Broad Street Christmas market kicks off the festive season with mulled wine, bratwurst and fudge

Image credit: Gresa Rustemi From November the 17th to December 22nd 2018, Oxford’s famous ‘dreaming spires’ provide one of the more atmospheric backdrops of any of the country’s free Christmas markets. Set in the heart of Oxford on historic Broad Street – surrounded by the Sheldonian Theatre and historical Oxford University buildings, the opening of […]

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How is Climate Change Threatening the Four Dimensions of our Global Food Security

Image credit: Hydrosami  (CC BY-SA 4.0)- Description: Dry, cracked earth Food security is one of greatest challenges of the 21st century: by 2050, food production must increase by 70% to meet the demands of 9 billion people. Progress towards this target must occur in a climate with higher temperatures, more variable rainfall patterns and more frequent […]

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Pigging out in Hogtown

Toronto is an ethnic melting pot: originally in Iroquois territory (and before then it was occupied by the Wyandot people), it was invaded by French merchants, British refugees from the newly independent United States. In the subsequent centuries there were waves of migration from across Europe and Asia, all contributing to the city’s rich cultural […]

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