Staff from Cotswold Outdoors went out with their climbing equipment to clear up litter from ledges of Llanymynech rocks in north Shropshire this week. The sheer rock faces at Llanymynech have become popular with rock climbers from all over the country and unfortunately a minority of climbers have been leaving their litter hidden on many of the ledges as they have ascended the cliffs. 116 more words
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Dr. Jon Arthur, Director of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Geological Survey returned stateside this weekend after giving three lectures in two cities in Southern China on karst geology, sinkholes and aquifer vulnerability. 443 more words
For the first time scientists have begun mapping one of the remotest areas of Antarctica.
The area, called the Recovery Catchment, sits halfway between the South Pole and the Halley VI research station on the Brunt Ice Shelf in northeast Antarctica. 664 more words