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Lava - beautiful footage

This is one of the most beautiful compilations of lava footage:

This video can be found in its original form here.


Sir David Attenborough launches the year of William Smith

Monday 23rd was the birthday of William Smith – ‘father of English Geology’ and creator of the world’s first nationwide geological map.

It was also a special day at the Geological Society – the launch of the… 581 more words


Something for the weekend #5

The latest in a regular series of posts to biodiversity-related* items that have caught my attention during the week:

  • The British Government’s official line on the impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on bee health is largely based on a widely criticised study conducted by the UK’s Food & Environment Research Agency (FERA) which concluded that there was no link to bumblebee pesticide exposure and colony performance. 
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Nighoj Potholes

Nighoj Potholes – A natural site of natural history


A short clip I took of the Nighoj Potholes

About (from Wiki)

Nighoj (Marathi: निघोज), is a village in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India. 117 more words



An hydrothermal breccia composed by clasts of other breccia and matriz of dark silice

A Brief History of Geological Time, as told by the Grand Canyon

Now you can skip right to the Grand Canyon National Park’s geology homepage for details, but there’s NO way I’m allowing you to pass my blog without seeing a few geological highlights about this World Heritage Site. 706 more words


Canoe vs. Geologist

The canoe was upside down, floating toward the river bend. Hoping their paddles weren’t too far behind, two women climbed the river bank. If they cut across the field, they might be able to intercept their belongings downstream. 2,137 more words