Our very own Mirjam Hazenbosch will be taking part in the final of the 'Speak Up for Food Security' competition, part of the Cambridge Science Festival, which aims to use storytelling to convey a message about how food system change can be achieved.
Humans exploit and trade wildlife across the globe - for food, clothing, decorations, furniture, medicine and status symbols. However, for all too many species, this represents a major threat to their survival. Slow-growing, economically-valuable species, such as tigers, rhinos and large sharks and rays, are highly vulnerable to trade-driven extinction.
Promoted as a 21st century version of the ancient Silk Roads, China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is a multi-billion-dollar project that will link China with countries in Southeast and Central Asia, East Africa, Europe and beyond, building a network that will include almost two thirds of the world’s population.