A new study finds that creatures beneath the Earth’s surface dominated life on Earth for most of our planet’s history – and could hold the key to the search for life on other worlds…
In early April, The Geological Society hosted a flagship meeting as part of the 2018 Year of Resources on Lithium: From exploration to End-user. The meeting was a fascinating insight into this increasingly important metal, all the way from exploration and extraction to its conversion into high-purity battery grade Lithium for its use in Li-ion …
An interview with Professor Rob Butler, who will be awarded the Geological Society’s first Dewey Medal in June 2018.
In November, the NGO Jividha – meaning ‘biodiversity’ in Marathi – held a four day exhibition in association with Earth Science Week in Pune, India.
The 2017 Bryan Lovell meeting, ‘Mining for the Future’, is taking place on 23-24 November. Spaces are still available – register now!
We’re thrilled to announce the results of the 2017 Earth Science Week photography competition, ‘Our Restless Earth.’ The twelve winners, which will feature in our 2018 calendar, are currently on display at Burlington House. Chosen from over 130 entries, they feature geology from across the UK and Ireland – from limestone weathering in Gower to the dramatic landscape of the Giant’s Causeway.
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!
The most comprehensive and high-resolution atlas of the seafloor of both Polar Regions is being presented today at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) in Vienna. The map has been recently published as Memoir 46 of the Geological Society of London.
A guest post from Stuart Blake, Director of the Locharanza Centre, on the survival of the Locharanza Field Studies Centre
Professor Bill McGuire explains some of the geological effects of climate change, following his recent London Lecture at the Geological Society