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SU’s Greenhouse Café is an Immediate Success

By Claudia Bradley

The Student’s Union’s new Greenhouse Café has enjoyed a week of success since opening at the start of term, 17th January.  

SU’s “newest social space, created by and for Essex students” has seen many visitors flocking through its plant-decked doors in a race for much needed Starbucks’ coffee. 

“It’s a really nice place to catch up with friends,” one student said on the @essexsu_greenhouse Instagram page. Another said: “There’s lots of cute plants, the lighting is really good. It’s great for Insta pics.” 

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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