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Research and Collections
Biodiversity Conservation for a Sustainable Future
February 2, 2018
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Nature Inspiration Award
Find out about the deep commitment of the winners toward a better and sustainable future.
Knowledge and Exploration
Expanding our capacity to meet Arctic environmental challenges and inspire future Arctic scientists.
Collections-Based Research to Understand the Natural World
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- Small pond holds big fish diversity, and drama
It's a small pond at the Canadian Museum of Nature's research facility, but there's big fish drama swimming in it. Museum summer student Francesco Janzen reveals a diverse world of finned deception, conflict and even a fish that uses electricity to catch its prey - all under the surface of a little pond.
- Moss and Lichen: Wait, what’s the difference?
To Canadian Museum of Nature cryptogam enthusiast Cassandra Robillard they are small, fascinating and loveable. But for most people, a look at the botany assistant’s favourite organisms draws the question: What's that?
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A summer program in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s “backyard” is training students in the rigours of fieldwork, and teaching responsible environmental stewardship in the process.
A donation by Ottawa art collector Ron Gould has expanded the museum’s Nature Art collection, with the addition of 17 prints by artist Sue Coleman.
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