A Student Writes

Carbon Forestry: Environmental Asset Or Liability?

John Gould
| 9th November 2012
Carbon forestry provides a low-cost and low-risk means for investors to hedge their carbon responsibilities.

John Gould asks how a new type of arboreal landscape, designed to sequester carbon from the atmosphere, will impact on wider issues such as sustainability and biodiversity.

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Too Close For Comfort?

Aaron Hindes
| 10th October 2012
What makes Plymouth – a popular British University city – so unique? Not what you might think says student photographer Aaron Hindes whose time in and around the city led him to the discovery that it is the only place in the world with nuclear ‘activities’ right on the doorstep of local schools and homes.

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"Greening" the Crisis: Turning Trouble into Opportunity

Diogo Verissimo
| 2nd October 2012
The winner of the 2012 ICUN /Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award is Diogo Verissimo - a conservation biologist from Portugal. The award, now in its 10th year, was hosted for the first time this year on Facebook where Diogo's essay - one of 162 submitted - polled a staggering 5,352 of the 26,274 votes cast. Here is his winning essay.

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