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Single-use plastics in the age of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has been a blow to efforts in reducing the consumption of single-use plastics. The lockdown saw consumers, warned they may need to

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Is COVID-19 a call for humanity to evolve?

This is the second article from PlaHNet YP on humanity’s recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read the first, Reducing the Mental Health Burden

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Reducing the mental health burden of COVID-19: Is it possible?

This is a guest post from the Planetary Health Network of Young Professionals, written by Katharine Palmer, MPH. KP has studied Psychology and Public Health, and

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Monitor coral reef health from home

The world’s coral reefs are dying. Increasing ocean temperatures and rising pollution levels are causing mass bleaching events, where stressed corals eject the symbiotic algae

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Survey: Health and Wellbeing Under Lockdown

The after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are going to be felt for years to come. Some of these may be positive – for example global

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COVID-19: Risk Communication is Key

Umar Ibrahim, PhD, is the Chairman/Director of Health for Abubuwa Societal Development Initiative, Nigeria. In this post he discusses the importance of accurate and tailored

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Emotional Wellbeing: 9 Ways to Get Your Happiness Locked Down on Lockdown

With the UK Prime Minister announcing a nation-wide lockdown earlier this week after several days of social distancing, it’s safe to say that the Covid-19

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Pandemic COVID-19: What do we have to fear?

This post is by Jennifer Cole PhD, a full-time Research Fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is an Associate Fellow at the Royal

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Make 2020 Your Year for Low-Impact Living

We’re in a climate emergency. The Earth is dangerously close to its tipping point in terms of being able to come back from the damage

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Event: Taking Action

When: 7-8.30pm, Wednesday 12 February 2020 Where: Boilerhouse Auditorium, Royal Holloway, University of London The second of RHUL Climate Action’s seminars on the climate emergency,

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Event: Climate Crisis 101

When: 7-8.30pm, Wednesday 5 February 2020 Where: Boilerhouse Auditorium, Royal Holloway University of London RHUL Climate Action are holding the first of their seminar sessions

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Searching on Ecosia Today Will Plant Trees in Australia

The world has been devastated by the news of the recent Australian wildfires. The fires this year are much, much worse than in previous years

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InVIVO Planetary Health Meeting 2020

How does a low-carbon trip to Amsterdam to get involved with all things Planetary Health sound? The 9th annual InVIVO Planetary Health Meeting will take

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Announcing the Launch of the Planetary Health Alliance Regional Hubs: Northern Europe

This week at Royal Holloway is packed with activities and talks focused around sustainability (you can find them on our Events page). As part of

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Event: Bringing Ecosia to Royal Holloway

When: 6 – 7pm, Friday 24 January 2020 Where: Founders Lecture Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London Fred Henderson, Ecosia employee and co-founder of Ecosia

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Event: Social Science for Planetary Health

Interested in this event but can’t attend in person? Watch the livestream here. The session will begin at 14.00 GMT, Wednesday 29 January 2020. The

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Event: Thinking Bigly

Date: Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Time: 2pm – 3.30pm Thinking Bigly: A Guide to Saving the World is a theatre performance-talk about sustainability. This event

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Ecosia: Save the Planet While You Search

This article is a guest post written by Rhiannon Morey, founder of Royal Holloway on Ecosia. Download Ecosia using this link to support the Royal

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Event: Social Science for Planetary Health

Interested in this event but can’t attend in person? Watch the livestream here. The session will begin at 15.00 GMT, Friday 24 January 2020. To

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