Celebrating Women’s History Month

By Niamh McDermott March is Women’s History Month, a time for us to celebrate the contributions made by women throughout history and in contemporary society. This annual observance highlights the achievements and struggles of women who have broken barriers, shattered stereotypes, and paved the way for future generations. Women’s History Month dates back to the […]

New Hope for Marine Biodiversity

By Lucia McQuillan – Puccetti After having discussed this issue for 20 years, in New York on the 4th of March, the first treaty to preserve the world’s oceans and marine biodiversity beyond national borders – known as the high seas – was founded by the UN (United Nations). The high seas take up almost […]

Climate Change – Europe recorded the hottest summer on record in 2022

By Lucia Puccetti Global Warming, as a product of consumerism, deforestation and industrialisation, is having drastic effects on our planet – the impacts of which can already be seen in Europe today. In 2022, Europe recorded its hottest summer ever, with twelve European countries breaking their monthly temperature records, with temperatures  at least 1.9°C above […]

Peruvian people protest against Boluarte’s leadership

By Olivia Henry The country of Peru has fallen into a state of political and social anarchy since its president Pedro Castillo was removed from office. He was detained on charges of rebellion after a failed coup attempt in which he announced he would dissolve congress and install a “government of exception” in its place. […]

The Coronation’s colonial concerns 

By Sofia Diaz On the 6th May 2023, Charles III’s coronation will take place and although for many it is going to be a time of celebration, for others it will be a time of criticism for Britain. While most of the attention should be focused on the future King, recently, focus has shifted onto […]

War in Ukraine – Psychological Impacts on Children

By Lucia Puccetti It has been almost a year since the start of the war in Ukraine. More than 14,000 people have been injured and almost 7,000 killed. Around 7.9 million Ukrainians have fled to neighbouring European countries, amongst these thousands of children have been displaced, and at least 972 children have been injured or […]