Why should we bother tackling the issue of invasive species?
“When we see something beyond our expectations, local patches of brain tissue generate small ‘atoms’ of positive affect, “Edward Vessel
Success of Orbital Marine Power’s O2 “a proud moment for Scotland and a significant milestone in our journey to net zero. “
Orbital Marine Power’s O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine,has commenced grid connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
“In 1933 labourers unearthed a very large skull during the construction of a bridge near Harbin, Northern China.”
“When Mariner 9 approached Mars in 1971, to become the first probe to orbit the planet, Mars was at its closest to the Sun and in the grip of a dust storm more severe than any we’ve seen since”
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.
On 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted a series of legislative proposals setting out how it intends to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050
Excavated Viking burial grave sites in Papa Westray are set to reveal important new information about 10th Century life in Orkney.
From 16th of July to 8th of August a huge citizen science butterfly count is taking place. Run by Butterfly Conservation the survey is an important source of data about our butterflies.
“Not very long ago, Smallpox was prevalent in Britain, and the world. “