Human evolution is linked to our ability for adaptation, ingenuity, and maybe taste for using and abusing our living environment.… Read more The Evolution of Natural Resources
Human society has always been intrigued by the physical abnormalities of their peers. In the nineteenth century, ‘freak shows’ were… Read more A Fossil Freak Show
Over the last 10 years, few environmental topics have generated the level of controversy associated with the emergence of fracking.… Read more What The Frack?
With everything from The Bible, salt, sediment and thermal gradients, last week’s innovative attempts to establish a reliable age for… Read more …with what shall I fix it, dear Liza, dear Liza?
From the biblically erroneous chronologies drawn by James Ussher from the lineage of Adam (of apple fame), to conjectures by… Read more There’s a hole in the bucket…
The Stade de France stadium has fallen silent. Europe’s leading football competition has come to a close. Whilst some folks… Read more Don’t take the Portugese for granite.
Not only does the wee Isle of Arran record a mighty geological history, its rocks are famous for its role… Read more No Vestige of a Beginning…
The Isle of Arran in SW Scotland is very well known to generations of undergraduate geologists from Britain and Ireland.… Read more A Wee Isle’s Mighty Geology