Posts by Becca Barnes

#BiG Week

The first ever Black in Geoscience Week will be taking place from Sunday 6th September–Saturday 12th September. Most activities will take place on social media (follow along on the hashtags #BlackInGeoscience and #BiG). We also have a number of live events happening which you can join in with on Zoom or YouTube – registration links…

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Call for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for The Geosciences

As of Sept 1st, 2020 over 25,000 people have signed the change.org petition started by Dr. Hendratta Ali asking for 15 tangible actions to make the geosciences more equitable and just (Google doc version). We, the undersigned, appreciate that many geoscience societies[1] have written statements referring to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud…

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