The Linnean Society of London, London

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The Linnean Society of London is the world’s oldest active biological society. Founded in 1788, the Society takes its name from the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus whose botanical, zoological and library collections have been in its keeping since 1829. The Society continues to play a central role in the documentation of the world’s flora and fauna, recognising the continuing importance of such work to many scientific issues.
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  • I attended a "lunchtime lecture" at The Linnean Society during my last trip, and it's such a marvelous idea! The lectures are approximately one hour, so those who must return to work may do so, and...  more »
  • This the first part of the wing on the Royal Acadamy Of Arts section, brilliant lectures very informative and good learning, look out for the treasure tours while your here. check it out  more »
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  • A learned society founded in 1788, focused on the natural and biological sciences, with extensive botanical and zoological resources, housed in part of the historic Burlington House on Piccadilly. Hosts occasional lectures which are open to the public.
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