Orkney Islands Council’s Spring 2021 programme of community learning courses will open for bookings on 8 April.
“Our study shows that Greenland is much more sensitive to natural climate warming than we used to think–and we already know that humanity’s out-of-control warming of the planet hugely exceeds the natural rate,” says Andrew Christ.
Brian Keeley, an artist and PhD student at the University of Aberdeen, has launched a joint exhibition with his artist wife to coincide with the new ‘presumed consent’ organ donation law that came into effect in Scotland on 26 March.
Mark Barkan has sent us in this excellent short video of the Common Starling.
Note I am reviewing King Kong vs. Godzilla NOT Godzilla vs. Kong
The Moon will be New on April 12th, and it will be Full on April 27h.
Historic Environment Scotland, HES, has announced its phasing in of re-opening for its ticketed sites in Scotland.
The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) and International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP) began drilling into the focus of the Chicxulub impact structure off the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico in 2016.
Strictly speaking this isn’t a record of a bygone age at all, as ‘gaan tae the spoots’ is still a pastime enjoyed by a dedicated but seemingly ever decreasing group of folk, although apparently not taken as seriously as in days of yore.
In the time of the dinosaurs, some crocodiles experimented with dolphin-like adaptations to living in the oceans, and others lived on land as fast-moving plant-eaters.