Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live more flexibly with water – to treat it as friend rather than foe?
An event next Monday (18 January 2016) will give the public a chance to experience at first hand the technologies that have enabled archaeologists to create 3D visualisations of images etched into rock thousands of years ago. The day-long event is free and open to all.
Pollution on the move – human activity in East Asia negatively affects air quality in remote tropical forests31 Mar 2015
New analysis shows that pollution from human activity in East Asia is having a negative effect on air quality in tropical rainforests thousands of kilometres away, and could harm the ozone layer if levels continue to increase.
In his short life Francis Willughby immersed himself in the study of natural history yet he has been overshadowed by more famous peers. In a talk on Monday (6 May 2013), historian Dr Richard Serjeantson will draw attention to a remarkable man and his contribution to the beginnings of modern science.