Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes.
Guest post by Tom Sharpe, FGS, geological historian and author of ‘The Fossil Woman A Life of Mary Anning’ (2020). Additional content provided by the Geological Society’s Library team. Dorset fossilist Mary Anning’s 223rd birthday was celebrated in style this year, with the unveiling of a statue of her in Lyme Regis on 21 May …
A-level students from Cirencester College write about their experience taking part in the 2021 National Schools Geology Challenge.
Updates from the first week of the 26th UN Conference of the Parties in Glasgow.
Renowned for its desolate and unforgiving landscape, Antarctica is the driest, coldest, windiest continent on the planet.
e the amazing ways in which the geoscience community are working to bring geology into the wider world through innovative outreach projects.
Towards the end of the Last Glacial Period, 14,650 years ago, one of the most rapid sea-level rises of recent geological time occurred…
The Science Council’s CPD Awards are back for 2021 to continue the celebration of outstanding CPD – nominations open 17th May 2021.
As I write in the early days of April 2021, we’re about to emerge from lockdown and outdoor dining will resume, hopefully before a measured resumption of some degree of normality. Not all outdoor dining can strictly be called normal. One of the sights on my daily lockdown walks was involved in what has become …
Bethan Phillips and Lucy Pullen chat with the editors of Special Publication 506 ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Female Fellows of the Geological Society; Discovering Forgotten Histories’.
Leading environmentalists have recently been urging the UK Government not to allow mining of metallurgical coal in Cumbria. Part of the environmentalists’ case is that approval of the Cumbrian mine would hinder UK’s leadership at the COP26 climate summit to be held in Glasgow this November. I disagree.