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Ice Art

“Within a few weeks these murals will be forever gone, but for those who find them, I hope they ignite a sense of urgency.”

(Sean Yoro,

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Job advert for a Biodiversity Education Assistant

Biodiversity Education Assistant


Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help run both formal, and informal, environmental education sessions for children aged 3-18 years at Sutton Ecology Centre as well as other green spaces and nature reserves around the London Borough of Sutton. 626 more words


Postdoc In Transit

I am currently in academic limbo.

My contract position as a postdoc at Charles Sturt University ended in December, after 3 years as a postdoc researcher and 3.5 years as a PhD student before that. 1,952 more words


A very brief introduction

This is a very short video about our work and the questions that we ask. Courtesy of the Academy‘s Visualization Studio.

CEG Theory

Tropical Peatland & Carbon Storage

This story was also covered in the New York Times, but the Guardian had a jump on the scoop, and included a photo (above) that more effectively helps to understand peat’s role in carbon capture; so we feature their story here: 423 more words


Risky Business: Volunteers get Manual Handling and Risk Assessment training.

Much of the work that Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers undertakes can be easily described as ‘risky’. Working with large weights in adverse conditions and hazardous environments is like bread and butter to the volunteers (as long as there’s a cup of tea to go with it).   592 more words


Walden Pond's Enduring Lessons

When a professor does years of research and teaching on a topic related to this particular pond, and then takes the additional effort to share his observations in cogent form as an op-ed, we believe it is worth at least 5-10 minutes of reading time: 1,209 more words