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Tartan Details - Preservation of Earth

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Preservation of Earth" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12195
Designer: Geoffrey (Tailor) Ltd
Tartan date: 26/06/2018
Registration date: 10 July 2018
Category: Other
Restrictions: Yes.
Prepared for weaving by Geoffrey (Tailor) Ltd.

Registration notes: Designed on behalf of Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology, Edinburgh University. Given the planetary-scale challenges of living successfully on the Earth without destroying it, this tartan represents the need for humans to preserve our Earth. Colours: blue represents Earth's oceans and sky; three green lines represent life on the third planet from the Sun and our efforts to successfully sustain it; white lines signify the planet's clouds; the brown line running through the middle green line represents the crust and the continents on which we dwell.
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