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Fears for endangered wildlife after New Zealand earthquake

Fears for endangered wildlife after New Zealand earthquake

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook New Zealand On Monday is thought to have caused significant damage to wildlife after colonies and breeding grounds were destroyed by landslides and aftershocks. An undersea canyon approximately 800 metres off the coast of…
Can a Meat-Free Diet save our Planet?

Can a Meat-Free Diet save our Planet?

Growth of meat consumption contributes to global warming, pollution, deforestation, land degradation, water scarcity and species extinction. Denise Minichini uncovers how a meat-free diet can help protect our environment. Edited by Nina Nagel The average British person eats 84.2 kilograms…
Gov approved fracking puts the New Forest in danger

Gov approved fracking puts the New Forest in danger

With the government giving no time for a Commons Debate on allowing fracking under UK National Parks, the New Forest is one of the many protected sites that will see fracking under its grounds. The new regulations will allow fracking…
Floods may destroy Bournemouth homes

Floods may destroy Bournemouth homes

1,800 houses in Bournemouth are at risk of being damaged if another flash flood occurs in the future, a Bournemouth council flood risk report states. Following the flash flooding all across Bournemouth in the last few days, the Council have…
SUBU introduce: The Green TaskForce

SUBU introduce: The Green TaskForce

SUBU’s Green Taskforce are running a ‘Make your own wild flower seed-bomb’ at the Atrium on Friday, 11am-5pm, in order to raise awareness of the decline in bees that pollinate one third of our crops. Bournemouth University is the 11th…
Millions to take part in Earth Hour

Millions to take part in Earth Hour

This year’s Earth Hour is expected to involve millions of people world wide. Millions of people are to switch of their lights for an hour this evening, including iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building and…