The Foundation’s international activities are varied and quite often are made possible through international partnerships in a number of countries. From encouraging young women in Kenya to complete their high school education to delivering environmental programming, The Foundation encourages life long learning. The Biome collection of the Travelling Exhibition is augmented through fieldwork in areas such as the Masai Mara.
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No Grass Grew Under These Feet
On February 23, 1879, British botanist Agnes Arber was born. From her mid-teens through early career, she was able to spend time assisting plant morphologist Ethel Sargant from whom she acquired her research interest and style of investigation. Arber taught … Continue reading →22
Catching the Wave
On February 22, 1857, German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was born. He was a student and protégé of the great Hermann von Helmholtz. Hertz began his career as a university lecturer and quickly established himself as an accomplished speaker. In … Continue reading →