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Plastic packaging – a horror film

Zero Waste Week is an opportunity to reduce landfill waste & save money. In its seventh year, the week runs 1st – 7th September 2014. The theme is “One More Thing” – what one more thing could YOU do? Find out more at http://www.zerowasteweek.co.uk/ or on Twitter using #zerowasteweek Ever since I spent a summer […]

Science Snap (#16): Primary colours at Kawah Ijen

Originally posted on the EGU blog network Kawah Ijen volcano forms part of the Ijen volcano complex situated at the eastern end of Java, Indonesia. Kawah Ijen is topped by a 1 kilometre-wide, 200 metre-deep, crater lake. The lake is bright turquoise in colour, and as well as being incredibly photogenic, is one of the […]

Conference diaries: AGU Fall Meeting 2013

Originally posted on the EGU blog network Following on from blog entries from the IAVCEI Scientific Assembly and Goldschmidt 2013, Kate and Charly report back from the AGU Fall Meeting 2013, held between 9-13th December in San Francisco, USA.

Science Snap (#11): The Stiperstones

Originally posted on the EGU blog network. Image reproduced with the kind permission of @ShropshireWalks The Stiperstones is a famous geological landmark in Shropshire, a county known for its geological diversity. Rising majestically out of the heather and bracken-draped hills, the Stiperstones Quartzite forms jagged tors up to 20m high, features visible on the skyline […]

10,000 views and counting

We’re celebrating! On 1 Feb 2013 “Between a rock and a hard place” entered the blogosphere, and just five months later we’ve had over 10,000 views.  A big thanks to everyone who has had a peek at our blog – keep on reading! Reaching milestones often makes one ponder on the past; however, we can […]