“The Moon will be Full on October 1st and October 31st (a ‘Blue Moon’, i.e. the second Full Moon this month), and it will be New on October 16th. “
First Lobster Broodstock Arrives at Orkney Shellfish Hatchery
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, part of the Cadman Capital Group’s Aquaculture Division, has announced its plans to produce clawed lobsters on land, as it takes delivery of its first lobster broodstock.
‘Mud, mud, glorious mud’
“Earth is a water world, which is one reason why we are here. But when it comes to sedimentary rocks, mud is Number 1.”
Registration Open for The Sustainable Orkney Conference
The Sustainable Orkney Conference will be on for 6 weeks starting on 6th of October.
“Baboon males live longer lives if they’re socially connected.”
“male baboons who form long term friendships with female groupings will live longer than males who do not.
The Carnian Pluvial Episode
Millions of years ago a series of massive volcanic eruptions in the Wrangellia Province of western Canada, blasted out huge volumes of volcanic basalt.
Arctic Study of Insect Life Reveals Impact of Climate Change
“The climate of the Arctic is currently changing about twice as fast as the global average. Therefore, the Arctic region provides an important laboratory when we try to understand the effects of climate change on nature.”
UFOs and Aliens
Duncan Lunan who writes the astronomy column in The Orkney News was on BBC Radio Scotland on the weekend edition of ‘Good Morning Scotland’ last Sunday discussing UFOs.
Natural sparkling water and seismicity
“For all manner of reasons, natural springs have fascinated people since at least as long ago as the Neolithic.”
Pregnancy Can Delay Onset of MS According to New Research
“At present, we don’t know exactly how pregnancy slows the development of MS, but we believe that it has to do with alterations made to a woman’s DNA. “