A guest blog from geologist and science communicator Haydon Mort.
Fiann Smithwick, scientific adviser and part of the fossil excavation team for the BBC 1 documentary ‘Attenborough and the Sea Dragon’, speaks to us about his experiences working on a natural history documentary with Sir David Attenborough, his fossil hunting and his PhD topic of fossil colour…
In November, the NGO Jividha – meaning ‘biodiversity’ in Marathi – held a four day exhibition in association with Earth Science Week in Pune, India.
This year’s Earth Science Week saw around 60 events in the UK and Ireland, ranging from craft workshops to geowalks, exhibitions, talks and quiz nights. Our theme was ‘Our Restless Earth’, in celebration of 50 years of plate tectonic theory – here are a few of the highlights…
A few weeks ago, we launched the Plate Tectonic Stories competition which is celebrating the important role of narrative and storytelling in geology and now we’re looking for inspired creative masterpieces from you!
A guest post from Dr Lloyd White, Lecturer in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong, Australia, who is currently on board the JOIDES Resolution research vessel as part of the International Ocean Discovery Program.
A guest post from artist Sophie Maliphant about her project to raise money for Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!
A guest post from Stuart Blake, Director of the Locharanza Centre, on the survival of the Locharanza Field Studies Centre
Opening just in time for April Fools’ Day, the Geological Society Library’s latest exhibition ‘The Lying Stones of Johann Beringer’ tells the story of one of geology’s earliest recorded practical jokes.