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Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages: world-premiere exhibition to open at Canadian Museum of Nature

Ice and cold have long shaped our planet, as well as life on it. In fact, we are still living in an ice age…but the planet is changing. This dramatic story of adaptation is presented in a new exhibition developed by the museum—and it’s told with a cast of characters that includes woolly mammoths, American lions and Neanderthals.

Planet Earth Inside the Museum Walls

Learn the inspiration behind the Museum's new installation, Gaia, a giant inflated sculpture of the Earth by Luke Jerram.

The “sleeper of the season”

Museum lichen researcher Dr. Troy McMullin has described a new species discovered near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Named Bacidia gigantensis, it is surprisingly common but distinctly different from others in its genus.