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There is little doubt now that we have entered a new geological age, believes an international scientific panel.

2016-01-08


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There is now compelling evidence to show that humanity’s impact on the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and wildlife has pushed the world into a new geological epoch, according to a group of scientists.

2016-01-08


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For years, the term “Anthropocene” has been used to informally describe the human era on Earth. But new evidence suggests there’s nothing informal about it.

2016-01-10


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Glasgow and St Andrews universities to share nearly £4.2m in grant funding with two other universities in the The Science of Sensor Systems Software (S4) project

2016-01-11


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After the recent spell of flooding across Yorkshire and Cumbria over the latter part of 2015, Searches UK & Groundsure have pledged to donate money to charity for every Groundsure Flood Report that is ordered through Searches UK.

2016-01-13


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The delegation of UK government, business and academic sectors will meet with Myanmar government officials and others to support the development of the geoscience sector. - See more at: http://www.mizzima.com/development-news/uk-supports-myanmar%E2%80%99s-geosciences-sector?&tc=eml#sthash.bKkuC9MM.dpuf

2016-01-19


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Good for you or bad for you? Home-grown or farmed? Food fascinates us, but with mobile apps to help at almost every step, it need not be a mystery. British Geological Survey - MySoil, Free on Android, Apple. For the farmer or the serious gardener, knowing about your soil is pretty important. That’s where mySoil comes in, giving you access to a Europe-wide map of soil properties.

2016-01-19


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The groundwater in many of Africa’s most crowded regions lies close to the surface, making it vulnerable to pollution, a new study shows.

2016-01-20


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SCOTTISH CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE (SCCS) has published a new report laying out plans for a CCS hub in Scotland to store CO2 below the Central North Sea.

2016-01-21


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Glasgow and St Andrews universities (plus two others) are to share more than £4 million in grant funding in a project that aims to deliver more-reliable sensor-based systems.

2016-01-21


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Estimates suggest that more than two billion people could be suffering from micronutrient deficiencies. Among those searching for solutions to this global problem is Muneta Grace Manzeke – a PhD student from the University of Zimbabwe whose work in Zimbabwe is being supported through a new Royal Society-Department for International Development (DFID) Africa Capacity Strengthening Initiative led in the UK by The University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey.

2016-01-25


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An earthquake of magnitude 0.8 hit Penryn last night according to the British Geological Survey.

2016-01-28


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The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has provided details of some of the projects that will be developed to boost the N. Sea oil and gas industry as part of the UK government’s £125 million half-share investment in the Aberdeen city-shire deal.

2016-01-28


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ABERDEEN, UK – Britain’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s promised measures to assist the UK oil and gas industry during the current downturn.

2016-01-29


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Ocean giants lying dead on North Sea coasts is a sad event, but it gives marine scientists a valuable chance to detect man-made dangers

2016-01-30