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Read more at: Help engage staff and students in your department on local biodiversity!

Help engage staff and students in your department on local biodiversity!

21 August 2019

The Environment and Energy section is currently looking for members of staff or students in your department who would be interested in running biodiversity-related activities to boost local biodiversity and help promote wellbeing activities too. Such events could include, but are not restricted to, nature walks, hanging...

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Read more at: The road most travelled

The road most travelled

21 August 2019

Every Summer, the Environment & Energy section at the University of Cambridge hosts several interns, as part of the University’s ‘Living Laboratory for Sustainability’, which aims to use academic and student expertise to inform the University’s estate and operations. This Summer, we welcomed Robyn Topper into our team...

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Read more at: Furniture problem 'planted' on office

Furniture problem 'planted' on office

21 August 2019

An upcoming office move can be a stressful enough event. But when Theresa Daly, Office Manager for the Cambridge University Investment Office, and her colleagues were informed that the office space they were due to move into had fallen through at late notice, they were in a bind – not least as their existing building was...

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Read more at: Cambridge Assessment are ‘pick of the litter’!

Cambridge Assessment are ‘pick of the litter’!

21 August 2019

Hardly a week goes by without a new global environmental crisis making the headlines. Whether it’s recycling scandals, species losses or pollution events, these big stories increasingly draw our attention to global environmental challenges. However this can sometimes make it easy to easy to ignore environmental impacts...

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Read more at: Open day shows new community’s environmental features

Open day shows new community’s environmental features

21 August 2019

Cambridge’s new community Eddington showcases its environmental credentials at a day of free activities, talks and tours on Saturday 14 September. The new district, developed by the University of Cambridge, will be offering visitors a behind the scenes look at the energy centre and district heating system – designed to be...

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Read more at: And the winners are ....

And the winners are ....

25 June 2019

This year is the seventh year of the Green Impact scheme in the University, and on Friday 21 June the University came together to celebrate the achievements of the 50 department and College teams that participated this year. Hosted in the wonderful surroundings of the David Attenborough Building, home to the Cambridge...

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Read more at: A year in the Living Lab for Sustainability

A year in the Living Lab for Sustainability

25 June 2019

The Living Lab has been busy again this year. A large number of students and academics have got involved in projects on the University’s estate. All the students who’ve been involved were celebrated at the Living Lab Celebration Event at Trinity Hall on Tuesday 11 June. At the event we heard about a number of academic and...

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Read more at: Green heroes and heroines

Green heroes and heroines

25 June 2019

There are so many staff and students who go above and beyond to make environmental improvements in departments and Colleges. These individuals may think that their efforts go unnoticed, but that is not the case. The Environment and Energy section receive many submissions each year for the Green Impact Special Awards, and...

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Read more at: Greater Cambridge Partnership update

Greater Cambridge Partnership update

28 May 2019

Madingley Road Walking and Cycling Improvement scheme. The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) would like to hear the thoughts of Madingley Road local residents, workers and road users on how to improve walking and cycling along Madingley Road, prior to drawing up proposals for formal consultation. You can share your...

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Read more at: Looking back over 100 issues of Greenlines

Looking back over 100 issues of Greenlines

28 May 2019

May 2019 is the 100 th edition of the Greenlines newsletter! To celebrate this milestone we’re looking back to some previous issues of the University of Cambridge’s sustainability newsletter, first published in 1995. Greenlines Issue 1 was published in November 1995. It was introduced as “the first newsletter in what is...

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