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What are microbeads and why could they be banned?

Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, has announced plans to ban the use of microbeads in cosmetic products by the end of 2017, in…

How Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’ will combat climate change

The ‘Great Green Wall’ was planned to be a 9 mile wide streak of trees, running through the 11 countries that touch the Southern border of the Sahara’s Sahel desert.…

Review: The Wimps Show

There’s no shortage of improvised comedy at the Fringe, but this may well be some of the most amusing, and consistently well executed. Their premise is simple: 3 ‘players’ on…

The EU Referendum: a “disaster” for British science?

There has been considerable debate surrounding the upcoming EU referendum, and around which choice would be the most successful politically, socially, and economically. However a newer argument has emerged: concern…

Five sperm whales washed up on England’s east coast

Five sperm whales have been found washed up on the east coast of England, and their deaths point to a worrying trend: beachings such as these are on the rise.…