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- Putting collections data on the map
Earlier this year my son asked me, “Daddy, what does your museum collect?” I quickly responded that the Canadian Museum of Nature collects natural history specimens, material culture artifacts, and library and archival fonds which reflect the changing biodiversity of …
- Freezing Arctic microbes for the future
Roger Bull and Warwick Vincent report on an international project that will send samples of Arctic freshwater microbes to the museum for permanent cryogenic preservation.