrete means that, as of 2016, the chemical and thermal processes in cement production contributed about 8% of global […]
October 1st saw what has been branded as “one of the biggest marketing campaigns in Costa’s history”. Yes, I’m talking about their phenomenal free drink giveaway which granted every single customer the drink of their […]
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 […]