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- What’s in a Name? A Year in Taxonomy at the Canadian Museum of Nature
A total of 34 new species were described by museum scientists in 2015, all with new scientific names. Some of our experts even had species named after them!
- Searching for Pearly Mussels in the Rideau River during the Hottest Days of Summer
Sixteen years after the first study, what is the state of native mussels in Ontario's Rideau River? Research scientist André Martel and team will be diving all summer to find out.
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For years, Canada’s first dinosaur fossils remained in the collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature, overlooked by scientists. Now, more than 120 years after being discovered, a Carleton University student has begun the painstaking work of cataloguing them.
Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, people have been participating in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s volunteer program for nearly 40 years. In 2015-2016 alone, volunteers amassed over 13,000 hours of work.