Dubai-based company Access Infra Africa (AIA) are set to launch what has been hailed as Africa’s largest privately owned solar plant in Uganda this year, which coincides with plans to advance with electricity projects in as many as 17 African countries, mainly focused around renewable energy.
It has recently been revealed from a study conducted by a team of scientists at Stanford University in the United States that going for a walk can in fact boost creativity levels in an individual by a massive 60 per cent!
The study was conducted using four different experiments, with 176 college students and adults taking part. Participants were tasked with completing activities that measure creative thinking, and had them perform these in a range of situations. This included sitting, and walking both indoors and out.
And in case you wanted some more reasons for enjoy the pleasures and benefits of walking here are five fantastic….
It’s officially National Recycling Week here in the UK. But while the team here at QU and the majority of our followers and guests are on top of the whole recycling thing before, during and after their glamping UK breaks, there are some people out there who might be feeling a bit behind. So if you’re after some simple pointers then look no further, we’ve got some handy tips to help you out!
The community members from Runnymede Eco-Village in Egham, Surrey are today celebrating an historic win following their application for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal, declaring rights under Magna Carta, which was adjourned by a High Court judge.
Having recently returned from Unearthed In A Field festival, a quaint but unforgettable festival experience in Cerbid, west Wales, it dawned on me that for some people going to a festival might seem like ‘not their thing’, ‘something the kids do’, or a rather dated view that its ‘only for the hippy types’. While having a self-confessed interest in the environment, I wouldn’t class myself as a hippy, and now in my 30s I am not seen as young (although I don’t act my age), so what was I doing at a festival, and why should you think about trying one if you’ve never experienced one? I’ve got a number of great reasons for you. These may not all resonate with you, but with such a vast array of festivals to suit everyone these days I’m sure that there’s a reason for you to check one out for yourself.
Let’s see if I can convince you, shall I?
A headline we’re sure you didn’t think you were ever likely to see, right? Well as it’s a Friday, and the fact that we’re sure you were dying to know why watching cat videos online lifts viewers’ energy levels and evokes positive emotions while decreasing negative feelings, it’s too good to miss!
Say hello to ‘Dolly Blue’, a cute and comfy New Forest Shepherd’s Hut. Want an en-suite bathroom? King size bed? Home cooked breakfasts? Yes, Dolly has it all.
We have all just enjoyed the experience of celebrating World Environment Day, and as part of continuing our love and support for this we have some interesting facts and figures for you to get your teeth into, and the news is looking pretty good too!
The Office for National Statistics have recently compiled an assortment of UK data that highlights the contribution the environment makes to the economy, along with the impact the economy has on the environment, and some steps being taken to respond to environmental issues.
Here are 5 essential facts about the current UK environment that will please you:
For those who find themselves confined to the four walls of an office but love luxury camping treehouses, now’s the time to look away if you don’t want to get jealous! A unique and intriguing outdoor workspace has been built and unveiled this week around a tree in Shoreditch, east London.
The headline may have been slightly misleading, it’s not just the queen that’s getting a helping hand. It is, in fact, all the amazing, hardworking bees in Pembrokeshire, and 12 months after the dedicated beekeeping enthusiasts in Pembrokeshire received a significant boost with the opening of the Pembrokeshire Beekeeping Centre at Scolton Manor, things are going from strength to strength.