Coming to Leicester (UK) from the 2-7th of April 2019, Newarke Houses Museum.
Join Dr Sara Thornton, Dr Sarah Cook and researchers from the University of Leicester and Borneo Nature Foundation on a journey into the amazing tropical peatlands of Borneo. Learn about the ecology of these forests and the threats that these vital habitats are facing through the stories and photographs of field researchers. The exhibition will accompany these photographs from the field with materials that explain the science and ecology of tropical peatlands, why they are relevant to even us in Leicester, and what you can do to help conservation efforts. See what a day in the life of a tropical peatland researcher looks like and have the chance to ask them any questions you can think of!
With support from Professor Susan Page (University of Leicester) and made possible by the British Ecological Society.
We are also collecting donations for the Borneo Nature Foundation; a not-for-profit conservation and research organisation who works to protect some of the most important areas of tropical rainforest, and to safeguard the wildlife, environment and indigenous culture on Borneo. See more information here: http://www.borneonaturefoundation.org/en/
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