Category Archives: Environmental

All you need to know about Animal Testing

On March 31st 2015, the NZ government passed a ban on the animal testing of cosmetics. That sounds like a pretty big win for our furry friends, but when I looked a little closer I realised that it wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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What the Frack is Fracking?

The infamous practice of hydraulic fracturing, more commonly referred to as fracking, is the process of drilling into the ground and injecting water and random chemicals (the names of which the fracking companies do not have to disclose to the … Continue reading

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Climate Change Conference in Paris, 2015

What is it? Also known as the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, the COP 21, and the CMP 11. It was the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate … Continue reading

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Why I chose to be the change

As an environmental science student I spend most of my day being presented with the uncomfortable data that illustrates the declining quality of our planet. Numbers of endangered species go up while population sizes decrease. The socioeconomic data is no … Continue reading

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