Articles Written by Hannah Corsini

Night-time light could be harming the monarch butterfly

Sustainable Leaders | North America, February 23rd, 2023

Artificial light during night-time hours has become commonplace but it is known to negatively impact wildlife. What insights can a 2021 study give into how it affects migratory species such as the monarch butterfly?

Závora Bay: the remote Mozambique region acting as a safe haven for manta rays

Environment | Oceans, January 23rd, 2023

An 11-year study by scientists in Mozambique has revealed the significance of Závora Bay to reef manta ray populations migrating up and down the Inhambane coast.

South West England and South Wales to become the UK’s first Hydrogen Ecosystem

Sustainable Leaders | Europe, January 9th, 2022

The South West of England and Wales is set to become the UK’s first hydrogen ecosystem, as unveiled in transformative plans by the Western Gateway partnership and the GW4 alliance.

Rewilding our cities could reduce the impact of extreme weather

Sustainable Leaders | Europe, November 16th, 2022

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have released a report outlining the potential benefits of rewilding urban cities, including benefits to the economy and wildlife recovery, along with the potential reduction of pollution and mitigation of harm caused by extreme weather events.

Seven years on, dolphin populations are still affected by Brazil's worst ever environmental disaster

Environment | Oceans, October 18th, 2022

On the 5th of November 2015, the Fundão dam collapsed, unleashing a tsunami of mud which killed nineteen people and left thousands of others homeless. The event has since been referred to as the country’s ‘biggest environmental disaster.’

Mercury and lead contaminants found in birds of abandoned Spanish mining towns

Environment | Mountains, October 12th, 2022

Environmental researchers in southwestern Spain have highlighted an alarming persistence of mercury and lead in bird populations located near mining areas. Given the diverse breadth of flora and fauna to which the Almadén and Sierra Madrona towns are home, this presents vast and worrying implications for the future generations of wildlife looking to inhabit this area.

Humpback whales are getting stranded in the southern North Sea

Environment | Oceans, October 1st, 2022

In 2021, a humpback whale, nicknamed Humpy, washed up on the coast of Blyth Beach, Northumberland, from the North Sea. Humpy was dead when they found him, wrapped up in the rope from a lobster pot. The Scottish and UK Humpback Catalogue, a whale monitoring group, remarked that this would spark discussion about the risk of the entanglement of whales off the Northumberland coast.

Aylesbury mega-prison: why environmental movements should fight against prison expansion

People | Communities, September 13th, 2022

In early 2022, campaigners from Aylesbury, United Kingdom, halted the plans for a mega-prison. Here is why other environmental groups should be doing the same.