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Tesco’s new pledge to protect Brazil Amazon under scrutiny by Essex University

By Anca Miron 

Tesco is by no means “doing enough to cut off Amazon deforestation,” Human Rights student Molly Rennie said. 

The UK’s biggest supermarket seller threatens to boycott Brazilian produce in response to Brazil’s proposed legislation to open up Amazon to more exploitation.  Continue reading Tesco’s new pledge to protect Brazil Amazon under scrutiny by Essex University

COVID-19 impact on University`s finances

By Teo Coroiu

Student`s Union got hold of student fees data from the Finance team after asking the University in early January.  

The main impact on the University`s finances, in academic year 2019-2020 was the loss of £8.1m of income from Campus Services with £6.7m accounting for students, being released from their accommodation licenses as they returned home to study online.   Continue reading COVID-19 impact on University`s finances