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 14.6 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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- Solving the mystery of a metal-oxide coating threatening to cover Mi’kmaq Petroglyphs in Nova Scotia
Aaron Lussier reports on a high-tech effort to solve the mysterious origins of a metal-oxide coating threatening petroglyphs in Kejimkujik National Park.
- Fossil solved great dinosaur cheek debate
Jordan Mallon's pick for a favourite fossil came down to a question of dinosaur cheeks.
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The Canadian Museum of Nature is supporting a national speaker series called Nature Talks about our everyday connection to nature.
Read how two recent winners, Ocean Tracking Network and Ungalli Clothing Inc., shared their prize to “pay it forward”. The Call for Nominations for the 2018 awards is now underway with a deadline of May 7.