Peter.D.Riley

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Our future depends on exploring all the frontiers of science, on innovative technologies based on these explorations and on the development of scientific literacy in all peoples through science education.

Ettie the canal barge is sailing again

Ettie has set sail again and is on the River Scarpe in Northern France near Arras, which was one of the cities on the front line in the Great War. The river is teeming with waterfowl.

Great crested grebe

Great crested grebe

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with young on its back .

Coot on a nest

Coot on a nest

Coot (Fulica atra) on a nest. Richard, who is sailing Ettie, has never seen as many coot nests on any waterway.

Little grebe

Little grebe

Little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) Richard has been told that there are more little grebe on this river than in the rest of France!



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