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From the Editor, May 2020

Covid-19 and Tourism: The past three months have seen a lot changes, some terrible, others more optimistic. One thing is certain: things should not go back to the way they were.

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Seizing the Opportunity of Quiet Streets

Governments must seize this opportunity to move beyond “planning normalcy” to something that empowers everyone to move more healthily and freely—for the benefit of individuals and the planet.

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From the Editor, February 2020

It has been a great pleasure this year for me to able to present more stories than ever before. Once again, thank you for joining us.

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The Benefits of Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

It’s hard to imagine that a single plant could fulfill most human needs. Hemp (or Industrial Hemp, as it is also known) can clothe, house, medicate, feed livestock, and even cleanse soil.

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Anna Kernahan

She would rather spend her Fridays in school. Instead, Anna Kernahan can be found protesting for climate, often alone, in the heart of Belfast.

Ollie Langridge

Ollie Langridge

His 100-day climate vigil may not have effected the original goal, but Ollie Langridge is grateful for small victories. He discusses his experience, and where to go from here.

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Food Security vs Legalising Cannabis

Does the question of why cannabis should or shouldn’t be legalized create an unnecessary distraction from world hunger and the climate crisis?

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Election Fever

We just had an election and we ended up with the same mediocre government we had before. They are not a government to guide us through the perils of our present times.

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The Virginia creeper will just have to sustain us now

With last night’s defeat in Australia of the Labor Party to the Liberals against all odds, and the best of News Polls, and predictions, this contemplation of the Virginia creeper might just have to sustain us for the near future.

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An Open Letter to the U.S. Government

Climate Policy: It may turn out to be too little, too late, or it may buy us the time we need to switch over to net zero emissions economies in time to spare the world exceptionally catastrophic climate change.