From Phipps to Fiennes: a look at some of the explorers who tried to reach the North or South Poles and some who tried to do both. A unique opportunity to see some iconic polar artefacts, with the Society's Principal Librarian, Eugene Rae.
This event was organised by the North West committee.
[Online] The iconic architecture and culture that defines New York as we know it today, from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Centre to the pastrami sandwich, when the jazz age gave way to the age of swing and the city opened its great museums, came into being in the 1930s. It was Gotham's defining decade.
19 October 2020
Soil is our vital resource yet we tend to overlook it. Most people have contact with soil daily, even if only walking over it, but will rarely consider its value.
29 July 2020
Can Jamie Rutherford follow the wall and run the width of England before the sun sets?
12 March 2020
Alvaro Castilla-Beltrán takes us to Cape Verde to understand the impact of humans on biodiversity, exploring the soils beneath his feet.
Greenland and Antarctica are distant, unfamiliar places. We hear of giant icebergs breaking away, glaciers crumbling: but how much we do know about the fate of these great ice sheets?
9 March 2020
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