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46 Nobel prizes! (biotechnology, biomedicine, chemicals, aerospace, etc.)
Pp. 48/49: important scientific developments and inventions over the last 25 years
Science festivals to promote science among the public (Edinburgh International Science Festival: 70,000 people)
Various museums around the country: 1. Natural History Museum in London (UK’s top visitor attraction) 2. The Deep in Hull (Europe’s deepest aquarium) 3. W5 Interactive Discovery Centre in Belfast 4. The Eden Project in Cornwall
Other actions include: - cleaning up of contaminated land - noise and vibration control - wastewater treatment - marine pollution control - renewable energy sources (right now around 5%, by 2010 10%) - recycling waste (landfill sites, incinerators; only 8% recycled) at bottle banks, etc.