Dr Walter Mswaka is a Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy at Huddersfield’s Business School. One of Dr Mswaka’s research projects focuses on the nature and character of social enterprises involved in recycling activities in Brazil. In this blog he comments on the tragic police shooting of a waste picker (catadore) in São Paulo, one of
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Environmental expert Dr Julia Meaton comments on the prospect that a warming, rapidly changing Arctic will be the “new normal” and will shows no signs of returning to the reliably frozen region of the past.
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Environmental researcher Fiona Hesselden comments on the call for an end to throwaway plastic signalled at the UN environment ministers meeting in Kenya.
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Wildlife crime expert Melanie Flynn is a Senior lecturer in Criminology from the University of Huddersfield. In an article for The Conversation she says the UK is a key player in the world’s illegal wildlife trade and more needs to be done to hinder the crimes.
Dr Alexandros Nikitas, is a Senior Lecturer in Transport in the Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing at Huddersfield’s Business School. He has compiled an expert’s guide on bike-sharing fiascoes and how to avoid them in light of striking photographs from China that reveal piles and piles of bikes waiting to be repaired or for going into retirement.