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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Easy Guide to Fossil Hunting

By Grace Paget, science writer and interim communications officer for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Fossil hunting is a hobby that can be engaged in by all, expert or enthusiast you just need to know where to go and what to look out for! If you fancy a day at the beach the Jurassic Coast is … Continue reading »

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Securing the future of our natural capital: a 25 year strategy

Written by Ben Connor, policy officer at the British Ecological Society. This piece was originally posted on the BES blog. A comprehensive 25-year strategy to protect and enhance England’s natural capital is required if the Government is to meet its commitment for this generation to be the first to leave the natural environment in a … Continue reading »

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What does a scientist look like?

By Dr Catherine Ball, science policy advisor at the Society of Biology and Biochemical Society If I asked you to think of a ‘typical scientist’ what would you imagine? It is a sad truth that, although we have come a long way, stereotypes can still dominate. As a policy advisor, part of my work focuses … Continue reading »

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