Climate Change Contraction of the Habitable Zone

New research has been published this May (2020) revealing the contraction of the 'human niche' climate optimum, in the context of climate change. The article examines how "All species have an environmental niche, and despite technological advances, humans are unlikely to be an exception". The paper then explores how this has infact been very true … Continue reading Climate Change Contraction of the Habitable Zone

From Student to Teacher: Making MOOCs

What's a MOOC? Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) are becoming a widely used method to up-skill and educate. Free courses ranging in all sorts of subjects and skills are produced by universities and companies, all over the world. With the courses, interactive activities and alternative learning methods are used to educate it's learners. Some courses … Continue reading From Student to Teacher: Making MOOCs

Budapest

This does not come lightly, but I think Budapest is one of the best cities I've ever been too. A bold statement I know, but the more I think back on this trip it's very difficult to find any faults. If you're looking for a cheap city break with lots to fill each day - … Continue reading Budapest

Has the Plastic Pollution Crisis Overshadowed the Climate Change Priority?

Plastic Pollution: Still a Problem To first make this clear; this article is in no way devaluing the efforts and importance of the global crisis caused by mass production, limited-use and disposal of plastic. Landscapes littered with items that take years and years to decompose are heart breaking sights. Islands of plastic strangling and poisoning … Continue reading Has the Plastic Pollution Crisis Overshadowed the Climate Change Priority?

Deep Time Walk: Sidmouth Science Festival

A week in advance of Earth Science week, Devon saw the arrival of the annual celebration for science in the seaside town of Sidmouth. The event hosts various engagement and educational activities across the spectrum of science, utilising the Sidmouth landscape as creative learning spaces. The Sidmouth Science Festival ran between 4th-13th October 2019. This … Continue reading Deep Time Walk: Sidmouth Science Festival