Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sustainable Palm Oil

I found the final part of the Environment and Ecological Management class particularly interesting.  This session covered the topic of certification schemes and how they are used to monitor and layout standards to ensure sustainability in various industries. I was … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ecotones

An Ecotone describes an area that acts as a transition or boundary between two ecosystems. This could be, for example, an area of marshland between a river and the riverbank, a clearing within a forest or a much larger area … Continue reading

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Punished for being you: Uganda’s Disturbing Reality

Homophobia – A Threat to Civil Society Each one of us has a sexuality. This is an integral part of what make us who we are.  Psychologists agree that a person’s sexuality cannot be chosen, forcefully changed or inherited. Despite … Continue reading

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