Rewiliding the World put George Monbiot, environmental and political journalist, alongside Alan Featherstone, the founder and Executive Director of conservation charity Trees For Life. They provided a balance of persuasive and engaging rhetoric, and, importantly, sound empirical evidence to back it up.
Last night I had the chance to listen to George Monbiot (the well-known journalist and author of Feral and Alan Watson Featherstone of Trees for Life speak on the fascinating issue of rewilding at our event “Rewilding the World”.
Head of Programmes, Michelle Brown reflects on this semester’s first thought-provoking offering from the Our Changing World lecture series.
Our Engagement Manager, Caro Overy, attended this years World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities.
Our summer Student Assistant, Tara Richards has been working with the Department to make sense of the University’s current commitment to biodiversity and green infrastructure. Here’s a look at the progress she’s made so far.
Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Dave Gorman reflects on his trip to the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) conference in Boston this month.
Liz Cooper, our Research and Policy Manager, reflects upon recent research on fair trade.
Recently appointed Head of Social Responsibility and Sustainability Programmes, Michelle Brown, reflects on the challenges of what it means to be a truly socially responsible and sustainable University and shares her thoughts on this years EAUC Conference.
Liz Cooper, our Fair trade and Policy Manager, attended the 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference in London this May. Here she reflects on the day and the issues surrounding sustainability standards.
Our student volunteer, Elizabeth Tiffany, shares her thoughts on working for the Department on the Sustainability Awards.