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Water conservation research for sustainable farming in Africa

SoilLeading experts from the UK and developing countries across the world are joining forces to tackle some of the most serious global challenges in a new multi-disciplinary research programme launched today.

Impossible Views of art and science at the BGS Open Day

BGS Open DayThe British Geological Survey and Quarrylab have collaborated to bring science and art together in the Impossible Views exhibition, which will premiere at the BGS 2017 Open Day in Keyworth on 1st July.