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Nature Photography Exhibition at the NMNH
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An exhibition of nature photographs taken by students from the Institute of Earth Systems was hosted by the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Mdina between 6 and 20 October 2017. The exhibition was open to the general public during the Museum’s normal opening hours.

Visitors viewing exhibits on the opening night 

 Visitors viewing the exhibits during the exhibition's opening night
 
“Managing Island Environments: a field study course in Madeira for B.Sc. (Hons) Earth Systems undergraduates” showcased student photography together with field notebooks and other items from an intensive field trip to Madeira in late 2016. The field trip focused on the management of island environments, examining aspects of Madeira’s geology, geomorphology, ecology, biogeography and landscape, and analysing similarities and differences between the Maltese and Madeiran archipelagos. During their visit, the students also engaged with locals, as well as students and faculty from the University of Madeira, to discuss socio-political aspects of island life.

Special thanks for their assistance in organising this event are due to Mr John J Borg, the Museum’s Senior Curator, and to the Earth Systems Association. 

Group of exhibition visitors

 Group of exhibition visitors in the courtyard 

Refreshments in the courtyard

 

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Last Updated: 22 January 2018

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