Feature image with big thanks to artist Tim Boyd) I am happy to have been asked to write this piece for the sustainability team at Sheffield University and have the opportunity to show anyone interested in going vegan or incorporating more plant-based meals just how affordable and simple it is. What we choose to eat… Continue reading World Vegan Month: 5 easy swaps to make your diet healthier and kinder for you, the planet, and animals. Also where to eat out in Sheffield?
The process of getting into and going to a conference has been widely written about with sarcasm, cynicism and humour by amazing writers like David Lodge so I can’t say I wasn’t warned. Like a terrible first date that sticks with you long after its over, I needed the weekend to mull it over, thinking about […]
The 4th International Conference on Ecolinguistics (ICE-4) Languaging and Eco-civilizations: Towards Consilience with the Life Sciences University of Southern Denmark (Odense Campus) 12th to 15th of August 2019 Send in your abstracts for this exciting conference! The 4th International Conference on Ecolinguistics addresses: Languaging and Eco-civilization:Towards Consilience with the Life Sciences. The conference aims to… Continue reading Exciting conference! Get ready for the 4th International Conference on Ecolinguistics (ICE-4)
The problem You may already know that we are currently experiencing a sixth mass extinction. Human activity has reached such a destructive level that the Earth is losing its ability to support life. Among many other species that are going extinct, the UK’s beloved hedgehog is in trouble. Since 2000, the European hedgehog population has… Continue reading Hedgehog-Friendly Campus Launch Event!
This morning is the last breakfast in the halls, and I would like to thank the catering service who were so helpful catering to my vegan taste, always friendly and chatty – you were a significant part of these enjoyable 4 days. In the first morning session, Tom Cuckston shares with us his latest research… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 3
The second day begins with a very important and interesting talk by Daniela Senkl Integrated reporting – Cixousian Perspective. The motivation for Daniela’s paper comes from the Earth Summit, 1992 where a great hope for the future was expressed. However, we are still facing the same issues today. Maurice Strong was the first director of the UN… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 2
The morning begins with meeting new colleagues, and having a cheerful and friendly breakfast in the halls. We head off to the main building for the congress welcome from Ian Thomson. I am warmly invited to sit down at a table and… Presents! Sustainable presents! It is really exciting to see sustainability in action.… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 1