Paleontology is synonymous with excavating fossils, but the stereotype of the rugged, white, male digger could be a barrier to diversity in Earth Science. This editorial piece written by a doctoral student from University of Edinburgh, promotes the fact that there are many who want to celebrate and encourage the diversity of people, approaches, and scientific contributions among earth sciences. You can never be too well-dressed, or pregnant, or black, or languid, or LGBTQ+ to be a palaeontologist. You don’t even have to wear a hat.
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