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Oxford University Society Guernsey branch host lecture on earthquakes on 2 May 2012 at St James

April 24th, 2012 by Oxford University Society Guernsey Branch

Dr Richard Walker from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford will provide an illustrated lecture at St James Concert & Assembly Hall beginning at 6:00 pm on Wednesday 2 May 2012 addressing the challenges of earthquakes in urban society. This public lecture costs £10 per person but is free for students. […]

Marine Protected Areas work if they are large enough

March 30th, 2012 by British Ecological Society

Ecologists in New Zealand have shown for the first time that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) – long advocated as a way of protecting threatened marine mammals – actually work. Their study “First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals” published in the British Ecological Society‘s Journal of Applied Ecology, was based on […]