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Latest press release

BGS’ Dr Marie Cowan honoured by Royal Irish Academy for contribution to societ

Dr Marie CowenDirector of the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland at the British Geological Survey (BGS), Dr Marie Cowan, has been elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy 2020.

Science is helping us to understand why African elephants move between landscapes

African Savanna elephants: Fiona Sach / British Geological Survey © UKRIScientists are beginning to understand how African elephants adapt their movement patterns in search of essential nutrients in their diets, a problem which is leading elephants to live closer to human activity.