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01 Mar 17

Spring has sprung!

Today marks the beginning of meteorological spring. With the weather improving, the days getting longer and spring bulbs in bloom, why not celebrate the great outdoors with our Trusted Source articles on landscapes and gardening: Read about the English landscape garden style , famous landscape gardener Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown , Thomas Hardy’s ‘Wessex’ , the history of the term ‘picturesque’ , the history of commons , the open space movement , and the music of the South Downs landscape ...

Snowdrops

20 Feb 17

Article published to celebrate new Volcanoes exhibition

Read all about Mount Vesuvius and its importance in popular culture in this Trusted Source article by University of Oxford volcanologist, Professor David Pyle. David has curated the Volcanoes exhibition at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. The exhibition is free and open until the 21st May, 2017.

Gouache painting of Vesuvius in eruption, from William Hamilton’s ‘Campi phlegræi. Observations on the volcanoes of the Two Sicilies’, 1776

14 Feb 17

New contributors join the project...

We are delighted to welcome new contributors to Trusted Source. These include researchers from across the academic community and specialists from the National Trust too. See the full list of our article authors here .

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