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Week 8: 23rd to 27th October

MONDAY 23rd OCTOBER

  1. The class is missed, for reasons of a university visit.
  2. The assignment, ‘Evolution of the Human Skull‘ should be delivered.
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Assignment

Puddles and biodiversity

On today’s walk I decided it would be a slow journey exploring the delights of Autumn –leaves, berries and puddles. For some reason as I wandered along pausing to take photographs my thoughts began to wonder what could live in these puddles. 818 more words

Education

Plankton Biodiversity in Millport

The word plankton comes from the Greek word ‘Planktos’ meaning wandering or drifting. Plankton more accurately follow the second definition of drifting, with most species of plankton possessing little morphology to allow for effective locomotion, instead relying on the ocean currents to move them to fresh resources. 425 more words

Biodiversity

CLIMATE CHANGE IN PICTURES

No matter how many numbers and statistics I may use to describe climate change, I believe that photos truly capture the rate of how quickly our planet is changing, and sadly for the worst. 473 more words

Environment

Expectations

What do we expect from Autumn? Leaves, nuts, fruit, fungi, colours and storms!

inkcaps

fungi

crabapple

Horse chestnut

We’ve already experienced Storm Ophelia (or ex-hurricane Ophelia) which was one of the… 178 more words

Ireland

Young Environmentalists Grant Scheme (UK)

Thanks to funding from The Jean Jackson Charitable Trust Field Studies Council (FSC) has £5,000 per year for three years to support young people in need to attend specific FSC courses to develop environmental skills and understanding at a time when they are making career and life choices. 136 more words

Funding Updates

Redwings and Autumn Winds - Muir of Dinnet NNR

The wind thrushes have arrived! The reserve is practically sinking under the weight of redwings this week…I must have see upwards of 2000 on Wednesday alone. 879 more words

Muir Of Dinnet NNR