City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Marine life


Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 Looks For New Stories

Edinburgh Book Festival from above

The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming

Talk: Health in a Changing Climate

Climate change will have a huge impact on health, via heat exposure and changes in distribution of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and in more complex ways such as impoverishment and population

Science Festival: Ice Man in a Warming World

Fjord and Glacier in East-Central Greenland (NASA)

When looking for signs of global warming, the melting of the world’s glaciers and ice sheets is often cited as the one of most glaring indicators.

Edinburgh Science Festival

EISF: Generation Science

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

Edinburgh Science Festival 2019 programme launch feat. Emma Bodiam - credit Ian Georgeson -ed.JPG

In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

Science Festival: Oceans in Crisis, A Public Debate

Ocean nets and rubbish

We all rely on the seas for their abundant food, mineral and energy resources and yet more than 90% of the deep oceans remain totally unexplored.

Free Photo Exhibition Shows Human Impacts on Planet Earth

A Human Impact Amanda Tyndall,  Pascale Moehrle, Executive Director for Oceana, Ken Macintosh MSP

A free, outdoor photographic exhibition showing humankind's impact on our planet opened today outside the Scottish Parliament building.

Stop the Plastic Tide

To coincide with our exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday' and World Oceans Day on 8 June, come along to find out what the Marine Conservation Society is doing to stop

Our Seas under Pressure

As part of our programme for the exhibition 'Robert Callender: Plastic Beach… poetry of the everyday', Professor Teresa F Fernandes explores this very important and topical subject, and why we are all

Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

To complement our exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday', come and see BAFTA Scotland nominated short film 'Plastic Man', which received its world premiere at the Edinbu