• Inside the Questionable World of Wildlife Tourism

    The place is Thailand’s Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo. The year is 2018. An emaciated four-year-old elephant stands in the bowels of a performance stadium with an untreated gash on his temple. One of his legs is bent and heavily swollen; the other is chained to a wall. His...
  • 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 A post shared by TruDomes (@trudomes) Opposed to a basic tent, you will stay in accommodation ranging from cabins and yurts to wigwams and...
  • 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...