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Key impacts 2016-7

More than 1,000 children took part in hands-on science through Discover Earth roadshow days.

We supported over 100 emerging scientists, helping them to improve their skills.

Over 600 corporate employees took part in hands-on science, learning more about sustainability.

Capturing Our Coast volunteers recorded 28 invasive species on UK shorelines.

Case studies

Discovering our rocky shores

Through a mass-surveying of the UK's rocky shores, new data gathered by volunteers is filling knowledge gaps on key species, as well as informing future policy and conservation strategies.

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Volunteers spot water pollution

Water samples taken by volunteers helped identify the type and source of a pollutant in the Prial Drain, Lincolnshire, which enabled the Environment Agency and Anglian Water to quickly take action.

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Employees test carbon dioxide in forests

Employees are gathering data as part of a unique experiment investigating the future impacts of climate and environmental change on woodlands.

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Inspiring a wonder for wildlife

Teacher Jessica Edmonds was excited to see how our approach to outdoor learning could inspire her pupils. She invited us into Slater School, Leicester, to run a day of science in their local park.

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Images: Rory Mackinnon, John Hunt, Tim Bearder






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