Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 10-million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
- Development of the west-side property
- The new lantern (PDF)
- Blue whale (PDF)
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News from the Museum
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- Plants 2 Papers: The Sequel
Our botanists have found that 300 species of vascular plants in the lower Coppermine River region of Nunavut. Fourteen species were observed for the first time in Nunavut. By publishing the results of this research, our botanists promote the advancement of Arctic knowledge.
- Pilgrim’s Progress: Sampling Diatoms in the Holy Land
A museum volunteer shares diatoms that he collected while travelling in Israel, Palestine and Egypt last autumn.
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Dr. Bob Anderson brings his skills as a scientific raconteur to Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum on February 16 with a public presentation about his fieldwork.
The Canadian Museum of Nature welcomes the continued focus on the Arctic noted in the release of the Joint Statement on Arctic Leadership, issued December 20, 2016.