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Conserving geodiversity

August 13th, 2010
The British Museum excavations at Barnham

The British Museum excavations at Barnham, 1993

We are really fortunate this month to have a special guest editorial by Tim Holt-Wilson. Tim has contributed a great series of articles about the importance of geodiversity and the conservation of our geological diversity.
Tim writes:

Conserving geodiversity is part of the core business of nature conservation. Geodiversity is essentially the abiotic part of the natural world, and may be defined as the natural range or diversity of geological and geomorphological features, soil and water that compose and shape the physical landscape.

Read the full article here» Conserving geodiversity
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