Stonehenge hidden monument ‘a unique find’ – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34154173
Earth ‘entering new extinction phase’ – US study – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33209548
Sobering stuff….the report suggests we could lose our bee populations within three generations. If that were to happen, fruit and vegetable crops that rely on bee pollination could be under threat (e.g. apples, strawberries, cucumbers).
Everyone can help by growing bee friendly plants. Not sure what to grow? Then check out this guide published by the Royal Horticultural Society:
Anthropocene: New dates proposed for the ‘Age of Man’ – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-31836233
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Original article published in Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13766.html
Ever wondered how the Giant’s Causeway was formed, or where the Jurassic Coast gets its name from? Here’s your chance to find out! From the 13-19 October, the Geological Society of London will be hosting a series of events for Earth Science Week showcasing the rich geological heritage of UK and Ireland. Click here to find out how to get involved!