There was a supercontinent called Pangea

Tomi Haffety reviews Lewis Dartnell’s 2019 book ‘Origins’ and argues that now is a better time than ever to appreciate the human connections to nature. Reading Origins, I struggled to comprehend the age of our planet. At 4.5 billion years old, Earth has accommodated climactic changes, continental drift and mass migration of both humans and…

Identifying those lost to disaster

Summer Wyatt-Buchan assesses Britain’s Disaster Victim Identification Unit and the delivery of essential humanitarian aid. Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) is a relatively new field and is vital to a constructive international response in the wake of devastation. Those on a DVI task force are responsible for identifying victims of mass casualty incidents, man-made or natural….

2020 Mid-Year Review: Loss, Isolation, and Prejudice

Nathan Yang looks back at the first half of 2020 and the defining moments that lead to radical shifts in societal priorities and reflects on the events that sparked global change. He also questions the possibilities of the rest of 2020 and the future. The year 2020 certainly has written a story much greater than…