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Irene Madanhi

The Link Between Child Health and Education

focused classmates doing exercise in school

More children around the world – including in the UK – are becoming malnourished because they don’t have access to basic human necessities such as food. This affects their education because children who are hungry cannot concentrate, thus, they cannot learn. In 2017, the UN estimated that approximately 600 million children around the world are …

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Snapshot: The Beirut explosion – the aftermath for Lebanon

Disaster struck in Lebanon, specifically Beirut, on 4th August 2020. An unexpected, yet lethal, explosion occurred in Beirut, killing at least 200 people and injuring 5000 others. Reports also stated that the enormous explosion also led to over 300,000 people homeless. The explosion sent a mushroom cloud into the air and a blast-wave radiating through …

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Snapshot Update: Botswana’s perishing Elephants

gray elephant

It’s a major mystery as to how and why so many elephants have been found dead in Botswana over the past few months. More than 350 elephants have died and it was reported that by mid-June, the deaths became more explicit due to elephant carcasses clustered around waterholes. Many scientists and other animal experts presume …

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Modern day slavery: when will the torture end?

We should all be familiar with the racial persecution that took place against black people, also known as “the slave trade”, for many years up until the 1800’s. Although this abolition of slavery was a miraculous breakthrough, modern day slavery still takes place in certain regions around the world. Most people think of slavery as …

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A breath of fresh air… literally

Climate change during Covid-19

Ever since the pandemic emerged there has been endless grief, suffering and tragedies. Despite this being the case, Covid-19 has had a contrasting impact on the environment, specifically when looking at how the social changes caused by the pandemic has led to its revitalization, and the positive effects of climate change.  When lockdown first began …

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