HS2: Moving ancient woodland habitat for rail line flawed, ecologists say

Soil is being moved to new sites but ecologists question whether the process is effective.

bbcnews
Oct. 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: environment conservation construction-industry hs2 rail-travel woodland high-speed-rail

How to use COVID-19 testing and quarantining to safely travel for the holidays

Over the approachin holidays, people around the world will want to travel to see friends and family. Getting tested for the coronavirus can make this safer, but testing alone is not a perfect answer.

Claudia Finkelstein, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Michigan State University • conversation
Oct. 23, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus holidays quarantine travel sars-cov-2 testing airports cars covid-19-testing infection rt-pcr christmas driving thanksgiving antigen-test pcr-testing rapid-test

Colleges and the Thanksgiving COVID-19 risk: Fauci’s right – holiday plans may have to change

Universities have seen widespread COVID-19 outbreaks this fall. Now students are preparing to travel for the holiday, and public health officials are worried.

Rebecca S.B. Fischer, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Texas A&M University • conversation
Oct. 16, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus pandemic travel social-distancing universities family college


Airbus looks to the future with hydrogen planes

The aerospace giant said its hydrogen-fuelled passenger planes could be in service by 2035.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 21, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: air-travel airbus-group aerospace companies

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist.

Karla Boluk, Associate Professor in Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo • conversation
Sept. 14, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: travel tourism purpose

Why a UK 'cycling and walking revolution' won't reduce car travel

New bike lanes are a good idea for health and air quality, but the convenience of car travel for most journeys will remain.

David Metz, Honorary Professor of Transport Studies, UCL • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: transport walking cars buses cycling decarbonisation active-travel trains

Sea level rise: three visions of a future summer holiday at the coast

Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?

David Jarratt, Senior Lecturer in Coastal Tourism, University of Central Lancashire • conversation
July 31, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change sea-level-rise holidays travel beach tourism coasts rewilding coastal-ecosystems vacation

Flight shaming: how to spread the campaign that made Swedes give up flying for good

The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.

Avit K Bhowmik, Assistant Professor, Karlstad University, and Research fellow in Planetary Boundaries Research Network, Stockholm University • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change greta-thunberg air-travel aviation airplane-emissions air-travel-and-global-warming flight-shame flygskam

Flight shame – how the campaign that persuaded Swedes to give up flying could capitalise on COVID-19

The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.

Avit K Bhowmik, Assistant Professor, Karlstad University, and Research fellow in Planetary Boundaries Research Network, Stockholm University • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change greta-thunberg air-travel aviation airplane-emissions air-travel-and-global-warming flight-shame flygskam

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