CRES/JRI Field Trip: Somerset- a different county

Somerset- a different county We are pleased to announce that CRES and JRI will be running a one day Field Trip to the Somerset Levels on Saturday 8th July 2017 (10.30am to 4.15pm). We will be visiting two contrasting farms, discussing agriculture on the Levels, thinking about environmental issues, and just …

March for Science by Dr Martin J. Hodson

Saturday 22nd April 2017 is the day when scientists and their supporters from around the world will gather for an unusual event, the “March for Science”. Some questions we need to consider: Why do I say that it is unusual? What are the factors driving the March? Will it have …

Dena Burne

We were sorry to hear that Dena Burne died on 25th January 2017, aged 87. The daughter of a (Wesleyan) Methodist Minister, Dena won the Pfeiffer Scholarship to Bedford College, University of London, where she studied Zoology (1947-1950). Bedford College was in Regent’s Park and she was frequently woken by …

JRI Conference 18 March 2017

BOOK NOW for the annual JRI conference to be held on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Bournville College, Birmingham. In collaboration with ForMission College, this year’s theme is ‘Nature in the Balance’ and includes keynote talks from Dr Darren Evans, Prof Richard Bauckham and Revd Dave Bookless. Further details are …

Beyond Ecosystem Services: Valuing the Invaluable

Richard M. Gunton, Eline N. van Asperen, Andrew Basden, David Bookless, Yoseph Araya, David R. Hanson, Mark A. Goddard, George Otieno, Gareth O. Jones (2017) Beyond Ecosystem Services: Valuing the Invaluable. Trends in Ecology & Evolution DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.01.002 It is not often that we report on publications in secular academic journals, but this …