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New book sets out the role of geoscience in achieving a sustainable future

21/04/2021

The role of geoscience in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals is the subject of a new book edited by staff at the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Geology for Global Development (GfGD), a charity which aims to promote the role of geology in sustainable development.

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Mine water drainage from an abandoned colliery in south Wales, UK
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Mine water heating and cooling: a 21st century resource for decarbonisation

20/04/2021

With interest in geothermal heat recovery and storage increasing, the British Geological Survey alongside BEIS and IEA Geothermal held a mine water heating and cooling symposium to connect industry professionals from around the world.

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5 minutes with … Hazard and Resilience Modelling team

22/04/2021

Meet the team behind our geohazard products and datasets.

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5 minutes with … Hazard and Resilience Modelling team

22/04/2021

Meet the team behind our geohazard products and datasets.

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SDG scientists edit
BGS news
New book sets out the role of geoscience in achieving a sustainable future

21/04/2021

The role of geoscience in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals is the subject of a new book edited by staff at the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Geology for Global Development (GfGD), a charity which aims to promote the role of geology in sustainable development.

Show more
Mine water drainage from an abandoned colliery in south Wales, UK
BGS blogs
Mine water heating and cooling: a 21st century resource for decarbonisation

20/04/2021

With interest in geothermal heat recovery and storage increasing, the British Geological Survey alongside BEIS and IEA Geothermal held a mine water heating and cooling symposium to connect industry professionals from around the world.

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Portrait of Mary Anning by Benjamin John Merifield Donne, 1850
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Mary Anning: a remarkable fossil collector

19/04/2021

Simon Harris explains what a letter, sent by Anning in 1822, can tell us about her life and work at the time.

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Digger in a quarry
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UK’s mineral production, consumption and trade revealed in new report

06/04/2021

BGS has published the United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook 2020, with partners the Confederation of British Industry Minerals Group and Mineral Products Association

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GeoClimate launch event – reducing subsidence risk due to climate change

Event on 20/05/2021

Learn more about a major new release of our GeoClimate UKCP18 data

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Success for Sustainable Labs Initiative

31/03/2021

Improving the sustainability of our laboratories is integral to the British Geological Survey’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy

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