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British Science Festival 2015 - Who Killed the last Auk?

The last Great Auk was killed in the 1850’s, but what were the events that lead to this species’ extinction? Help us investigate by exploring the Kelvingrove's Creatures of the Past gallery to look for clues and meet the scientists who are trying to prevent future extinctions. Over the course of this weekend, there will be activities looking at what contributes to extinctions across the world, including climate change, and at ways of protecting animals for the future.
 

Secret Garden Cinema

Come all ye rolling adventurers! Join Take One Action for a very special outing of stellar all-age films and workshops about our shared planet and the food we eat – showing in our brand new pop-up solar and bicycle-powered cinema, at Dr Neil's Garden – one of Edinburgh’s great hidden gems – right on the edge of Duddingston Loch.
 
Gather friends young and old and use the Take One Action website to book into any of the three sessions outlined below. Advance booking strongly recommended.
 

Spokes Spring Public Meeting

The Spokes Spring public meeting on Thurs 26 March will discuss the future of Edinburgh city centre – particularly Princes Street / George Street – and the role of the bicycle there.  Our headline speaker is Cllr Lesley Hinds, Convener of Edinburgh City’s Transport Committee.
 
Speakers
The council view – Cllr Lesley Hinds, Convener of Edinburgh City’s Transport Committee
The business view – Richard Darke, Projects Manager for Essential Edinburgh

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