Using satellite data to investigate land cover change

By Kilian Mayer Medium resolution satellite images give us the chances to see how humans reshape the world. The publicly available dataset CCI-LC (Climate Change Initiative Land Cover), based on satellite images of the European Space Agency, offers a detailed look on our planet’s surface and how it has changed from 1992 to 2015. TheContinue reading “Using satellite data to investigate land cover change”

Dust storms, how much do we know about them?

By Haya Albaker Sand and dust storms are meteorological phenomena that happen mostly in arid regions of the world where sand and dust particles are carried from one place to the other by strong winds. They are known to reduce visibility and have a negative impact on people, and especially on those with respiratory illnesses.Continue reading “Dust storms, how much do we know about them?”

Caring at mealtimes: a micro-revolutionary activity

By Matt Ensor This blog is an attempt to demonstrate how the current injustices present in the global food system can be addressed by re-centring the notion of care within the way we eat. The current food system is flawed not only from an environmental perspective but also through the implications it has on cultureContinue reading “Caring at mealtimes: a micro-revolutionary activity”