The Linnean Society hosts a great series of free lectures and debates at its charming headquarters in central London. On November 15th they are hosting what promises to be a lively debate entitled "The effect of the Common Agricultural Policy on biodiversity in this country", which I think many of us would find interesting and thought provoking. After all, agricultural practices and the fate of local biodiversity are inextricably linked!
The Linnean Society is located at Burlington House, between Piccadilly Circus and Green Park Stations, on Piccadilly. It's right inside the gates for the Royal Academy of Arts (black gate, big stone courtyard, red flags), to the left. We will gather in the courtyard near to the door of the venue at 5:30. If you are unable to come after all, please change your RSVP to not attending so that I know who to expect. If you have to cancel last minute, send me a text (I will be emailing my phone number to all attendees). We will wait until 5:45 and then we will go in and have tea in the library and get seats for the lecture, so if you arrive after 5:45 please just come right in and send me a text or give me a call to let me know you're there so we can find each other.
For more information on the debate and on the Linnean Society in general, please see:
I can't think of a better (nerdier) way to spend a Thursday evening!