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Research and Collections
Knowledge and Exploration
Expanding our capacity to meet Arctic environmental challenges and inspire future Arctic scientists.
Species Discovery & Change
Linking our core strengths to advance and enhance the impact and reach of what we do. More.
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Museums experts share their knowledge of Arctic biodiversity—plants, animals and even fossils.
Collections-Based Research to Understand the Natural World
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- Species Discoveries in 2014 at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Discovery of new species is a specialty of the museum's scientific research, and a bumper crop was named and classified in 2014.
- Cabinets, Cabinets Everywhere: Getting Ready to Welcome New Collections From Geological Survey of Canada
In 1842, Sir William Logan and his colleagues undertook a comprehensive geological survey of Canada. A great many of the specimens they collected are moving to the Canadian Museum of Nature. Palaeobiologist Kathlyn Stewart tells about the preparations that are underway to welcome these precious specimens.
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Science by Night on May 21 offers a jam-packed evening of activities, with opportunities to see things not usually on display, chat with experts and get behind-the-scene insights.
Preparing for BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out —where you can explore anatomy through specimens and a Science Lounge.
We are grateful to The W. Garfield Weston Foundation for generously supporting research at the Canadian Museum of Nature.