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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species” on 24 November 1859, consequently this day is sometimes referred to as Evolution Day. This work of scientific literature is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured …

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World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD)

World Water Monitoring day (WWMD) takes place annually on 18th September. The aim of World Water Monitoring Day is to raise awareness and bring attention to the importance of Water quality. It was established in 2003 by America’s Clean Water Foundation (ACWF) as a global educational outreach program that aims to build public awareness and …

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Sir Peter Scott CH CBE DSC and bar MID FRS FZS

British naturalist ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer sportsman. and explorer Sir Peter Scott CH, CBE, DSC and Bar, MID, FRS, FZS was born in London 14th September 1909 , The only child of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott and sculptor Kathleen Bruce and was only two years old when his father died. Robert Scott, in …

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Alexander Fleming

Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist Alexander Fleming was born on 6 August 1881 at Lochfield, a farm near Darvel, in Ayrshire, Scotland. He was the third of the four children of farmer Hugh Fleming (1816–1888) from his second marriage to Grace Stirling Morton (1848–1928), the daughter of a neighbouring farmer. Hugh Fleming had four surviving …

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Burwarton Agricultural Show

The 125th Burwarton Agricultural show takes place 4 August 2016 in Burwarton, Shropshire. The event has won many awards including the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service which was created in 2002 during Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee, in order to recognize excellence in Voluntary Services carried out by groups in the community. The show includes …

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Central Bearded Dragon (pogona Vitticeps)

Bearded dragons belong to the genus Pogona in the subfamily Amphibolurinae of the lizard family Agamidae and Pogona vitticeps, the central (or inland) bearded dragon, occurs in a wide range of arid to semiarid regions of Australia. Characteristics include broad, triangular heads and flattened bodies with spiny scales arranged in rows and clusters. These are …

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World population day

World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was inspired by the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987-approximately the date …

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International Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day is an annual global awareness movement held on June 29. The aim of Asteroid Day is to teach people around the world about asteroids and what we can do to protect our planet, our families, communities, and future generations. Asteroid Day is held on the anniversary of the June 30, 1908 Siberian Tunguska …

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed annually on June 17. It’s purpose is to highlight ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought. It was proclaimed on January 30, 1995 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution. Each annual celebration has a different theme such as Attainment of food security for all …

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Global Wind Day

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is organised by EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council). It is a day when wind energy is celebrated, information is exchanged and adults and children find out about wind energy, its power and the possibilities it …

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