• Glamping: Relaxing Holiday Trend or Half-hearted Cop Out?

    Just in case anyone is not yet familiar with the term, ‘glamping’ basically means camping in a more luxurious fashion. View this post on Instagram Have you heard of 'astrotourism'? We're calling it one of the trends of 2019 glamping – find out more via the link in our...
  • Sustainability when Travelling: Impact Travel’s Top Tips

    I remember the first time that I heard about sustainable travel. The first question I asked is how can I travel sustainability, and could I participate in sustainable travel. The answer is yes, all of us can travel more sustainability. Here are Impact Travel’s Top Tips for sustainable travel.  Avoid...
  • Look Out For… November

    This month there are several continuations of different franchises. Hoping to score the awards-love that its prior film controversially missed out on, is the latest in the Rocky series: Creed II. Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy, taking over from Rooney Mara) returns in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a...
  • Waxwing Lyrical

    The past few weeks have been busy, full of murmuring clues to say another term is coming to an end. The snowdrops are emerging, making the first steps into the open after a sleepy winter. The wind gusts through Highfields, whipping past Hallward and winding down the hill towards...
  • If nature was built by machines

    We have sculpted our planet since the beginnings of human existence, and in doing so have changed so many ecosystems that the earth’s stability is now reliant upon human intervention. More than ever before, conservation institutions have to work tirelessly, and often unsuccessfully in attempts to remediate the anthropogenic...
  • Impact Exposure: Georgina Bray

    Welcome to Impact Exposure – a weekly showcase of the work of UoN students. This week we feature the images of Georgina Bray, our Autumn Contest Winner, with a really truly beautiful selection of images. If you would like to submit your own work, or help to source images...
  • Why are there Parakeets in Croydon?

    Waking up to the familiar sound of dogs barking, doors slamming and traffic on the main road is pretty standard at home in London’s leafy suburb of Shirley, Croydon. Compared to the easily identifiable bird chirps and odd quacks, there is another sound, less familiar to those well rehearsed in...