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To gain insight to seafood markets in China, we visited a major wholesale market in Cangnan. There is one word that describes it all: bustling.
Nature's Conscience - The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe, edited by Des Thompson, John Birks, and Hilary Birks, was published April 2015.
The seminar to honour John Birks’ official retirement was held on 19th and 20th March 2015. It was organised by Anne Bjune (UniResearch, EECRG), Rick Battarbee (ECRC, University College London), and Kathy Willis (Oxford, Kew Gardens, EECRG), who also co-edited a special volume of The Holocene (25 (1): January 2015) dedicated to John.
Vivian Astrup Felde successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Quantifying modern pollen-vegetation-diversity relationships: an assessment of mehtods to reconstruct past terrestrial biodiversity' on 26 March 2015