Ottawa is the capital city of Canada, and where business and fun meet. If visiting Canada is something you have considered, then it’s a great idea to put it on your list of must-visits, as you’ll find plenty to see and do during your stay. Whether you’re into winter activities like ice skating or simply […]
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Since newsletters are the in-thing at the moment, I am exploring the interest in a weekly collection of news from the natural resources and sustainable development space. Playing with format, article inclusion and news sources, as a starting point I am shamelessly emulating Jeffrey Paller’s excellent This Week in Africa bulletin. Feedback (and name suggestions) welcome! News […]
Now that we are half way through the year and half way through the RHS Garden and Flower shows I would like to talk about the show that I went to recently. I was able to make it to the Friday RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Last year I went to the same show and […]
On every front, academics, journalists and policymakers compare the fossil fuel industry to the tobacco industry. The two industries share the same playbook: strategies of delay, exculpating blame by making the consumer responsible, denying scientific consensus, publishing industry-funded science and fostering public confusion over the real impacts of their products. A major difference between the […]
There are turning points in our travelling lives, such as first flight, first desert, first scuba dive. For me it was my first view of the Canadian Rockies, ranged across the horizon as we flew in to Calgary. I realised some places are built on a more majestic scale than others.
Doctoral researcher Elaine Charwat is exploring the value and meaning of models and casts in the Museum’s collections as part of her PhD. She has recently been studying some fabulous models that help to visualise and understand some of the very, very smallest of specimens… By Elaine Charwat The first time I encountered a Radiolarian […]
The report on the Global Desulfurization and Denitrification market offers complete data on the Desulfurization and Denitrification market. Components, for example, main players, analysis, size, situation of the business, SWOT analysis, and best patterns in the market are included in the report. In addition to this, the report sports numbers, tables, and charts that offer a clear […]
Following the recent resignation of Ahdaf Soueif from the British Museum’s Board of Trustees, workers at the Museum have issued a statement of solidarity with Ms Soueif last night. Members of the PCS union Culture Group condemned the “troubling nature of the relationship between BP and the arts” and stated that: “through its sponsorship of […]
A comprehensive list of entertainment events in the Gainesville area. MUSIC Young the Giant and Fitz and the tantrums: 6 pm today St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine. Tickets: 29.36 USD – 69.11 USD. (904-209-0367, staugamphitheatre.com) The Californian quintet and retro neo-soul group will perform. "Free Fridays" Concert: 8-10pm Today, Bo Diddley Plaza, […]
by Robin Hansen, Curator, Minerals and Gemstones, NHM Earth Sciences As part of the Galley Enhancements Programme to refresh the Museum’s Earth Galleries Ground Floor, we’ve been working on the specimens to improve the experience for visitors, improve collection visibility and update the science.
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Earlier this week, National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas asked Twitter: “Who do you think is widely considered a writer’s writer?” The question inspired no little discussion online, as well as in the Literary Hub office, and so this list—in which I have collected quotes from respectable sources who have doled out the term—was […]
In today’s Story from the Museum Floor, Shaun, one of the Visitor Team Co-ordinators here at Manchester Museum, explores the volcanic history and landscape of the island of Santorini, best known as an idyllic tourist destination. For more about our geology collection, have a look at the Curator’s blog. A panoramic view of the Santorini […]
Hyderabad is the capital of southern India’s Telangana state. A major center for the technology industry, it’s home to many upscale restaurants and shops. Its historic sites include Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital. The Charminar, a 16th-century mosque whose 4 arches support towering minarets, is an […]