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The eastern two thirds of Antarctica is covered by an ice sheet so large that if it melted the sea would rise by 52 metres. Most scientists had once thought this ice sheet was largely invulnerable to climate change, but not any more. And our new research, published in...
Rearing livestock and growing crops to feed them has destroyed more tropical forest and killed more wildlife than any other industry. Animal agriculture also produces vast quantities of greenhouse gas emissions and pollution. The environmental consequences are so profound that the world cannot meet climate goals and keep ecosystems intact...
British households are bracing for a winter of massive energy price increases. The average annual bill is forecast to rise above £4,000, which is more than three times what Britons were paying just 12 months ago. French households, meanwhile, will barely see their costs increase. Their government has frozen gas...
A world-class museum service in Brighton & Hove has revealed a new look and name to herald a new era in the history of the organisation. The Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust has announced it will now be known as Brighton & Hove Museums, with a modern new brand identity....
Video games have been perhaps the biggest revolution in learning since the dawn of the internet. Even though few have noticed, the gaming world has transformed our lives. With mobile phones and tablets, we can play games on the go. Learning has always been associated with reading new topics and...
An encouraging milestone in the transition process for many transgender people is changing their name. Doing this can assist transgender people in connecting with their true gender identity and the people in their life.  However, there are a few problems that come with changing their name.  Many people around may...
Electric cars are becoming more and more popular these days, as people become more aware of the damage that traditional gasoline cars can do to the environment. But even though electric cars are becoming more common, there are still a lot of people who don’t know how to charge...
Soaring prices have forced central banks in many developed countries to raise their interest rates in recent weeks. These organisations are in charge of attempts to rein in rising costs that are threatening to wreak havoc on household budgets in coming months. Western economies are currently experiencing two major shocks...
This spring, I taught a new undergraduate course in environmental sociology. Most of my students took the course because they were curious to see what their desire to live more sustainably had to do with sociology. By the third week – after a deep dive into the troubling connections between...
The Old Market, Sussex Dance Network and New Adventures are delighted to announce “Doorstep Duets” bringing live dance to neighbourhood spaces, including public performances on Tuesday 2 August at Corner Store Community Centre, All Saints Church Community Café and Exeter Street Hall Community Hub; Wednesday 3 August at Lee...